Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Hijo, hijo, mira esta muher

    sound recording | 1 disc. | Recorded by John A. and Alan Lomax in San Antonio, Texas. (Venue). John A. and Alan Lomax 1934-35 Southern States Recording Trip Collection. (Source Note). Recorded in May 1934. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Gonzales, Josephine - Gonzales, Aurora - Manchaco, Pearl - Flores, Adela - Trujillo, Lia - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Children's Songs - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Children's songs may include songs that adults sing or teach to children, songs children pass along to each other, and songs that children compose themselves. These distinctions are not always clear cut, however, as adults may teach children songs that they learned from other children in childhood, and children may pass along songs learned from adults to other children. Playlist Five recordings from Library ...

  • Mexican American Song

    The most well known son jarocho is "La Bamba," which the Mexican American pop singer Ritchie Valens (1941-1959) popularized. Son Jarocho has become part of the fabric of the work of an array of contemporary Mexican American pop and rock singers including Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine, Los Lobos and Lila Downs.

  • 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. ...