Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Miller, The

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Wilson, Ruby
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-01
  • Roy Carew and Hal Hopkins interview

    sound recording | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Carew, Roy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Tilly, Lend Me Your Pigeon

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A fragment of a story song from the Bahamas. Zora Neale Hurston, originally of Eatonville, Florida, was already a published novelist and folklorist when she took a job with the Federal Writers' Project in Florida. Performance Note: "Tilly, Lend Me Your Pigeon" (vocals) performed by Zora ...

    • Contributor: Hurston, Zora Neale - Halpert, Herbert - Kennedy, Stetson - [Kennedy, Stetson] - Hurston, Zora Hurston
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-18
  • Finnish polkka; Laiska tallirenki

    • Contributor: Forster, Yalmer Eino - Similä, Gusti - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-28
  • El patio de mi casa

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 38 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Sarris children Schoolchildren An old Spanish-Cuban childrens' folksong, sung while skipping rope. Performed by students at the San Carlos Institute, a grammar school in Key West owned and operated by the Cuban government, with classes taught in both English and Spanish. Performance Note: "El patio de ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Schoolchildren
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-22
  • I Can't Stay Away

    • Contributor: Unidentified Children - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - McGuire, Hattie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Jigs #1 and #2

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Thomas Mann, hammered dulcimer. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Ortonville, Iowa in July, 1937. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Thomas Mann performing a Anglo-American dance ...

    • Contributor: Mann, Thomas - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1937
  • Ja som dobrý remeselnik Introduction

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 30 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | . . . on August 31, 1939. They are made for the Library of Congress in cooperation with the Federal Writers' Project and the Federal Music Project of Florida. Alton C. Morris, University of Florida, is the collector. The next song the group is going ...

    • Contributor: Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • I Left My Woman in the Back Door Cryin'

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Richardson, James
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Amis, prennous nos verres en main

    • Contributor: Carrière, Fred - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-11
  • Emcee Speaks About Classic Cars

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • My little German home across the sea

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | 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 to the tune of "Little log cabin in the lane." John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Knight, George S. - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • I'm just wild about Harry

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Contralto with Orch. Acc." (Content). Mx: 7925 Recorded in June or July, 1922. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Gennett - Sissle, [Noble] - Blake, [Eubie] - De Leath, Vaughn
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Rimur

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sigurd and Leo Bardarson, vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on April 28, 1940. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Old Norse. (Language). In Icelandic. (Language). Forms part of a group of ...

    • Contributor: Sigurd and Leo Bardarson - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Bardarson, Sigurd - Bardarson, Leo - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Contest Song (First Group of Dancers)

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • O cease thy singing, maiden fair

    sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:25 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, with violin and piano (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - John Mccormack - Edwin Schneider - Sergei Rachmaninoff
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920-04-02

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  • Interview with Barbara Kates

    sound recording | 1 audio recording ; 39 min. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Kates, Barbara - Brown, Nicholas A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The cakewalk in the sky

    sound recording | 1 8" disc recording. | Duration: 01:49 | Instrumental (Category). Orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Walter Rogers - Ben Harney - Victor Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1907-02-06
  • Influenza

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Johnson, Ace
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-04-15
  • Circus gallop, Polish polka

    • Contributor: Mahoski, Henry - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-22
  • Marching through Georgia; Furnace song

    • Contributor: Palmer, Mason - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-16
  • I Ain't Goin' Work on the Railroad

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Brown, Viola
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Dreamy Alabama

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:44 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal duet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Lewis James - Charles H. Hart - Rosario Bourdon - Mary Earl [I.E., Robert King] - Robert King
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919-07-09
  • Bold Princess Royal

    • Contributor: Green, John W. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-25
  • Southern Rag

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Sanders, Alvin - Sneed, James - Duffy, J. F.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05