Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Lorena

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | This song, popular during the Civil War, is a version of "Lorena" with words by Henry De Lafayette Webster and music by Joseph Philbrick Webster. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 2, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Webster, Joseph Philbrick - Webster, Henry De Lafayette - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • James Bird

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: The second of two last verses on 4202 A1 is "defective." The "corrected" version is on AFS 4202 A2. Song depicts story of James Bird who distinguished himself for bravery on Lake Erie when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry won a decisive battle against ...

    • Contributor: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • The Picket's last watch

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Chas. W. A. Trumpler - Warden, David A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1964

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  • Peace for all and liberty for Ireland

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 unnumbered leaf) ; 35 cm | words and music by Chas. Kemether. (Statement Of Responsibility). Melody only. Manuscript in ink with accompanying typewritten lyric sheet (28 cm). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Kemether, Chas. (Charles) - Kemether, Chas
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • The fall of the Russian Czar

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 pages) ; 35 cm | music by Max M. Cahan ; lyrics by M. Zavodnick. (Statement Of Responsibility). Caption bears alternate title "Nicolay's mapule." For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Yiddish ; Roman alphabet. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Schenker - Cahan, Max M. - Zaṿodnik, Maḳs.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • James Bird

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Fragmentary version. Song depicts the story of James Bird who distinguished himself for bravery on Lake Erie when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry won a decisive battle against the British during the War of 1812. Bird was wounded, left the fleet for a time, ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Sons of the flag

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 unnumbered page) ; 22 cm | [music by] I. H. Meredith ; [lyrics by] George Morrow Mayo. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Title from caption. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Sheet (Form).

    • Contributor: Tullar Meredith Co. - Meredith, I. H. - Mayo, George Morrow
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Belgium, the savior of the world

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | words by Graden B. Storms ; music by Fransonia Barbere. (Statement Of Responsibility). Manuscript in pencil. For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Barbere, Fransonia - Storms, Graden
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • The last fierce charge

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Civil War song. Dust jacket notes: AFS 4214 A2 is incomplete; song completed on AFS 4214 B1. 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 ...

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

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assasination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1937. (Date). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Southern States Collection, 1937. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morgan, Minta - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1952
  • It must be the spirit of 76

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | Words by William Jerome ; music by Arthur N. Green. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: William Jerome Publishing Corporation - Green, Arthur N. - Jerome, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Lily Dale

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Minstrel show song. Song is version of "Lilly dale," composed by H. S. Thompson. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Thompson, H. S. - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • The Battle of Fredericksburg

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Mr. Graham says he added a 'little horror' to this where he'd forgotten the text." Civil War song. George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on August 16, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Now they're all dressed the same

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 35 cm | lyric by Eddie McGrath ; music by William E. Dulmage. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Eddie Mcgrath Publishing Co. - Dulmage, Will E. - McGrath, Eddie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • There's no North or South today

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Howley, Haviland & Dresser - Dresser, Paul
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1901

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  • North and South

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | music by Leo Rich Lewis ; text by an anonymous author. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Tufts College Bookstore - Lewis, Leo Rich
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • The Sword of Bunker Hill

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons Co. - Covert - M., D. J. - Wallace, Wm. Ross
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • My southern home

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Success Music Company - Huff, Mayme C. H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • We're brothers today

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 35 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Runyan, A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Bolsheviki

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 31 cm | the words by G. Brockhuizen ; the music by George Graff, Jr. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: World Music Publishing Corporation - Graff, George - Brockhuizen, G.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • The Russian Revolution 1917

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | By Adolph Gartner. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Adolph Gartner - Gartner, Adolph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Little Belgium, Uncle Sammie's with you too

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 page) ; 47 cm | words by John S. Birge ; music by Luther A. Clark. (Statement Of Responsibility). Manuscript in ink with typescript words. For unaccompanied voice. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Clark, Luther A. - Birge, John S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911
  • The Dixie division

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 page) ; 16 x 28 cm | words + music by Albert C. Mitchell. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice. Manuscript in ink with separate lyric sheet in ink. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Mitchell, Albert Carlyle
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • It shall be done the Dixie Division song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by Alexander Beach Pooley. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Pooley - Pooley, Alexander Beach
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Victory at last

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 29 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Bradbury, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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