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  • Stony Point

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Texas

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Tap Dance

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard. Crew of "The Boys," a 108-foot menhaden (or pogey) fishing boat of Mayport, Florida, commanded by Captain J. C. Willard. Shrimphouse workers A tap dance ...

    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cornwall, Robert - Cook, Robert - Unidentified Group of Workers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-06-27
  • Rye Straw

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Collier in the Scrub

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 55 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | This was said to have been composed by the late "Uncle Bunk" Collier, a Highlands County "Cracker," while hiding out from the sheriff after he had stolen a hog. Straws are foot-long fiddle sticks whittled out of fat pine. Albritton and O'Berry say that ...

    • Contributor: Albritton, G. G. - O'Berry, Cleo Wynn - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - O'Berry, Cleo Wynn (C. W.) - Fiddle - Straws - O'Berry, C. W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-26
  • Natchez [Christmas Morning]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Fisher's Hornpipe [in G]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Shoes and Stockings

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Kitchen Girl

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Watha
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Money Musk

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • [Grover Jones's Waltz]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Money Musk

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Fire in the Mountain

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 34 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A square dance tune, learned on the Calusa Hatchee River. Straws are foot-long fiddle sticks whittled out of fat pine. Albritton and O'Berry say that their ancestors have been Southern fiddlers for several generations. Both are of Scotch-Irish descent. Only one fiddle was used; ...

    • Contributor: Albritton, G. G. - O'Berry, Cleo Wynn - Corse, Carita Doggett - Cornwall, Robert - Fiddle - O'Berry, Cleo Wynn (C. W.) - Straws - O'Berry, C. W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-26
  • Fire on the Mountain

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Betty Likens

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Kalymnos Island native dance

    Field Recordings. Instrumental Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (4 minutes, 18 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An ancient classic dance originated, as Mr. George Anastassiou stated, some three thousand years back and adopted by the Islanders of Kalymnos, and most of the Islands of the Asia Minor shores. This peculiar dance is performed by a large group of men ...

    • Contributor: Anastassiou, George - Kaletizis, George - Peronis, Louis - Perris, Charylaos "Harry" - Filareton, John - [Anastassiou, George] - [Kaletizis, George - Lavouto] - [Peronis, Louis - Violin] - [Perris, Charylaos (Harry) - Santouri (Cymbal)] - Anastassio, George - Anastassiou, Professor George - Kapsalos, Louis - Perris, Harris - Parris, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-05-12
  • [Natchez]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Georgia Camp Meeting

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Mills, Kerry - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Hell among the Yearlings

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Granny

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27
  • Farewell My Dear Brother

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Folding Down the Sheets

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • [Betsy]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • 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
  • Shady Grove

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18