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Finding Aids to Collections Organized by Topic in the Archive of Folk Culture

A SELECTED LIST OF ENGLISH-LANGUAGE FOLKSONGS OF THE UNITED STATES SUNG BY CHILDREN
IN THE RECORDED COLLECTIONS OF THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE

Compiled by: Catherine E. Parnell
Series Editor: Archive of Folk Culture

Publication Date: February 1977


For additional information about Archive of Folk Culture collections, contact the Folklife Reading Room. To request copies, see our webpages regarding audio materials and photographic materials. Please refer to the AFC and/or AFS numbers when requesting information. All indications of time duration listed in this finding aid are estimates.

AFS 1-286: Recordings made by John and Alan Lomax. Mostly southern states in prison camps, 1934, 1935.

AFS 88 A1-B5: Thirteen songs performed by eight little Negro girls. Kirby Industrial School, Atmore, Alabama, October, 1934.

88A1: "It ain't gonna rain no mo'"
88A2: "Little Sally Walker"
88A3: "Sally go round the sunshine"
88A4: "Choodle-di-doo"
88A5: "I-tisket-I-tasket"
88A6: "Ladies in the dining room"
88A7: "Cocky-doodle-doodle-doo"
88A8: "It ain't gonna rain no mo'"
88B1: "Rosie"
88B2: "All around the Maypole"
88B3: "Hop-a-la"
88B4: "Hop-a-long"
88B5: "Miss Sue from Alabam'"

AFS 206B1-B5: Five songs performed by children. Shreveport, Louisiana, October 1934.

206B1: "All around the Maypole"
206B2: "I lost my handkerchief yesterday"
206B3: "Miss Sue from Alabama"
206B4: "My true love"
206B5: "My daughter is too young"


AFS 309-535: Recordings made by Alan Lomax, Zora Neale Hurston, Mary Elizabeth Barnicle. Georgia, Florida and the Bahamas, summer 1935.

AFS 309-330B2: Thirteen songs performed by Negro children, Frederica, Georgia, June 1935.

309A1: "All around the Maypole"
309B1: "There sets the Sally in the chair"
309B2: "Choodle-oodle-oo"
310A1: "Steal Miss Liza Jane"
310B1: "Going down to Richmond"
311A2: "Rise, Sally, rise"
311B1: "Bluebird through my window"
311B2: "I-tisket-I-tasket"
329A1: "How about you"
329B1: "Coming home some day"
330B2: "Whoops"

AFS 347 B: "Frog went a courting" performed by Drusilla Davis and group of Negro girls, Frederica, GA, June 1935

AFS 349A1-B4: Seven songs performed by Negro girls. Eatonville, Florida, June 1935.

349A1: "Rise, Sally, rise"
349A2: "Just from the kitchen"
349A3: "All around the race track"
349B1: "It ain't going to rain no more"
349B2: "Steal Miss Liza Jane"
349B3: "Bluebird through my window"
349B4: "Sally go round the sunshine"


AFS 536-662: Recordings made by John A. Lomax. Southwest, 1935-1936.

AFS 614A1-2: "Miss Sue from Alabama" performed by Negro children. School yard, Taylor, Louisiana, April 1936.

AFS 614A3-B3: Four songs performed by nine Negro children. Taylor, Louisiana, April 1936.

614A3: "Follow me"
614B1: "Go around town"
614B2: "Johnny, are you ready"
614B3: "When the wind begins to blow"

AFS 655A2: "Skip to my Lou" performed by girls with two fiddles, piano and guitar. Austin, Texas, March 1936.

AFS 655A3-B2: Four songs performed by girls. Austin, Texas, March 1936.

655A3: "Little miller boy"
655A4: "Walk in green grass, dust, dust, dust"
655B1: "Billy boy"
655B2: "Mississippi sawyer"

AFS 656A-B4: Five songs performed by children. Pond Springs School, near Austin, Texas, March 1936.

656A: "Frog went a'courtin'"
656B1: "Swing your pardners 'round you"
656B2: "Buffalo gals"
656B3: "Buffalo gals"
656B4: "Can't dance Josie"


AFS 744-750: Recordings made by John A. Lomax. State Farm, Virginia, summer 1936.

AFS 748A1: "He kicked 'em out of heaven" performed by Mayo children and two adults. Goochland, Virginia, June 1936.

AFS 748A2: "I want to know" performed by Mayo children alone. Goochland, Virginia, June 1936.


AFS 829-876: Recordings made by John A. Lomax. San Antonio, Texas, summer 1936.

AFS 846B1-846B2: Two songs performed by Red and Ernest Hernandex, age 11 and 13. Washington Irving Jr. School, San Antonio, Texas, January.

846B1: "Mexican blood"
846B2: "Modern girls"


AFS 878-944: Recordings made by John A. Lomax. South, early 1937.

AFS 881A3: "Mary Mack dressed in black" performed by Ella Jane Carter and group of girls. Piney Woods School, near Jackson, Mississippi, March 9, 1937.

AFS 884B1-B3: Three songs performed by children. Girls Colored Public School, Brandon, Mississippi, March 9, 1937.

884B1: "Shoo-roun'"
884B2: "We're going' round the mountain"
884B3: "Adam had seven sons"

AFS 884B4-886B3: Eight songs sung by older children. Brandon, Mississippi, March 9, 1937.

884B4: "Rabbit in garden"
886A1: "Loop de loop"
886A2: "Rubber dolly"
886A3: "Sissy in the barn"
886A4: "Little Rosie Lee"
886B1: "Everybody happy"
886B2: "I sing a little song about a little tree"
886B3: "Here comes one gentleman from Spain"

AFS 909B2: "Miss Sue, Miss Sue" performed by five of Aaron Pinnacle's children. Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, January 2, 1937.

AFS 940A1: "Angles watching o'er me" performed by Negro school children. Brandon, Mississippi, March 8, 1937.

AFS 940A2: "Must have that pure religion" performed by Corrine Pinckney and Negro school children. Brandon, Mississippi, March 9, 1937.

AFS 940A3: "Go to sleepy" performed by Annie Boone and Negro school children. Brandon, Mississippi, March 9, 1937.

AFS 940A4: "Churning" performed by Daisy Lee Gosten and Negro school children. Brandon, Mississippi, March 9, 1937.

AFS 940A5: "All them biscuits" performed by Eva Grace Boone and Negro school children. Brandon, Mississippi, March 9, 1937.

AFS 940B: Two songs performed by Bessie May Branch and Negro school children. Brandon, Mississippi, March 8, 1937.

940B1: "Eve and Adam"
940B2: "Well, I'll do what the spirit say do"


AFS 1374-1601: Recordings made by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax. Kentucky, September and October 1937.

AFS 1450: Six songs performed by pupils. Lower Hell-for-Certain School, Middleford, Kentucky, October 1, 1937.

1450A1: "Go in and out the window"
1450A2: "Little white daisy"
1450A3: "Green gravels"
1450B1: "Jinny, put your kittle on"
1450B2: "Needle's eye"
1450B3: "Skip to my Lou"


AFS 1851-1870: Recordings made by John and Alan Lomax.

AFS 1852: Two songs performed by seven Negro boys (Roan Jones, Hot Baby, Willie Rubert Russell, Joe Sift, Harton and Curtiss Harton.) False River, Louisiana, July 1934.

1852A: "The moon looks pretty"
1852B: "How long baby, blues"


AFS 1954-2032: Recordings made by M. E. Barnicle. Kentucky, January 1938.

AFS 1973-1974A: Three songs performed by John Hensley and two girls with guitar. Pineville, Kentucky, January 1938.

1973A: "The great speckled bird"
1973B: "Working on the building"
1974A: "Take me through"

AFS 1974B: "California earthquake" performed by two girls, with guitar by J. Hensley. Pineville, Kentucky, January 1938.


AFS 2589-2728: Recordings made by John A. and Ruby T. Lomax. April - June, 1939.

AFS 2612B3: "Children of America" performed by school children. Blalock School near Brownsville, Texas, April 27, 1939.

AFS 2656A1-B3: Five songs performed by Negro children. Wiergate School, Burkesville, Texas. May 16, 1939.

2656A1, A2: "Here comes Uncle Jessie"
2656A3: "All around green apple tree"
2656B1: "Ring around rosey"
2656B2: "Seed tick"
2656B3: "London Bridge"

AFS 2656B4: "Rigamarole" performed by Pearline Simmons and Theresa Sullivan. Wiergate School, Burkeville, Texas, May 16, 1939.

AFS 2657: Five songs performed by Negro children. Near Newton Texas, May 16, 1939.

2657A1: "Julie"
2657A2: "Old speckled lady"
2657A3: "Lost my handkerchief yesterday"
2657B1-3: "Suzanne"
2657B4: "I-tisket-I-tasket"

AFS 2663A: Two songs performed by Negro girls. Merryville School, Merryville, Louisiana, May 18, 1939.

2663A1: "Molly-coddle"
2663A2: "Ti-yi-ya-ya-hoo"

AFS 2665: Four songs performed by girls. Merryville Grammar School, Merryville, Louisiana, May 18, 1939.

2665A1: "Green old tree, oh rocky, oh"
2665A2: "Di-de-oh"
2665B2: "Old speckled lady"
2665B3: "Come on, Willie"


AFS 2735-3135: Recordings made by Herbert Halpert. March 15-June 15, 1939.

AFS 2789A-B2: Six songs performed by four children (ages 7, 8, 9, and 10). Dunham, Kentucky, March 29, 1939.

2789A1: "Ring around the roses"
2789A2: "Green gravels"
2789A3: "Go in and out the window"
2789A4: "Cinderella"
2789B1: "Big wax doll"
2789B2: "Old man daisy"

AFS 2789B3-4: Two songs performed by a school child. Dunham, Kentucky, March 29, 1938.

2789B3: "Betty Lou is my name, Dunham is my station"
2789B4: "Roses on my shoulder"

AFS 2858B2-3: "Ring around roses" performed by three children of Heaton School. Heaton, North Carolina, April 14, 1939.

AFS 2859A-B1: Two songs performed by four children of Heaton School. Heaton, North Carolina, April 14, 1939.

2859A1: "London bridge is broken down"
2859A2-B1: "Goin' to see Miss Jinny-I-Jones"

AFS 2859B2: "Goin' to see Miss Jinny-I-Jones" performed by one girl. Heaton School, Heaton, North Carolina, April 18, 1959.

AFS 2859B3: "Come play with me" performed by a nine year old child. Heaton School, Heaton, North Carolina.

AFS 2860A1: "Oh were are you goin'" performed by a school child. Heaton School, Heaton, North Carolina.

AFS 2860A2-B: Nine songs performed by girls of Heaton School. Heaton, North Carolina, April 14, 1939.

2860A2: "Froggie in the meadow"
2860B1: "E-V-I-V over"
2860B2: "Cinderella"
2860B3: "Boogerman"
2860B4: "My mother and your mother"
2860B5: "Ickie, bickie, sody cracker"
2860B6: "Ingin', ingin', number nine"
2860B7: "Down in the meadow where the green grass grows"
2860B8: "Mama sent me to the spring"

AFS 2945 A1: "Green coffee grows on a white oak stump" performed by four girls. Scottsboro Farms, Skyline, Alabama, May 15, 1939.

AFS 2945A2: "The miller" performed by a boy and three girls. Scottsboro Farms, Skyline, Alabama, May 5, 1939.

AFS 2959: Six songs performed by four girls. Tupelo, Mississippi, May, 1939.

2959A1: "Liitle Sally Walker"
2959A2: "How many miles to Bethlehem"
2959A3: "Sally go 'round the moonlight"
2959A4: "Call him, Rachel, call him"
2959B2: "Red leaf, yellow leaf"
2959B3: "Walking on the green grass"

AFS 2960: Nine songs performed by three children. Tupelo, Mississippi, May 8, 1939.

2960A1: "Mis' lady, mis' lady"
2960A2: "Tist a-tist a-tastet"
2960A3: "Green-a, green-a, crabapple"
2960A4: "I'm runnin' over the river
2960B1: "Green-a-tree, rocky road"
2960B2: "Steal, Miss Liza"
2960B3: "Punch-a-nella little fella"
2960B4: "Here, rang, here (Rabbit, rabbit)"
2960B5: "Jesus met a woman at the well"

AFS 2975A3-4, 2976A1-2: Three songs performed by four girls. Monroe County Training School, Amory, Mississippi, May 10, 1939.

2975A3: "Oh John, the rabbit"
2975A4: "Rabbit"
2976A1-2: "Miss Sue"

AFS 2975B1: "Hey 10-can to show" performed by six children. Monroe County Training School, Amory, Mississippi, May 10, 1939.

AFS 2975B2-3: Two songs performed by girls. Monroe County Training School, Amory, Mississippi, May 10, 1939.

2975B2: "Miss Betty's dead"
2975B3: "A gentleman from Spain"

AFS 2976A1-2: Two songs performed by small children. Monroe County Training School, Amory, Mississippi, May 10, 1939.

2976A1: "Bobaneeta"
2976A2: "Walk about Annie"

AFS 2976A3: "I'm wandering o'er the river" performed by girls. Monroe County Training School. Amory, Mississippi, May 10, 1939.

AFS 2976B: "Dinah (sick in bed)" performed by small children. Monroe County Training School. Amory, Mississippi, May 10, 1939.

AFS 3049A1-2: "Ring around the Moses" performed by Daisy marie and four children. Brandon, Mississippi, May 25, 1939.

AFS 3049A3-B: Four songs perfomred by Eva Grace Boon and five children. Brandon, Mississippi, May 25, 1939.

3049A3: "Adam had seven sons"
3049B1: "We're goin' around the mountain"
3049B2: "Little Rosa Lee"
3049B3: "Sail the hooticat"

AFS 3050-3052: Seventeen songs performed by Eva Grace Boon and a children's group. Brandon, Mississippi, May 25, 1939.

3050A1: "All the way 'round the shoe 'round"
3050A2: "Chew your rock candy"
3050A3: "Old lady sittin' in the dining room"
3050B1: "Little Sally Walker"
3050B2: "All around the Maypole"
3050B3: "Oh here sits a monkey in the chair, chair, chair"
3050B4: "I lost my handkerchief"
3051A1: "Green gravel"
3051A2: "Lucy Rabbit"
3051A3: "How many miles to Benjamintown"
3051B1: "Here comes one gentleman, just from Spain"
3051B2: "Go in and out the window"
3052B3: "Pull in the ship"
3052A1: "My mammy told me"
3052A2: "H'ist your window way yonder"
3052A3: "Papa goin' to town, zig zag"
3052A4: "Draw a bucket of water"

AFS 3069B1: "Seline" performed by Sarah Anne Ree and a young people's group. Southern Christian Institute, Edwards, Mississippi, May 28, 1939.

AFS 3069B2: "Miss Sue from Alabama" performed by Ann Lawrence and a young people's group. Southern Christian Institute, Edwards, Mississippi, May 20, 1939.

AFS 3072A1: "Sally go 'round the sunshine" preformed by young people, Edwards, Mississippi, May 28, 1939.

AFS 3074A1: "Little Sally Walker" performed by Susie May Miller and group of five children. Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 29, 1939.

AFS 3074A2: "Logan, come she'" performed by Flavia Woods and group of children. Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 29, 1939.

AFS 3074A3: "Jane-Jane" performed by Lila May Stevens and children's group. Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 29, 1939.

AFS 3074B1: "Mr. Rabbit" performed by Susie Miller and two boys. Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 29, 1939.

AFS 3074B2: "Lost my handkerchief" performed by children. Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 29, 1939.

AFS 3075A1: "We're walking on the green grass" performed by Laura Wilson and group of children. Vicksburg, Mississippi, May 29, 1939.

AFS 3075A2: "Old lady, shout, shout" performed by Melinda Cooper and group of children. Vicksburg, Mississippi, may 29, 1939.

AFS 3081B1: "Rickitiest superintendent" performed by Five Negro girls, State Penitentiary, Parchman, Mississippi, May 1939.

AFS 3084A2: "Pullin' the skiff" performed by girls. State Penitentiary, Parchman, Mississippi, May 31, 1939.

AFS 3099: Ten songs performed by seven children. Greenville, Mississippi, June 3, 1939.

3099A1: "One, two, three, a-leary"
3099A2: "Heel, toe, stamp it over"
3099A3: "Heel, toe, cross it over"
3099A4: "Hig a ma jig and away we go"
3099A5: "Johnny on the ocean"
3099A6: "Hello, Bill"
3099A7: "Cherry, cherry in my basket"
3099A8: "Jack, Jack"
3099A9-B1: "When I was the age of one"
3099B2: "Alice Palace"

AFS 3100A1-2: Two songs performed by eight children. Greenville, Mississippi, June 3, 1939.

3100A1: "Walking on the green grass"
3100A2: "Greentown lady"

AFS 3100A3-B: Ten songs performed by two girls. Greenville, Mississippi, June 3, 1939.

3100A3: "One year, twenty-four years"
3100A4: "Jump po' rabbit"
3100B1: "Here come three little gentlemen from Springtown"
3100B2: "Last night and the night before"
3100B3: "Ain't gonna count but one more time"
3100B4: "Little boy who sewed your breeches"
3100B5: "I went in the henhouse"
3100B6: "Way down yonder in Yanktiyank"
3100B7: "Beefsteak, beefsteak, barbecue"
3100B8: "I met Brother Rabbit"

AFS 3109B-3112B2: Eight songs performed by school group. Vancleave, Mississippi, June 9, 1939.

3109B: "Amazing Grace"
3110A1: "Coffee grows on white oak trees"
3110 A2-3: "Sugar lump"
3110B1: "Higher up on the cherry tree"
3110B2: "King William was King James' son"
3110B3: "There sits a young lady"
3112B1: "Worms (Nobody loves me)"
3112B2: "When I woke up this morning"


AFS 3558-3570: Recordings made by Margaret Valiant. 1939.

AFS 3561B: Two songs performed by boys with guitar. Brawley Migratory Camp, Brawley, California, February, 1939.

3561B1: "C.C.C. Blues"
3561B2: "Sea Gull"


AFS 3589-3623: Recordings made by Margaret Valiant. 1939.

AFS 3601-3603: Five songs performed by four Negro boys. Hubbard Training Center, Forsyth, Georgia, 1939.

3601A: "Tramping"
3601B: "My Lord, what a morning"
3602A: "That's enough for me to know"
3603A: "Didn't it rain"
3603B: "If I could hear my mother pray"


AFS 3624-3672: Recordings made by Herbert Halpert. New York City (presented by Columbia University Folk-Song Collection), 1938-1939.

AFS 3642A2: "I'm ridin' to Kentucky" performed by Catharine Mason and three girls. New York, New York, October 25, 1939.

AFS 3642A3: "Newsboy's chant" performed by newsboy. New York, New York, October 25, 1939.

AFS 3642B1-2, 3644A1: Three songs performed by Catharine Mason and three girls. New York, New York, October 25, 1939.

3642B1: "There's a lady in the river"
3642B2: "Sissy in the bond"
3644A1: "Walking up the green grass"

AFS 3644B2-3: Two songs performed by four girls. New York, New York, October 25, 1939.

3644B2: "Bluebird through my window"
3644B3: "Cry, baby, cry"

AFS 3647A4-B: "Walking up the green grass" performed by three girls. Lenox Hill Settlement House, New York, New York, October 26, 1939.

AFS 3648A: Three songs performed by four girls. Lenox Hill Settlement House, New York, New York, November 1, 1939.

3648A1: "London Bridge"
3648A2: "Ring around the rosy"
3648A3: "Bluebells through my window"

AFS 3648B3-3649: Nine songs performed by Josephine Alonzi and group of girls. Lenox Hill Settlement House, New York, New York, November 1, 1939.

3648B3-3649A1: "Old mother witch"
3649A2: "Cry, baby, cry"
3649A3: "Sticks and stones"
3649A4: "Be mad, stick mad"
3649B1: "I should worry, I should care"
3649B2: "Wolf, are you ready"
3649B3: "Rattlesnake"
3649B4: "Little Sally Saucer"

AFS 3650: Six songs performed by girls. Lenox Hill Settlement House, New York, New York, November 1, 1939.

3650A1: "On the mountain stands a lady"
3650A2: "Mama, mama, have you heard"
3650B1: "My mother, your mother had a fight"
3650B2: "My mother"
3650B3: "Icka bicker soda cricker"
3650B4: "Johnny made a little hole"

AFS 3670: Ten songs performed by school girls. Camp Winona, Lake Como, Pennsylvania, 1937.

3670A1: "All around the butterdish"
3670A2: "Your mother and my mother"
3670A3: "Eeny, meeny-miny-mo"
3670A4: "Francis is mad"
3670A5: "Cry, baby, cry"
3670A6: "Keep the kettle boiling"
3670A7: "What comes out of the chimney"
3670A8: "What comes out of the chimney"
3670A9: "Three versions: Star light, Star bright"
3670A10: "Fatty and Skinny had a race"


AFS 3942-4087: Recordings made by John A. and Ruby T. Lomax. 1940.

AFS 3981B1: "Walking on the green grass" performed by Negro school children. Jasper, Texas, October 1940.

AFS 3981B2: Four songs performed by Negro school children (Jerlene Shaw, Dorothy Mae Becks, Bobie Jane Adams, Zodie Gains, Harold Eugene Bronson, E.H. Dacus). Jasper, Texas, October, 1940.

3981B2: "Jump Jim Crow"
3981B3: "Clap, clap, partner"
3981B4: "Green over the fields"
3981B5: "Sissy in the barn"

AFS 4000A4: "Green gravel" performed by children. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October, 1940.

AFS 4014-4017B1: Twelve songs performed by Negro school children. Drew, Mississippi, October, 1940.

4014A1: "Chariot jubilee"
4014A2: "Satisfied"
4014A3: "Hey, pretty one"
4014A4: "Oh John the rabbit, oh yes"
4014A5: "Mazoo from Alabam'"
4014B1: "Hoodi-cat"
4014B2: "Shoo-fly"
4014B3: "Goin' over the mountain, two by two"
4014B4: "Old speckled lady, way over yonder"
4017A1: "Little girl, little girl"
4017A3: "Rock candy"
4017A4-B1: "Mary Mack"

AFS 4017B2: "Shortenin' bread" performed by Ora Dell Graham and Negro school children. Drew, Mississippi, October 1940.

AFS 4028B2-4043A: Twelve songs performed by Negro school children. Near York, Alabama, October 1940.

4028B2: "All hid"
4028B3: "All hid"
4029A1: "Ho Rosey"
4029A2: "Jack, can I ride"
4029A3: "Satisfide"
4029B1: "Strawberry walk"
4029B2: "Hey, hey Logan"
4029B3: "Candy gal"
4029B4: "Rocky row"
4029B5: "Br'r Rabbit chant"
4043A1: "All way round the merry pole"
4043A2: "All around the kitchen"


AFS 6178: Recordings made by Laura E. Ross. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 8, 1945.

AFS 6178A1: Two songs performed by Elizabeth Bateman (14) and Thelma Boyd (13). Madison School, Philadelphia, February 8, 1945.

6178A1: "Just a closer walk with thee"
6178A2: "He knows how much we can bear"

AFS 6178A2-B2: Two songs performed by Shirley West (6). Dunbar School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 8, 1945.

6178A2: "He knows how much we can bear"
6178B2: "If I can just make it in"


AFS 6604-6673: Recordings made by Alan Lomax. In collaboration with Fisk University socio-musical study of Coahoma County, Mississippi and Tennessee. July 15 - August 12, 1942.

AFS 6643B6: "May Mack" performed by Florence Mason (12), Emma Jane Davis (13), Alice Austin (14), and Dorothy May Word (14). Friar's Point, Mississippi, 1942.

AFS 6644A1: "Shortenin' bread" performed by Emma Jane Davis and group. Friar's Point, Mississippi, 1942.

AFS 6644 A2: "Frog went a courtin'" performed by Florence Mason and group. Friar's Point, Mississippi, 1942.

AFS 6644A3-A5: Three songs performed by Emma Jane Davis and group. Friar's Point, Mississippi, 1942.

6644A3: "Sally go round the sunshine"
6644A4: "Little Sally Walker"
6644A5: "Pullin' the skiff"

AFS 6644B3-6645A3: Five songs performed by Florence Stamp and group. Friar's Point, Mississippi, 1942.

6644B3: "Satisfy"
6644B4: "Friar's Point Victory Song"
6644B5: "Ice cream, soda water"
6644B6: "Milk, milk, (Hail, hail the gang's all here)"
6645 A1-A3: "Hiding go seek"

AFS 6645A4-A7: Four songs performed by Flora L. Standefer and group. Friar's Point, Mississippi, 1942.

6645A4: "Come on, boy, and let's go to hunting"
6645A5: "Jump, Mister Rabbit"
6645A6: "Mister Frog went a courtin' in a hay stack"
6645A7: "Satisfy"

AFS 6655A1: "Hop, Brer Rabbit, in the pea vine" performed by Tuby Ford Smith and group of teachers. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6655A2: "Hop, Brer Rabbit in the pea vine" performed by Mrs.E.M. Davis and group, Coahoma, Mississippi. August 10, 1942.

AFS 6655A3: "Hop, Brer Rabbit in the pea vine" performed by group of teachers. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6655A4: "Hop, Brer Rabbit, in the pea vine" performed by Dorothy Dillsworth Barry and group of teachers. Coahama, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 665A5: "We go logy, logy, logy" performed by Ruby Brown Hughes and group. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6655B1: "Here come two gents from Holland Springs" performed by Ruby Harris and Ruby Brown Hughes. Coahoma, Mississippi. August 10, 1942.

AFS 6655B2: "Bob-a-needle" performed by Dorothy D. Bawdry and group. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6655B3-B6: Four songs performed by Sara Lena Teague and group. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

6655B3: "Mister Frog went to courting"
6655B4: "We're marching round the levy"
6655B5: "Down by the green apple tree"
6655B6: "Who de cat"

AFS 6655A1, B7: Two songs performed by Florence Rember and group of children. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

6655A1: "Satisfy"
6655B7: "How many miles to Bethlehem"

AFS 6656A3: "Little Sally Walker" performed by Queen Esther Ivory. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656A4: "Uncle John's old rabbit" performed by Florence Rember. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656A5: "Here come two gentlemen from Holly Springs" performed by Queen Esther and Florence Rember, Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656A6: "Here we go loopy-ti-loop" performed by Florence Rember and group. Coahoma, Mississippi. August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B1: "All hid" performed by Mary Lou Brewer. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B2: "All hid" performed by Florence Rember. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B3: "All hid" performed by Queen Esther Ivory. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B4: "All hid" performed by Ora B. Thomason. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B5: "All hid" performed by Viriginia Lee Thomason. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B6: "All hid" performed by Louise Hickes. Coahoma, Mississippi. August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B7: "All hid" performed by Bill J. Lewis. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B8: "All hid" performed by Lee Flowers. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B9: "All hid" performed by unidentified Negro girl. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B10: "All hid" performed by Mrs. E. M. Davis. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B11: "Little girl, little girl" performed by Mrs. E. M. Davis and group of teachers. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B12: "Little girl, little girl" performed by Mrs. E. M. Davis. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B13: "Y girls are high minded" performed by Negro teachers. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6656B14: "Shortenin' bread" performed by Billie James Levi. Coahoma, Mississippi, August 10, 1942.

AFS 6657A1-6657B9: Nineteen songs performed at Coahoma County Training School, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 1942.

6657A1: "All hid" performed by Ruby B. Hughes.
6657A2: "Who-li-can" performed by Ruby B. Hughes and group.
6657A3: "Aunt Dinah's dead" performed by Ruby B. Hughes and Ruby Harris.
6657A4: "Di dee-o" performed by Ruby Harris and group.
6657A5: "Shortenin' bread" performed by Ruby Smith and group.
6657A6: "Green gravel" performed by Ruby Smith and group.
6656A7: "All the way round" performed by Ruby Harris and group.
6656A8: "How many miles to Bethlehem" performed by teacher and group.
6657A9: "Lost my handkerchief yesterday"performed by Willie May Reynolds.
6657A10: "Sally go round the sunshine" performed by Willie May Reynolds.
6657B1: "Willy over the water" performed by Rosie Shelby and group.
6647B2: "Needle eye" performed by Ruby Harris.
6657B3: "Shoo fly" performed by Ruby Harris.
6657B4: "The old cow died in cool water" performed by Ruby Harris.
6657B5: "Chicken-ma-craney-crow" performed by Ruby Harris.
6656B6: "Did you ever see the monkey do the motion" performed by Florence Rember and group.
6656B7: "Chicken-ma-craney-crow" performed by Florence Rember and group.
6657B8: "Aunt Dinah's dead" performed by Queen Esther and group.
6657B9: "Guessing game" performed by the children.

AFS 6663B3-6664: Four songs performed by four Negro girls. Clarksdale, Mississippi, 1942.

6663B3: "I heard the voice of Jesus say"
6664A1: "I heard the voice of Jesus say"
6664A2: "All my trouble will be over after a while"
6664B: "All power is in His hands"

AFS 6665A1-6666A2: Twelve songs performed by unidentified singer. Clarsdale, Mississippi, 1942.

6665A1: "Good old man"
6665A2: "Satisfy"
6665A3: "Satisfy"
6665A4: "Satisfy"
6665B1: "Go in and out the window"
6665B2: "Jump for joy"
6665B3: "Tip-a-gho"
6665B4: "Tip-a-gho"
6665B5: "Old Georgia rabbit"
6665B6: "It ain't gonna rain no mo'"
6666A1: "It ain't gonna rain no mo'"
6666A2: "Sally pick a susy"

AFS 6669A2: "Red wasp is stinging me" performed by Etherene Harris (16) and others. Lula, Mississippi, 1942.

AFS 6669A3: "Who de cat" performed by Etherene Harris and group. Dundee, Mississippi, 1942.

AFS 6669A4: "Miss Sue from Alabama" performed by Mary Lee Johnson (14) and group. Dundee, Mississippi, 1942.

AFS 6669A5: "Draw a bucket of water" performed by Etherene Harris and group. Dundee, Mississippi, 1942.

AFS 6669A6: "Edimo Rocka" performed by Ruby Harris and group. Dundee, Mississippi, 1942.

AFS 6669B1: "Gwan down, rabbit" performed by Etherene Harris and group. Dundee, Mississippi, 1942.

AFS 6669B2: "Gwan down, rabbit" performed by Anne Williams (27?). Dundee, Mississippi, 1942.

AFS 6669B3-4: Two songs performed by Etherene Harris and group. Dundee, Mississippi, 1942.

6669B3: "Satisfy"
6669B4: "Sea Lion"


AFS 8894: Children's Songs. Recorded at the Recording Laboratory of Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., January 17, 1947.

AFS 8944A1: Three songs performed by Gail and Deborah Owen.

8944A1: "My father killed a kangaroo"
8944A2: "I put my nose in a little skunk's hole"
8944A3: "Down in the valley"


AFS 9829-9863: Recordings made at National Folk Festival. Recorded by U.S.Recording Company. Washington, D.C., May 1938.

AFS 9832B5: "The keys of heaven or Paper of pins" performed by girl and boy. Crossnore School, North Carolina, 1938.

AFS 9832B6: "Great grand dad" performed by boys from Crossnore School. North Carolina, 1938.

AFS 9832B7: "Fair and tender maidens" performed by girls from Crossnore School. North Carolina, 1938.

AFS 9836A3: "Old woman, old woman, are you fond of quilling" performed by two children.

AFS 9843B3-9844A3: Seven songs performed by children's group. Smithfield, Tennessee, 1938.

9843B3: "Charlie he's a dandy"
9843B4: "Five tinkers"
9843B5: "Shoot the buffalo"
9843B6: "Old Dan Tucker"
9844A1: "Old Dan Tucker (concluded)"
9844A2: "Yonder she comes"
9844A3: "Jump, Joseph"


AFS 15,084-15,087: Recordings made by Alan Jabbour. West Virginia Recording Project, August 5-7, 1972.

AFS 15,086A1: "Knoxville girl" performed by Kay Hammons (3 3/4) coached by Aileen Hammons. Marlinton, West Virginia, August 6, 1972.

AFS 15,086A2-3: Two songs performed by Lee Hammons (c. 5) coached by Aileen Hammons. Marlinton, West Virginia, August 6, 1972.

15,086A2: "Knoxville girl"
15,086A3: "Sweet Marie or There's a bedbug on your collar"

 

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