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  • Blues

    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Blues

    sheet music | 1 score | 3rd composer: Morgan, Carey. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Swanstone, Arthur N. - McCarron, Chas. R.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Alcoholic blues

    Humorous Songs, Blues. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:26 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). 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 from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Billy Murray - Rosario Bourdon - Albert Von Tilzer
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919-01-27
  • Whistling Blues

    Performed by Meade Lux Louis. Recorded by Alan Lomax, 1938. sound recording | 1 disc. | John Hammond and Alan Lomax Recordings of Blues and Jazz Musicians. (Source). 1938. (Date). Recorded in New York by Alan Lomax. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Lewis, Meade - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Mississippi Blues

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on Library of Congress LP AFS L59, "Negro Blues and Hollers," edited by Marshall W. Stearns. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Recorded at Sadie Beck's Plantation, Arkansas. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Brown, William - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1962
  • Depot Blues

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on Library of Congress LP AFS L59, "Negro Blues and Hollers," edited by Marshall W. Stearns. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in Robinsonville, Mississippi. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - House, Son
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1962
  • 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. (Biographical). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection," in 1978, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Archive ...

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

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 12 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | Willie Mae Brown, 33-year-old Florida-born turpentine worker, sings a "real turpentine song." The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. Performance Note: "Turpentine Blues" (vocals) performed by Willie Mae Brown at ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Willie Mae - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Welfare blues

    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Welfare blues

    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Soldier blues

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 35 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Smythe, Billy
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Crazy blues

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: MCA, Inc., 1920. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Coupling date: 2/15/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Pocahontas / Premier Quartet. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Bradford, Perry - Sissle, Noble
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Catfish Blues

    Played and sung by Honeyboy Edwards at the 50th Anniversary Concert for the Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1978. sound recording | 1 reel. | Recorded at the Archive of Folk Song 50th Anniversary Concert, Library of Congress. (Venue). At the beginning of this recording, Edwards acknowledges Alan Lomax, who is sitting in the audience. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Edwards, Honeyboy - Petway, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • Tishomingo blues

    Instrumental parts | 26 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 1st cornetin A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyr. MCMXVIII by Jos. W. Stern & Co. N.Y. (Copyright). Shelved under "Those Draftin' Blues" by Maceo Pinkard, which is on the reverse pages. "Fox Trot" Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Williams, Spencer - Kaplan, Dave
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Regretful blues

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Kalmar & Puck & Abrahams - Hess, Cliff - Clarke, Grant
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Tipperary blues

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Euday L. Bowman - Bowman, Euday
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Remorse blues

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Jerome H. Remick & Co. - Lodge, Henry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • The blues

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | words by Lt. W.L. Williamson ; music by A. Leopold Richard. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Includes handwritten letter to President W.G. Harding from lyricist. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Legters Music Co. - Richard, A. Leopold - Williamson, W.L.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Kaiser blues

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 32 cm | Jas. E. Cooper ; arranged by B. Frank. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice ; lead sheet. Manuscript in ink. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Words printed as text. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Cooper, Jas. E. - Frank - Cooper, James E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Taxation blues

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 page) ; 33 cm | words and music by Cliff Hess. (Statement Of Responsibility). Manuscript in ink. Lyrics in typescript on separate sheet. For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Hess, Cliff
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Cantonement blues

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 page) ; 35 cm | by A. C. Mitchell. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice. Manuscript in ink. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Mitchell, Albert Carlyle
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Hindenburg blues

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | harmonized and arranged by Ethel Alcorn ; words and melody by Sanders Reynolds. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Sanders - Alcorn, Ethel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Kaiser's blues

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | music by Dan Lo Presti ; words by Pasquale Forte. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Knickerbocker Harmony Studios - Lo Presti, Dan - Forte, Pasquale
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Gypsy blues

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Fox Trot" "from the Musical Novelty 'Shuffle Along'" (Content). Mx: 18839-A -4 Recorded in late 1921 or early 1922. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Sissle, [Noble] - Blake, [Eubie] - Whiteman, Paul and His Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Serenade blues

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Fox Trot" (Content). Mx: 80386 -2 Recorded on June 12, 1922. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Sissle, [Noble] - Blake, [Eubie] - Westphal, Frank and His Rainbo Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings