↓ Refine your search

Results

  • As I walked out one morning fair

    Contains sexual innuendo. George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on August 16, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Whippoorwill song

    George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on August 16, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Bridgewater

    Dust jacket notes: Song begins on AFS 3809 B1 and is continued on AFS 3809 A3. Yellow song check-list notes: "Mr. Graham says he cannot play and sing at the same time, ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • The Devil out of hell

    Dust jacket notes: Most of the song recorded on AFS 3813 B1; a verse is added on AFS 3813 B2. WPA Field Report notes: "This is the old English ballad, 'The scolding ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • King William was King James' son

    Dust jacket notes: Includes two versions of song. George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 1939. Reference copy available in the ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Down around the coast of La Barbaree

    WPA Field Report notes: "Slave-ship days." George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on December 3, 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Comments on George Vinton Graham

    Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on December 7, 1938. Sidney Robertson Cowell discusses George Vinton Graham. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    Contributor: 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Home came the good old man

    Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Mr. G. disliked the vulgarity of [AFS 4217] A2 and had forgotten most of it, but consented to sing one verse of his tune." ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Ice-skating song

    George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 1939 Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Lowlands low

    Dust jacket notes: Fragment. George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on August 16th, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Young Johnny the sailor

    George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on December 7, 1938. Includes a discussion of the "guitar-mandolin." Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Rachel, I have long been thinking

    George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 1939 Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Henry the shepherd

    Dust jacket notes: "The tuning of his 4-tone guitar precedes this song." George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on December 3, 1938. Reference ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938

  • Barbara Allen

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: AFS 3809 A1 begins with a false start in which ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938-10-12

  • The Golden west

    George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 1939 Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Ta-ra-ra-rum bom-e-ray

    George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 1939 Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • Weevily wheat

    George Vinton Graham, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on August 16, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part of ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939

  • The Devil out of hell

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Most of the song recorded on AFS 3813 B1; a verse ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938-12-03

  • Willie Riley

    sound recording | on 2 sides of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: AFS 3817 A1 includes the first fifteen verses; AFS 3817 B1 ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - W.P.A. California Folk Music Project Collection - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - American Memory - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1938-12-07

  • Old crumpy

    George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 1939. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. Forms part ...

    Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - 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 - George Vinton Graham Performing Anglo American Songs, 1938 to 1939 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Performing Arts Encyclopedia
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1939