Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Introduction of King Family by S.C. Loop

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Loop, S. C.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-01
  • Girl I Left Behind Me

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-01
  • Girl I Left Behind Me

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Shout Miss Lulu

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Ragtime Annie

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-01
  • Silver Bells

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Cotton-Eyed Joe

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Old True Love

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Tuning up and introductory talk

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Get Along Down Town

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Good Night, Greeley

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • Fod

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - King Family
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-09-02
  • 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. ...

  • Don't Say It Can't Be Done

    videorecording | videorecording ; 5 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • There's a long, long trail a-winding

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | This song, first published in 1914, became popular during World War I and was later incorporated into the U. S. Army Song Book for World War II. (Bibliographic History). This was recorded in Columbus, North Dakota. (Venue). This forms part of the Bjorngjeld Family Collection. (Source). Recorded between 1956 and 1960. (Date). According to Arthur Bjorngjeld, in ...

    • Contributor: Bjorngjeld Family (Musical Group) - Bjorngjeld, Clarence - Bjorngjeld, Ervin - Bjorngjeld, Alfred - Borghild, Person - Hanson, Olga - Elliott, Zo - King, Stoddard
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Girl I Left Behind Me

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Pipkin, Frank
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-30
  • My Country 'Tis of Thee

    Article. Smith initially wrote another verse, which he cut because it seemed too strident and not in keeping with what he wanted to be a peaceful homage to the nation. Beethoven and Haydn have incorporated the music of this song into their own work and, on August 28, 1963, Rev. Martin Luther King quoted Smith's lyrics when he stated from the steps of the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    1759 Songs of America Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791) sets to music Doctor Parnell's 'My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free' – America's earliest surviving secular composition. Culture Voltaire (1694-1778) writes his satirical masterpiece Candide My days have been so wondrous free [manuscript] 1760 In the News George III becomes King of England. 1761 Songs of America 'Young Johnny,' sung by Winifred Bundy. Recorded by Helene ...

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

    1950 Songs of America Elinor Remick Warren writes "God Be In My Heart." Aaron Copland's first set of Old American Songs includes settings of "The Boatmen's Dance," "The Dodger," "Long Time Ago," "Simple Gifts," and "I Bought Me A Cat." Seeger Family Concert. Mike, Peggy, and Pete Seeger with the Short Sisters, recorded at the Library of Congress, March 16, 2007 [webcast]. Culture Gian ...

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

    Bluegrass music is a tradition-based modern style of string band music. Typically a bluegrass band consists of four to seven performers who sing while accompanying themselves on acoustic string instruments such as the guitar, double bass, fiddle, five-string banjo, mandolin, steel guitar, and Dobro. Bluegrass combines elements of old-time mountain music, square dance fiddling, blues, gospel, jazz, and popular music. Like jazz, bluegrass allows ...

  • Old English squire. W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
  • Soldier's Joy

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2603

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Hawaiian Song

    Colleges and university programs in Hawai'i participate in the revitalization of Hawaiian language and culture. An example available in this presentation comes from Hawai'i Community College in Hilo, Hawai'i, where a program in traditional hula, Hālau Hula, emphasizes learning Hawaiian language, as well as dance, chants, and songs. Students and teachers of this program formed the group Unukupukupu, which performed at the Library of ...

  • Greasy String

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-05-06