Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Amazing grace

    sound recording | 1 sound reel : analog, stereo. | Recorded by Alan Lomax in 1959 (Date). Recorded at the Old Regular Baptist Church, Mayking, Kentucky (Venue). "Amazing Grace" by Thornton Old Regular Baptist Church from Southern Journey vol. 4: Brethren, We Meet Again, Rounder DC 1704. Courtesy of Rounder Records. (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Thornton Old Regular Baptist Church Congregation
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Come after breakfast (Bring your lunch and leave 'fore supper time)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 4289 -3 Recorded in early 1910. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Brymn, J. Tim - Smith, [Chris] - Burris - Collins, Arthur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1910
  • Jack Donohue

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Keith and Hiles Line

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Sung by Pat Ford. He came West from Wisconsin in 1931. This song was composed by a lumberjack in Crandon [Wisconsin] -- all the names are local." Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Minha mai = My mother

    sound recording | on 4 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Tests -- A composition by Mrs. Avila for Mother's Day." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals; Frank Cunha, mandolin; Joachim Flores, guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 12, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in ...

    • Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Frank Cunha, and Joachim Flores - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Cunha, Frank - Flores, Joaquim - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Oh didn't he ramble

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 9 in. | "Song" label is "Universal Zonophone" (Content). Issued in early 1909 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Zonophone - [Cole, Robert] - Collins, Arthur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1909
  • Sven Svensons Sven

    Humorous Songs, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:47 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). 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 rights holders of the ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Charles G. Widdén - Nathaniel Shilkret
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921-06-06
  • Indiana

    Copyright: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., 1917. Coupling date: 5/11/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: female voices with orchestra. With (reverse side): Can't yo' heah me callin', Caroline? / Vernon Dalhart.

    • Contributor: Hanley, James F. (James Frederick) - Homestead Trio - Macdonald, Ballard - Edison - Hanley, James F.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917
  • 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
  • O patria mia--Aida

    Coupling date: 3/16/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano with orchestra, in Italian. With (reverse side): Explanatory talk / Harry E. Humphrey.

    • Contributor: Verdi, Giuseppe - Rappold, Marie - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • Nach der einnahme von Warschau

    Ethnic Spoken Word, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:18 | Spoken (Category). Descriptive scene and male vocal solo, with band (Description). Victor ledgers bear the heading, "German war songs." 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Julius Salay [I.E., Gyula Szalay] - Gyula Szalay - Edward T. King
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-08-11
  • Clementine

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Song is version of "Oh my darling Clementine," composed by Percy Montrose. Yellow song check-list notes: "Bad; needle wants to jump, shallow cut." John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell at the Arizona Bar in Groveland, California on August 2, 1939. (Venue). Reference ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Montrose, Percy - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Bell hop blues

    Humorous Songs, Blues. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:10 | 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. ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Al Bernard - Rosario Bourdon - Al Piantadosi
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919-10-06
  • Mutter's schluf liedelach

    Musical Theater, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:10 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). 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 rights holders of the ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Lucy Finkle - Nathaniel Shilkret - Joseph Rumshinsky
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-02-27
  • Star-spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | On label: "baritone and chorus" Matrix: 3083-C-4-2. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [Key, Francis Scott] - Chalmers, Thomas
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1914
  • A teid thu leum a ribhinn mhaseach = Will you come to the Isle of Lewis

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: Song begins on AFS 4284 A2 and is completed on AFS 4284 A3. John Cunningham, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Berkeley, California on June 20, 1940. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. ...

    • Contributor: Cunningham, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • El Mole Rachmin

    Religious, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:28 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, with organ (Description). 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 rights holders of the recording ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Josef Rosenblatt
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1913-07-29
  • Der Galitzianer un Litvak

    Ethnic Spoken Word, Comedies. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:46 | Spoken (Category). Comic dialogue, unaccompanied (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 - Gus Goldstein
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1924-05-15
  • Ah love, but a day

    Classical Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:16 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). 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 rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Laura Littlefield - Josef Pasternack - H. H. A. Beach
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918-03-07
  • Tancuj, tancuj

    Coupling date: 5/20/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone in Czecho-Slovak. With (reverse side): Aj, lucka lucka siroka (Oh the wide, wide field) / Alois Havrilla.

    • Contributor: Havrilla, Alois - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Lumberjack special

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A donkey jammer's song from camp 21, Yosemite Sugar Pine Co. Composed by the singers and some others about 1927." Yellow song check-list notes: Sung to the tune of "The Wreck of the old 97." Walter Ross Ralph, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by ...

    • Contributor: Ralph, Walter Ross - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile, smile!

    Musical Theater, Ethnic Characterizations. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:11 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with chorus and 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Lucy Isabelle Marsh - Olive Kline - Elizabeth Wheeler - Elsie Baker - Harry Macdonough - Lambert Murphy - Edward Hamilton [I.E., Reinald Werrenrath] - William F. Hooley - Josef Pasternack - Felix Powell
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-12-22
  • Elegie

    Coupling date: 12/13/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor solo in French. With (reverse side): 'O solo mio / Guido Ciccolini.

    • Contributor: Massenet, Jules - Ciccolini, Guido - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • Grythyttepågen

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:52 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with piano (Description). 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 rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Joel Mossberg
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1906-07-10
  • Take a Trip on the Canal if You Want to Have Fun [part 1 of 3]

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton - Nye, Pearl R.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1937-11-03