• Once There Was a Little Kitty

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: [Home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch] Performance Note: "Once There Was a Little Kitty" performed by Shirley Lomax Duggan (vocals) at [Home of Judge & Mrs. Oscar Callaway; Callaway Ranch], [near Comanche], [Texas], on May 7, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Duggan, Shirley Lomax - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - [Mansell, Mrs. Shirley Lomax]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • Motherless Children See a Hard Time

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Motherless Children See a Hard Time" performed by Dock Reed and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Arouser

    Field Recordings. Music. Dance Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as now Texas A&M University-Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College Performance Note: "Arouser" performed by Ruby Wilson (vocals) under grandstand of college stadium, A.& I. College, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Ruby - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Your Mamma's a Lady

    Field Recordings. Music. Lullabies. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Anna Cason Performer referred to elsewhere as Pearson or Polly Person Venue: Little Hope School House Performance Note: "Your Mamma's a Lady" performed by Anna F. Coson and Polly Pearson (vocals) at Little Hope School House, near Clemson, South Carolina, on ...

    • Contributor: Pearson, Polly - Coson, Anna F. - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Jail House Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #5; Stockade Performance Note: "Jail House Blues" performed by Walter J. R. "Snow" Jones (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #5; Stockade, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 20, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Jones, Walter J. R. "Snow - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Jones, Walter J.R. "Snow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Cummins State Farm in Gould, Arkansas Venue: Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp Performance Note: "Oh Go 'Way, Devil, an' Leave Me 'Lone" performed by Frances Anderson (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Women's Camp, near Varner, Arkansas, on May 21, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, Frances - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • I'm in His Care

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 11 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This is an old spiritual song sung by James Brown and Rufus Bland. Performance Note: "I'm in His Care" (vocals) performed by James Brown, Rufus Bland at Caruja Ranch, Kenansville, Florida, on July 1, 1940. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Brown, James - Bland, Rufus - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - [Bland, Rufus]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-01
  • Mousmoulia (Part 1 of 2)

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 53 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | John Castrounis will sing 'Mousmoulia,' a Greek love song." Mousmoulia is a kind of fruit tree. A fruit tree was planted in the man's yard to remind him of his lover so that he could sleep under its shade. Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first ...

    • Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-10-04
  • [Una canción para niños]

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | 1 minute, 3 seconds The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Florida 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Unidentified Group of Children - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Po' Sinner, Farewell

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "baptizing song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Po' Sinner, Farewell" performed by Dock Reed and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • El remolino

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dolores Royes Venue: Home of Henry Krausse Performance Note: "El remolino" performed by Dolores Reyes (vocals) at home of Henry Krausse, Brownsville, Texas, on April 28, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Reyes, Dolores - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-28
  • Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Bendita la ilusión - que lleva el hombre

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Drama. Religious Songs. Folk Drama. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Sugarland Venue: López Family home Performance Note: "Morir en la cruz con Cristo, o Dimas, el buen ladrón: Bendita la ilusión - que lleva el hombre" performed by Cleofé López and Eulalia Martínez (vocals) at López family home, Sugar ...

    • Contributor: López, Cleofé - Martínez, Eulalia - López, Gonzalo - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Rafaela - López, Paula - López, Genoveva - López, José
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Misirlou

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek-Arabian folksong. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. Performance Note: "Misirlou" (vocals) performed by Mary Gianèskis at Tarpon Springs, Florida, on August 25, 1939. Performer referred to elsewhere as Mary Gianèskis, Mary Graneskis, or Mary Granèskis Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Manticos, Mary G. - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Gianèskis, Mary - Granèskis, Mary
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Alabama Bound

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Gould, Arkansas Performer referred to elsewhere as Alf "Chicken" Valentine Venue: Cummins State Farm, Camp #9; Stockade Performance Note: "Alabama Bound" performed by Alf "Dad" Valentine (vocals) at Cummins State Farm, Camp #9; Stockade, near Arkansas City, Arkansas, on May 22, 1939. In English. (Language). ...

    • Contributor: Valentine, Alf "Dad - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • Proi-proi

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (5 minutes, 11 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Greek folksong. The singer learned this song at her island in Hellena. Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905. Performance Note: "Proi-proi" (vocals) performed by Mrs. Nick Alvanos at Tarpon Springs, Florida, on August 28, 1939. Performer referred to elsewhere as ...

    • Contributor: Alvanos, Nick, Mrs - Morris, Alton Chester - Cook, Robert Harrison - Kennedy, Stetson - Morris, Alton C. - Cook, Robert - Alvanos, Mrs. Nick - Mandalou, Miss - Translator - Alvanon, Mrs. Nick
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-28
  • Down by the Rocky Mountains

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Florida State Prison; Raiford Penitentiary Venue: State Farm Performance Note: "Down by the Rocky Mountains" performed by James Richardson (vocals) at State Farm, Raiford, Florida, on June 3, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, James - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Maria Blanca

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. Songs, Spanish. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Group of girls from Blalack School Venue: Blalack School Performance Note: "Maria Blanca" performed by Unidentified girls (vocals) at Blalack School, near Brownsville, Texas, on April 27, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Girls - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Girls from Blalock School
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-27
  • La vida de los arrieros

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Location also known as Sugarland Venue: López Family home Performance Note: "La vida de los arrieros" (vocals) performed at López family home, Sugar Land, Texas, on April 23, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: López, Gonzalo - López, Juana - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - López, Mrs. Gonzalo (Juana)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Rode off to Famarton

    Field Recordings. Music. Ballads. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Doris Franks Venue: Office of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Rode off to Famarton" performed by Dora Franks (vocals) at Office of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 19, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States ...

    • Contributor: Franks, Dora - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-19
  • Love Comes Twinklin' Down

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Love Comes Twinklin' Down" performed by Jesse Allison, Vera Hall, and Dock Reed (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt, Livingston, ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Allison, Jesse - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-26
  • El venadito

    Field Recordings. Music. Love Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "El venadito" performed by Carmen Taffinder Moye (vocals) at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 1, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Moye, Carmen Taffinder - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, Mrs. Carmen Taffinder
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • I'll Answer to My Name

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Farmhouse of Henry Truvillion Performance Note: "I'll Answer to My Name" performed by Henry Truvillion (vocals) at his farmhouse, between Newton and Burkeville, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. (Exhibitions). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • London Bridge

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: variation of London Bridge; tug-o-war; revised version Location also known as Weirgate Group of children Venue: Wiergate High School Performance Note: "London Bridge" performed by Unidentified children (vocals) at Wiergate High School, Burkeville, Texas, on May 16, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Group of Children
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Green Old Tree, Old Rocky Row

    Field Recordings. Music. Children'S Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of H.R. Weaver Performance Note: "Green Old Tree, Old Rocky Row" performed by Ruthie May Farr and Wilford Jerome Fisher (vocals) at home of H.R. Weaver, Merryville, Louisiana, on May 15, 1939. In English. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Wilford Jerome - Farr, Ruthie May - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-15
  • Jesus' Blood Done Made Me Whole

    Field Recordings. Music. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "mournin' song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Dock "Zebediah" Reed Venue: On porch of home of Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Tartt Performance Note: "Jesus' Blood Done Made Me Whole" performed by Dock Reed and Vera Hall (vocals) at On porch of home of Mr. ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Dock - Hall, Vera - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27