Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • I'm glad my wife's in Europe

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | World War I song. Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Since my Margaret become a suffragette

    Ethnic Characterizations. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:31 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, 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 - Maurice Burkhart - Gus Edwards
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1912-04-11
  • Ballin' the Jack

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, vertical cut, mono. ; 10 in. | "Fox trot with vocal chorus" (Content). Mx: 19255-A-1 Edison: 52616-R Recorded shortly before July 2, 1929 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Smith, Chris - The Campus Cut Ups
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1929
  • Minha mai e pobresinha (fado) = My mother is poor

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A fado known to all Portuguese in California today (fado in major)." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the ...

    • Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Bugle call rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 5 in. | Mx: 111 -2 Issued in 1916 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - [Blake, Eubie] - [Morgan, Carey] - Metropolitan Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • My father and mother were Irish

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Byron Coffin, ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • God bless America

    sound recording | wav | Taken from cd entitled: "Ceremonial music." "God Bless America" by Irving Berlin © Copyright 1938, 1939 by Irving Berlin © Copyright Renewed 1965, 1966 by Irving Berlin © Copyright Assigned the Trustees of the God Bless America Fund International Copyright Secured. All Rights Reserved. Reprinted by Permission. (Copyright Notice). 30 second (Extent). Due to copyright restrictions, only excerpts from ...

    • Contributor: U. S. Air Force Band - Berlin, Irving - Villanueva, Msgt Jari - United States Air Force Concert Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The Dying Californian

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Learned from his mother." John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Yankee doodle boy

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono ; 7 in. | The Library of Congress believes this recording may be in the public domain. Anyone with additional information about this recording should contact the Library of Congress. (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - Lewis, F. E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917
  • Petite suite de concert

    sound recording | 2 sound discs: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in. | La caprice de Nanette--Demande et reponse-un sonnet d'amour--La tarantelle fretillante. (Content). "conducted by Malcolm Sargent" Recorded in Europe in late 1932. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Coleridge Taylor, Samuel - London Symphony Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1933
  • My Creole Sue

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Male Voices" (Content). Mx: 750 -7 Recorded late 1902 to early 1903. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [Davis, Gussie L.] - [Columbia] Quartette
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
    • Date: 1922
  • The marines' hymn

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: digital; 4 2/4 in. | Taken from "The Bicentennial Collection: Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of 'The President's Own' United States Marine Band," disc 4. Original release information: William F. Santelmann, conducting RCA metal master, Mx. WD8-MB-1201, c. 1942 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: United States Marine Band - U.S. Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1998
  • The star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - The Diamond Four
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1898
  • Sep vagy, gyonyoru Magyar orsag = How beautiful is Hungary

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mary Gaidos, Julia Reha, Elizabeth Jelenfy, Mary Drasky, Rosa Nimerfroh, Mr. Jelenfy, and Mr. Nimerfroh, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on December 31, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In ...

    • Contributor: Mary Gaidos and Friends - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Gaidos, Mary - Reha, Julia - Jelenfy, Elizabeth - Drasky, Mary - Nimerfroh, Rosa - Jelenfy (Mr) - Nimerfroh (Mr) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • You're a grand old flag

    sound recording | Sound tape reel: analog, 2 track stereo 7 1/2 ips | Taken from the Marine Band "Dream Hour" (radio program) recordings, circa 1953. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: [Cohan, George M. (George Michael)] - U. S. Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1953
  • America the beautiful

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled "Sing America!", published by MENC, and manufactured by Sony Music Special Products. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Ward, Samuel - Bates, Katharine Lee - Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band, Cherry Point, Nc
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Mississippi stoker

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Orchestra Accompaniment" (Content). Mx: 3557-3-21 Recorded c. November 1906 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Williams, Bert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1907
  • Utott-kopott oreg csarda = The Old tavern

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Bandit ballad. Mary Gaidos, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 3, 1940. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Hungarian. (Language). Forms part of a group of ...

    • Contributor: Gaidos, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Mogatz Mirza, lament for Mogatz Mirza

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | LC romanized form of title: Mokats Mirza. Yellow song check-list notes: "Told in the traditional narrative song style, starting high -- dropping pitch and volume at end of line." Ruben J. Baboyan, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fresno, California on April 16, ...

    • Contributor: Baboyan, Ruben J. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • The Little brown bulls

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 4, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde Ford performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Castle walk

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Mx: 212 [unknown take] Issued in 1916 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - [Europe, James Reese] - [Dabney, Ford] - Metropolitan Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • Pietr = Peter in the High Chair

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Thodur Einarson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on November 11, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Thodur ...

    • Contributor: Einarson, Thodur - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Hail to the chief

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "Ceremonial music." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Department of Air Force - United States Air Force Concert Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The Drunkard's doom

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Song is version of "The Drunkard's doom" by Mary Lantz. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Lantz, Mary - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939