• La potranquita

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: from disc sleeve: "Indian Aztec Rhythm; Verses don't rime [sic]; wypanqua" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "La potranquita" (vocals and 9-string guitar) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. ...

    • Contributor: Leal, Francisco - Salinas, Agapito - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Nada me importa - que me nieques la amistad

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "popular song among border Mexicans" Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "Nada me importa - que me nieques la amistad" (vocals and guitars) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. ...

    • Contributor: Salinas, Agapito - Leal, Francisco - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • La vaquilla colorada

    Field Recordings. Music. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye Performance Note: "La vaquilla colorada" (vocals and guitars) performed at home of Rev. & Mrs. Wm. A. Moye, Kingsville, Texas, on May 2, 1939. In Spanish. (Language). Also included in The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. ...

    • Contributor: Salinas, Agapito - Leal, Francisco - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Guitar
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Printable Timeline -- The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    1850 Songs of America Stephen Foster composes 'The Voice of Bygone Days', 'Molly, Do You Love Me?', and 'Ah! May the Red Rose Live Alway!' 'Go Down Moses,' a spiritual sung by the Tuskegee Institute Singers, 1914. Harriet Tubman reported using this song to identify herself to slaves that might want to escape and flee north with her by singing it in a neighboring ...

    • Date: 1850