Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • My Lord Is Writin'

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Cochran Field Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Signboard

    • Contributor: Graham, Bert - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-14
  • White Folks in de College

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 50 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer, a turpentine worker, was born in Southton County, North Carolina. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. Performance Note: "White Folks in de College" (vocals) performed by Phillip ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, Phillip H. - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Thomas, Phillip H. (P. H.) - Thomas, P. H.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • The Story of Juan José Explanation

    Field Recordings. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 4 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An explanation, in English, of "The Story of Juan José," as told by Martin Noriega. It is said to be a true story, based on actual happenings of about 35 years earlier. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by ...

    • Contributor: Andux, Esther - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rollato, Esther - Pollato, Esther
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-25
  • Brown Girl, The

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Davis, O. C., Mrs
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Kaakkuri kaakkuri kirjava lintu; Kemi schottishe; American schottische

    • Contributor: Juhani, Aapo - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-27
  • Cotton Fever

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Quinton, Luther - Jones, Floyd - Ross, Fred - Unidentified, Fred Ross [?]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-01
  • Game song; Patko, robber ballad

    • Contributor: Maté, Mrs - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-08
  • Christmas Eve; Silvery Tide

    • Contributor: Green, John W. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-25
  • Pastirska pesma; Seljancica; Melodija gusle na duduko; Salaj

    • Contributor: Sainović, Ilija - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-06
  • La belle c'est endormie sur un boli de fleur

    • Contributor: Carrière, Fred - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-10
  • Fisher's Hornpipe [on harmonica]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Madame, I Come To Marry You

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Ramsay, Pauline
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-14
  • Make A Change In The Business

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Hunt, Buster - A Friend of Buster Hunt
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-19
  • Soldier Boy Blues, 1943

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Good Night, Greeley

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Spanish Two-Step

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Alston, Ernie - Price, Harding
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-03
  • Salt Water Blues

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Ezell, Buster
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Camarade

    • Contributor: Carrière, Fred - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-11
  • Arthur, n'avait point de richese

    • Contributor: Carrière, Fred - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-10-10
  • Lakes of Colfaine; Wild Amerikay; Maid in love

    • Contributor: Green, John W. - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-08-29
  • Ja mina laulelen kahdesta nuorukaisesta, jotka liiton tekivat keskenaan

    • Contributor: Juhani, Aapo - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-09-28
  • Let's Join Up

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Rains, Ruby - Rains, Bert - Vice, M. P.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-15
  • Alabama Red

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Stripling, Sidney
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Bellamena

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 28 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A Bahamian folksong, commemorating the role of Caribbean vessels in "rum-running," or transporting alcohol, to the United States during Prohibition (1919-1933). The 18th amendment to the Constitution, known as the Volstead Act, or Prohibition Act, had outlawed the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages in ...

    • Contributor: Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll" - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Rolle, Theodore (Tea Roll) - Piano
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-20