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  • Gooseberry pie

    Minstrel show song. Song is version of "Gooseberry pie," composed by Sidney Burt. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. Reference copy available ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Burt, Sidney - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Lass of Mohee

    John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 2, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a group ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • King William was King James' son

    John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell at the Arizona Bar in Groveland, California on August 2, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Leather breeches [fragment]

    John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 5, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a group ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • My little German home across the sea

    Song is version of "My little German home across the sea" by George S. Knight. Begins on AFS 3355 B2, is continued on AFS 3355 A3. Dust jacket notes: Song is sung ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Knight, George S. - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Little brown jug

    Minstrel show song. Song is verson of "Little brown jug," composed by Eastman. Incomplete recording of song on AFS 3348 A2, continued on AFS 3348 A3. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Eastburn - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Bologny sausage

    Dust jacket notes: "Sung to the tune of 'My horses ain't hungry.'" John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. Reference copy available in ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Dying Californian

    Dust jacket notes: "Learned from his mother." John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 5, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Lady Del Roy

    Yellow song check-list notes: "Mixed up with 'One morning in May.'" Yellow song check-list notes: "Badly scratched." John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Sailor Jack

    Yellow song check-list notes: Last verses missing from recording. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Shadow of the pines

    This song is a version of "In the shadow of the pines" with words by Hattie Lummis and music by G. O. Long. Dust jacket notes: "Background noises from 4 card players ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Long, G. O. - Lummis, Hattie - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Blind girl

    John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of a group ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Comments on "St. Peter at the Golden Gate"

    John McCready and Sidney Robertson, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 5, 1939. Sidney Robertson Cowell asks John McCready where he learned the poem "St. Peter at ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Lorena

    This song, popular during the Civil War, is a version of "Lorena" with words by Henry De Lafayette Webster and music by Joseph Philbrick Webster. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Webster, Joseph Philbrick - Webster, Henry De Lafayette - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Drunkard's doom

    Song is version of "The Drunkard's doom" by Mary Lantz. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 5, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Lantz, Mary - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Now, now, now

    Yellow song check-list notes: "Defect in middle -- hold the needle lightly." John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. Reference copy available in ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Sunny south

    Dust jacket notes: Minstrel show song, medley of Foster melodies. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 2, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Foster, Stephen Collins - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Gentle Annie

    Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Mr. McCready's father used to sing this crossing the plains in an ox cart." Song is version of "Gentle Annie," composed by Stephen Foster. ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Foster, Stephen Collins - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Drunkard's child

    Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "The occasional barks serve to immortalize a lady named Toots, a fine police dog who made the trip down the Yukon as a young ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ferrell, J. W. - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Bill Stafford

    Dust jacket notes: "Dice shaken at bar audible." John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell - American Memory - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - John McCready Performing Anglo American Songs, 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939