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  • You've Been A Good Old Wagon, But You've Done Broke Down

    Composer Ben Harney sings his song, "You've Been a Good Old Wagon, But You've Done Broke Down," without accompaniment. Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (probably in Harney's home), ca. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Harney, Benjamin Robertson - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Old Gray Mare

    sound recording | 1 cylinder | Bascom Lamar Lunsford was a lawyer, a folklorist, and a performer of traditional songs and music. (Biographical). October 19, 1925. Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Finger Ring

    sound recording | 1 cyl. | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 12, 1926. (Date). Spoken at the end of the recording by Mary C. Mann: This is Miss Roberta Paul's, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winsow - Mann, Mary C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Robert Winslow Gordon testing disc recording equipment. He speaks, sings a verse of "Casey Jones," and whistles.

    sound recording | 1 disc. | Recorded at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. (Venue). Robert W. Gordon Collection of Disc Recordings. (Source Note). Recorded in January 1932. (Date). This song ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Glory to God, My Son's Come Home

    sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Sung by J. D. Purdy in Gullah dialect. Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (General). Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon near Darien, Georgia (Venue). Recorded ca. 1926. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Purdy, J. D. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Old Granny Hare

    Sung by William Ernest Bird in Cullowhee, North Carolina, October 28, 1925. Gordon Cylinder Collection. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Performed by Professor W. E. Bird of Cullowhee State Normal School ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bird, William Ernest - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Ol' Man Satan

    sound recording | 2 cylinder recordings | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 12, 1926. (Date). According to Gordon, "This song was a favorite with Amelia, a slave brought to this ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Mann, Mary C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Jesus is My Only Friend

    sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 10, 1926 (Date). Spoken at the end of this recording: sung by Bessie Shaw, Oakhill, Georgia, April the tenth, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Shaw, Bessie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Roll the Old Chariot Along and Haul the Woodpile Down

    Sea shanties recorded by Robert W. Gordon in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in the early 1920s (singers unknown). Gordon Cylinder Collection (cyl.50, CAL 103, CAL 104) sound recording | ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Hesitation Blues

    sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). October 19, 1925. (Date). Bascom Lamar Lunsford was a lawyer, a folklorist, and a performer of traditional songs and music. ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Casey Jones

    Sung by Francis H. Abbot. Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon in Charlottesville Virginia, March 24, 1932. Robert W. Gordon Collection of Disc Recordings. sound recording | 1 disc. | Charlottesville, Virginia. (Venue). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Abbott, Francis H.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • The Old Ninety Seven

    sound recording | 1 cylinder recording. | Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon in Concord, North Carolina, (Venue). Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. Original Cylinder number: Gordon cyl. A6, ms. NC4. (Source Note). ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lewey, Fred J. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978