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  • Joe Louis

    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Joe Louis

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • "Dear Mr. President", New York, New York, January or February 1942

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm; 12 in. | Sound Recording, Music; Sound Recording, Non-Music Dear Mr. President, talking blues song sung by Peter Bowers (Pete Seeger) (Side A)/The Martins and the Coys sung by Peter Bowers (Pete Seeger) (Side B) Sound Recording, Music Part of a series of interviews made by Charles Todd and Robert Sonkin, New York, New ...

    • Contributor: Bowers, Peter, Pseud. (Pete Seeger) - Cavanaugh, James (Jimmy) - Seeger, Pete - Cavanaugh, Robert - Sonkin, Robert - Todd, Charles L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 194?
  • Joe Jordan

    Biography. Biography. Around 1905, he began a long career as a conductor and composer, working with James Reese Europe on Ernest Hogan's Memphis Students performance troupe. In 1906 he became music director of Chicago's Pekin Theater Orchestra. Jordan also worked in Chicago as a composer and conductor for several musicals. He contributed songs such as "Lovey Joe" to Ziegfeld's 1910 Follies. In 1939 Jordan ...

  • Little brother Joe

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Goullaud, Louis P. - Skelly, J. P.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1879
  • Joe's polka (Schuman's pets)

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Balmer & Weber - Schuman, A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1872
  • Old black Joe

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Latshaw, Chas. E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1885
  • ' Joe Turner blues' medley

    Ragtime, Jazz, And More, Blues. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:02 | Instrumental (Category). Band (Description). Specific instrumentation not provided in Victor ledgers for takes 4 and 5. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Edward T. King - W. C. Handy - Victor Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-10-19
  • Old black Joe is dead and gone

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Balmer & Weber - Banks, Harry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1875
  • Pretty blue eyed Jo

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Kunkel Brothers - Lang, Joe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1870
  • Blues - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    "The blues" is a secular African-American musical genre that has had broad influence in popular music. Blues songs deal with a variety of topics and emotions, though it is often mistakenly thought that they deal almost exclusively with sorrow and protest. Playlist Recordings from the The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip. Shorty George (1939) Performed by Smith Casey, guitar. In ...

  • Medley of Broadway hits

    Musical Theater, Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:56 | Instrumental (Category). Piccolo solo, with piano (Description). It is not known whether 1 or 2 was the issued take. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Harry Von Tilzer
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1904-06-20
  • Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including "Ah, Love, But a Day and "The Year's at the Spring." John Rosamond Johnson writes the anthem "Lift Every Voice and Sing" to lyrics by James Weldon Johnson. The King Family performs the traditional dance song "Cripple Creek" on string band instruments: banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, and bass fiddle. ...

  • Ragtime - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Ragtime, a uniquely American, syncopated musical phenomenon, has been a strong presence in musical composition, entertainment, and scholarship for over a century. It emerged in its published form during the mid-1890s and quickly spread across the continent via published compositions. By the early 1900s ragtime flooded the music publishing industry. The popularity and demand for ragtime also boosted sale of pianos and greatly swelled ...

  • History of Ragtime

    "Real Ragtime: Disc Recordings from its Heyday" (Booklet notes by Richard Martin and David Sager). Archeophone Records, Arch. 1001A.

  • " John Henry"

    Whether or not the legend has an historical basis, the story of a man whose worth and identity are measured only by his strength, which is then challenged by the advent of steam power, is one that has endured for over a century. John Henry's complaint to the work "captain," "A man ain't nothing but a man," found in most versions of the ballad, ...

  • Songs of Work and Industry - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    During the 400 years of the settlement, territorial expansion, migration, industrialization and urbanization of what would come to be known as the United States, the nature of making a living and the technological and economic factors on which it rested changed profoundly. In colonial North America the economy was overwhelmingly agricultural with farmers producing much of what they needed for themselves and their communities. ...

  • Rock - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    The term "Rock and Roll" was applied to several related forms of music broadly popular with youth starting in the mid-1950s. Some styles were already well established with certain audiences, or used musical devices that had been around for some time, but in the mid-1950s, they achieved national popularity, and soon became the driving forces in much of popular music. Playlist Recordings from Library ...

  • Western and Cowboy Songs - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Although it is often spoken of in the same breath as "Country" music, "Western" is a distinct area of American popular music whose roots reach into the frontier era of the 19th century. Playlist Five recordings from Library of Congress collections Starving to death on a government claim A pioneer song sung by folklorist Vance Randolph, who learned it in Kansas in his youth. ...

  • Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    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 ...

  • African American Song

    From rappers like André 3000 (1975–) and pop stars like Michael Jackson (1958–2009), to opera singers like Denyce Graves (1964–) and gospel artists like Yolanda Adams (1961–), African American vocal artists continue to shake up and shape the musical culture of the United States in profound ways.