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John A. Lomax, Sr. and Alan Lomax:
A Bibliography of Published Writing

Compiled by: Vaiva Aglinskas and Todd Harvey
Revised: 2011

This bibliography describes published writings by John A. Lomax, Sr., and Alan Lomax. It details books, parts of books (chapters, forewords, introductions, etc.), serial articles, and other print publications except for audio-visual liner notes. Sources for the bibliography include Library of Congress catalogs, the National Union Catalog, OCLC, other print and online bibliographies, major writings about the two men, bibliographies included in their own writings, and the Alan Lomax Collection (AFC 2004/004) and the John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax Papers (AFC 1933/001) from the American Folklife Center's Archive of Folk Culture. The compilers located physical artifacts for each of the entries either in the LC General Collections or in the Alan Lomax Collection, except for those below marked "[publication information not verified]."

John Avery Lomax (1867–1948)

1896
"William Lawrence Chittendon—Poet Ranchman." Texas University Magazine 11, no. 4 (January 1896): 112–16 [publication information not verified].

1901
"The Legislature and the University." University Record 3, no. 4 (December 1901): 360–66.

1906
The Novels of George Meredith. M.A. Thesis. Austin: University of Texas, 1906.

1910
Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads. New York: Sturgis and Walton, 1910. Revised and enlarged, New York: Sturgis and Walton, 1916. Revised and enlarged by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938.

1910 edition: xxvi, 326 p. facsim. 20 cm.; introductory note by Theodore Roosevelt; Table of Contents listing 112 items; Introduction by Barrett Wendell, July 11, 1910; Collector's Note by John A. Lomax, August 8, 1910. Reprinted April 1911 and January 1915.

1916 edition: xiii, [14], 414 p incl. fascim. 20 cm; introductory note by Theodore Roosevelt; Table of Contents listing 153 items; Introduction by Barrett Wendell, July 11, 1910; Collector's Note by John A. Lomax, August 8, 1910. Reprinted by Sturgis and Walton in March 1916, April 1917. Reprinted by The Macmillan Company December 1918, July 1919, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1930, 1933, and 1934.

1938 edition: xxxviii, 431 p incl. faciscms. 24 cm; introductory note by Theodore Roosevelt; Preface by Edward N. Waters, 1937; The Editor Again by John A. Lomax, n.d.; Introduction by Barrett Wendell, July 11, 1910; Collector's Note by John A. Lomax, August 8, 1910. Table of Contents listing 207 items. Reprinted by Macmillan in 1941, 1945, and 1946, and by Collier books with a new introduction by Alan Lomax and Joshua Berrett in 1986.

1911
"Cowboy Songs of the Mexican Border." Sewanee Review 19, no. 1 (January 1911): 1–18. Reprinted in Texas Magazine 3, no. 5 (March 1911): 27–37.

"Karshish and Cleon." The Sewanee Review 19, no. 4 (October 1911): 441–49.

"Some Ballads of North Carolina." North Carolina Booklet 11, no. 1 (July 1911): 26–42.

1912
"Cowboy Songs." M.A.B. (Mainly About Books) 6, no. 5 (February 1912): ?? [publication information not verified].

"Negro Folk-Songs (Letter to the Editor)." 15 May 1912. Austin, Texas. newspaper clipping [publication information not verified].

1913
"Dr. Melton to Head Georgia Folk Lore Band." Atlanta Constitution (October 26, 1913): B4.

"Stories of an African Prince." Journal of American Folklore 26, no. 99 (January/March 1913): 1–12.

"Texas, University of, Austin, Tex." In Cyclopedia of Education, ed. Paul Monroe. Vol. 5. 575, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913.

1915
"Some Types of American Folk-Song." Journal of American Folklore 28, no. 107 (January/March 1915): 1–17.

"Two Songs of Mexican Cowboys from the Rio Grande Border." Journal of American Folklore 28, no. 110 (October/December 1915): 376–78.

1916
Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads. See Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads, 1910.

"Unexplored Treasures of Texas Folk-Lore." In Round the Levee, ed. Stith Thompson, 96–102. Texas Folk-Lore Society Publication, no. 1. Austin, TX: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1916.

with Harry Yandell Benedict. The Book of Texas. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1916.

1917
"Self-Pity in Negro Folk-Songs." The Nation 105, no. 2719 (9 August 1917): 141–45.

1919
Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1919. Revised and abbreviated, London: Fisher, 1920. Revised, New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1950. Revised and abbreviated, Great Neck, NY: Granger Book Co., Inc., 1979.

1919 edition: xi, 3 l., 189 p., 20 cm; Foreword by William Lyon Phelps, Yale University, 27 July 1919; Introduction by John A. Lomax, the University of Texas, Austin, TX, 9 July 1919; Table of Contents listing 74 items. Reprinted 1920, 1928, 1939.

1920 edition: 111 pages; London: Fisher [publication information not verified].

1950 edition: xiii, 189 p. illus, 22 cm; Foreword by William Lyon Phelps, Yale University, 27 July 1919; Introduction by John A. Lomax, the University of Texas, Austin, TX, 9 July 1919; Table of Contents listing 70 items.

1979 Edition: 111 p, 20 cm: Introduction by John A. Lomax, the University of Texas, Austin, TX, 9 July 1919; Table of Contents listing 51 items.

1920
"Cowboy Life in West Texas." In The Trail Drivers of Texas, ed. J. Marvin Hunter. San Antonio, TX: Jackson Printing Company, 1920. Revised edition, Vol. 1, 280–86. San Antonio, TX: Globe Printing Company, 1924. Reprinted in full as "Cowboy Lingo," 1966.

1925
"Beginnings of the Texas Folk-Lore Society." In When the Woods Were Burnt, ed. J. Frank Dobie, 17–22. Appendix to Texas Folklore Society Publication, no. 4, Happy Hunting Ground. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1925. Reprinted, Hatboro, PA: Folklore Associates, Inc., 1964. Reprinted as When the Woods Were Burnt, Austin: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1946. Reprinted, Dallas: Southern Methodist University, 1975.

1933
"Archive of American Folk-Song." In Report of the Librarian of Congress for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1933, 97–9. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1933.

1934
"Archive of American Folk-Song." In Report of the Librarian of Congress for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1934, 124–28. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1934.

"'Sinful Songs' of the Southern Negro." The Musical Quarterly 20, no. 2 (April 1934): 177–87.

"Songs of Convicts in Dixie Prison Camps Recorded for Posterity." Afro-American (September 1, 1934): 9.

with Alan Lomax. American Ballads and Folk Songs. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1934. Reprinted 1935, 1941–1943, 1946, 1953, 1964. Reprinted, New York: Dover Publications, 1994.

1935
"Archive of American Folk Song." In Report of the Librarian of Congress for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1935, 157–62. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1935.

1936
"Archive of American Folk Song." In Report of the Librarian of Congress for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1936, 147–49. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1936.

"In Creation of Southern Folk Songs White Man Must Yield Palm to Colored Race, Says Curator." Atlanta Constitution (March 8, 1936): 9K.

with Alan Lomax. Negro Folk Songs as Sung by Lead Belly. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936.

1937
"Archive of American Folk Song." In Report of the Librarian of Congress for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1937, 150–53. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1937.

"Field Experiences with Recording Machines." Southern Folklore Quarterly 1, no. 2 (June 1937): 57–60.

1938
Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads. See Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads, 1910.

1939
Review of Coyote Wisdom, ed. Mody C. Boatright, J. Frank Dobie, and Harry H. Ransom. Southwest Review 24, no. 2 (January 1939): 228–32.

1940
"Peepy-Jenny." In Mustangs and Cow Horses, ed. Mody C. Boatright, J. Frank Dobie, and Harry Ransom, 384–89. Texas Folklore Society Publication, no. 16. Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University Press, 1940.

"Stop-over at Abilene...." Southwest Review 25, no. 4 (July 1940): 407–18.

"Will Hogg, Texan." The Atlantic Monthly (May 1940): 662–72. Reprinted as Will Hogg—Texan. Austin: Hogg Foundation, University of Texas, 1956. Reprinted in Alcalde 56, no. 10 (June 1968): 8–15.

1941
with Alan Lomax. Our Singing Country: A Second Volume of American Ballads and Folk Songs. Ruth Crawford Seeger, music editor. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1941. Reprinted 1949. Reprinted with Introduction by Judith Tick, New York: Dover, 2000. Preface reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 59–66. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1942
"Dean Briggs." Harvard Alumni Bulletin 44, no. 13 (25 April 1942): 439–41.

"Governor Ferguson and the University of Texas." Southwest Review 28, no. 1 (Autumn 1942): 11–29.

"The Singing Southwest: Two Stories." The Saturday Review of Literature 25, no. 20 (16 May 1942): 7–8.

1943
"Bond Selling in 1918: A Personal Narrative." Southwest Review 28, no. 2 (Winter 1943): 125–36.

Review of Songs of the Rivers of America, ed. Carl Carmer. Southwest Review 29, no. 1 (Autumn 1943): 103–7.

Introduction to A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story, James Emmit McCauley, xi–xii. Austin, TX: Texas Folklore Society, 1943. Revised edition, 1965.

1944
"Adventures of a Ballad Hunter." In From Hell to Breakfast, ed. Mody C. Boatright and Donald Day, 9–20. Texas Folklore Society Publication, no. 19. Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University Press, 1944. Reprinted as "Sin-Killer's Sermon" in Texas Folk and Folklore, eds. Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, and Allen Maxwell. Texas Folklore Society Publication, no. 26, 175–82. Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University Press, 1954.

"Adventures of a Ballad Hunter: Iron Head and Clear Rock." Southwest Review 30, no. 1 (Autumn 1944): 48–55.

Review of George W. Littlefield, Texan, J. Evetts Haley. Southwest Review 29, no. 3 (Spring 1944): 439–45.

"Songs We Sing and Tales We Tell." Review of A Treasury of American Folklore, ed. Benjamin A. Botkin. The Saturday Review of Literature 27, no. 27 (1 July 1944): 18–19.

with Susan Frances Lomax. "A Trip to Texas." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 48, no. 2 (October 1944): 254–261.

1945
"Call Me at Red River." Southwest Review 30, no. 3 (Spring 1945): 224.

"Half-Million Dollar Song: Origin of 'Home on the Range'." Southwest Review 31, no. 1 (Fall 1945): 1–8.

"Lester Gladstone Bugbee." Lester Gladstone Bugbee, a memorial. Lester Gladstone Bugbee, teacher and historian, Eugene C. Barker. Austin: The Texas State Historical Association, 1945 [publication information not verified]. Reprinted as "Lester Gladstone Bugbee," Appendix to Speeches, Responses, and Essays Critical and Historical, Eugene Campbell Barker, 299–300. Austin, TX: Eugene C. Barker History Center, University of Texas, 1954.

"Library of Congress Song Archive." The Saturday Review of Literature 28, no. 42 (20 October 1945): 17.

"Of Books and People: John A. Lomax Tells of the Reading That Influenced Him in His Early Life: A Tribute to the Newspapers." Dallas Times-Herald ??, no. ?? (19 August 1945): ?? [publication information not verified].

1947
Adventures of a Ballad Hunter. Sketches by Ken Chamberlain. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. Reprinted, New York, Hafner Publishing Company, 1971.

"Adventures of a Ballad Hunter: Sinners and Saints." Southwest Review 32, no. 1 (Winter 1947): 25–31.

"Amy Lowell at Baylor." Southwest Review 32, no. ?? (1947): 133–34 [publication information not verified].

with Alan Lomax. Folk Song U.S.A.: The 111 Best American Ballads. Charles Seeger and Ruth Crawford Seeger, music editors. New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1947. Reprinted, New York: New American Library, 1947, and New York: Meredith Press, 1947. Reprinted and expanded, New York: Plume, 1975. Retitled as Best Loved American Folk Songs, New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1947, 1954.

1947 edition (Folk Song U.S.A.): xvi, 407p, 28cm. Preface by Alan Lomax, vii–x; Musical Forward by Charles Seeger and Ruth Crawford Seeger, xi–xiii. Table of Contents listing 111 songs. Appendixes 1–3.

1947 edition (Best Loved American Folk Songs): xvi, 407p, 28cm. Reprint of Duell, Sloan, and Pearce edition, using original plates. Reprinted in 1954.

1947 edition (Folk Song U.S.A.): paperback edition, 512p. New American Library and Meredith Press. Reprint of Duell, Sloan, and Pearce edition, using original plates for musical examples, reduced in size [publication information not verified]. Reprinted in 1975 (xxii, 528p., 20cm) with extended two additional appendices by Mark Gilston.

1950
Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp. See Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp, 1919.

1954
"Lester Gladstone Bugbee." See "Lester Gladstone Bugbee," 1945.

"Sin Killer's Sermon." See "Adventures of a Ballad Hunter," 1944.

1956
"Will Hogg, Texan." See "Will Hogg, Texan," 1940.

1959
with Alan Lomax, eds. Leadbelly: A Collection of World Famous Songs by Huddie Ledbetter. Hally Wood, music editor. New York: Folkways Music Publishers Company, 1959. Revised and enlarged as The Leadbelly Legend: A Collection of World Famous Songs by Huddie Leadbetter. New York: Folkways Music Publishers, 1965.

1965
Introduction to A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story. See Introduction to A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story, 1943.

1966
"Cowboy Lingo." In Sunny Slopes of Long Ago, eds. Wilson M. Hudson and Allen Maxwell, 12–25. Texas Folklore Society Publication, no. 33. Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University Press, 1966. Partially published as "Cowboy Life in West Texas," 1920.

with Alan Lomax, editors. Best Songs from the Lomax Collections: For Pickers and Singers. New York: Ludlow Music Inc., 1966.

1968
"Will Hogg—Texan." See "Will Hogg, Texan," 1940.

1979
Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp. See Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp, 1979.

Alan Lomax (1915–2002)

1934
"'Sinful' Songs of the Southern Negro: Experiences Collecting Secular Folk-Music." Southwest Review 19, no. 2 (January 1934): 105–31. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 9–31. New York: Routledge, 2003.

American Ballads and Folk Songs. See John A. Lomax, Sr., American Ballads and Folk Songs, 1934.

1936
Negro Folk songs as Sung by Lead Belly. See John A. Lomax, Sr., Negro Folk songs as Sung by Lead Belly, 1936.

1938
Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads. See John A. Lomax, Sr., Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads, 1910.

Review of Folk Songs of Mississippi and Their Background, by Arthur Hudson. Journal of American Folk-lore 51, no. 200 (April/June 1938): 211–13.

"Haitian Journey." Southwest Review 23, no. 2 (January 1938): 125–47. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 32–46. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1940
List of American Folk Songs on Commercial Records. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1940. Reprinted in the "Report of the Committee of the Conference on Inter-American Relations in the Field of Music." Washington, DC: U.S. Department of State. [?]. Reprinted 1942.

"Music in Your Own Back Yard." The American Girl 23, no. 10 (October 1940): 5–7, 46, 49. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 47–55. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1941
"Songs of the American Folk." Modern Music 18, no. 2 (January/February 1941): 137–39. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 56–8. New York: Routledge, 2003.

"They All Make Music." Target 101, no. 7 (15 February 1941): 4–6.

Our Singing Country: A Second Volume of American Ballads and Folk Songs. See. John A. Lomax, Sr. Our Singing Country: A Second Volume of American Ballads and Folk Songs, 1941.

1942
American Songs for American Children: American Unity Through Music. Chicago, IL: The Music Educators National Conference, 1942.

Introduction to Check-list of Recorded Songs in the English Language in the Archive of American Folk Song to July, 1940. Washington, DC: Music Division, Library of Congress, 1942.

Preface to 14 Traditional Spanish Songs from Texas. Transcribed by Gustavo Duran. Washington, DC: Pan-American Union, 1942. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 67–8. New York: Routledge, 2003.

with Sidney Robertson Cowell. American Folk Song and Folk Lore: A Regional Bibliography. New York: Progressive Education Association, 1942.

1943
"Archive of American Folk Song." Journal of American Folklore 56, no. 219 (January/March 1943): 59–61.

"Reels and Work Songs." 75 Years of Freedom: Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States ("comments accompanying the program of 'Reels and Work Songs' on Friday evening, December 20"), 27–36. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1943. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 69–76. New York: Routledge, 2003.

with Svatava Jakobson. Freedom Songs of the United Nations. Washington, DC: Office of War Information, 1943.

1944
with Benjamin A. Botkin. "American Songs for American Children." Music Educators Journal 30, no. 3 (January 1944): 24–5.

1945
"Mister Ledford and the TVA." In Radio Drama in Action: Twenty-Five Plays of a Changing World, ed. Erik Barnouw, 51–8. New York: Farrar & Rinehart Inc., 1945. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 77–85. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1946
"The Best of the Ballads." Vogue (1 December 1946): 208, 291–96.

"The Functional Aspects of Folklore." In "Conference on the Character and State of Studies in Folklore (11–12 April 1942)." Journal of American Folklore 59, no. 234 (October–December 1946): 507–10.

1947
"America Sings the Saga of America." The New York Times Magazine (26 January 1947): 16, 41–2. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 86–91. New York: Routledge, 2003.

"Folklore, American." Ten Eventful Years. Vol. 2, 359–67. Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 1947 [publication information not verified].

Folk Song U.S.A.: The 111 Best American Ballads (aka Best Loved American Folk Songs). See John A. Lomax, Sr., Folk Song U.S.A., 1947.

1948
"I Got the Blues." Common Ground 8, no. 4 (Summer 1948): 38–52.

Foreword to The People's Song Book, 3. New York: Boni and Gaer, 1948. 3.

1949
"They Swung Their Axes, Sang Their Songs: Michigan Ballads Tell the Lumberjack's Romantic Story." Review of Lore of the Lumber Camps by Earl Clifton Beck. New York Herald Tribune Weekly Book Review, Sunday, April 17, 1949. Sec. 7, p.1-2.

"Tribal Voices in Many Tongues." Saturday Review of Literature 32, no. 22 (28 May 1949): 43–4, 54–5. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 107–12. New York: Routledge, 2003.

"Texas's XXII'nd Star." Review of The Sky Is My Tipi by Mody C. Boatright. The Saturday Review of Literature 32, no. 22 (May 28, 1949): 20–21.

1950
Mister Jelly Roll: The Fortunes of Jelly Roll Morton, New Orleans Creole and "Inventor of Jazz." Drawings by David Stone Martin. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1950. Reprinted, New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1950. Paperback edition, New York: Grove Press. 1950, 1956. Reprinted and expanded, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1973, expanded 2001. Reprinted and expanded, New York: Pantheon Books, 1993. Preface to the 1993 edition reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 326–32. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1950 edition: xvii, 318p., 22 cm. Mister Jelly Roll: The Fortunes of Jelly Roll Morton, New Orleans Creole and "Inventor of Jazz." Drawings by David Stone Martin. Prelude and two appendices. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1950. Reprinted New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1950.

1950 (paperback) edition: xv, 302p., 21 cm. Mister Jelly Roll: The Fortunes of Jelly Roll Morton, New Orleans Creole and "Inventor of Jazz." No illustrations. Edition uses the Duell, Sloan and Pearce plates. New York: Grove Press. 1950, 1956.

1973 edition: xvii, 318p, 21 cm. Drawings by David Stone Martin. Edition uses the Duell, Sloan and Pearce plates. "Preface to the Second Edition" by Alan Lomax. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1973.

1993 edition. xxiv, 391p, 21cm. Drawings by David Stone Martin. New preface by Alan Lomax (vii–xvi), new typesetting, and a third appendix, "Discography and Bibliography" by Gideon d'Arcangelo. New York: Pantheon Books. 1993.

2001 edition. xxiii, 344 p., 21 cm. Drawings by David Stone Martin. Edition uses the Duell, Sloan and Pearce plates. Includes the 1993 edition preface, a new afterword by Lawrence Gushee, followed by the d'Arcangelo discography and bibliography. Berkeley: University of California Press. Volume included in the recording box set Jelly Roll Morton: The Complete Library of Congress Recordings by Alan Lomax. Rounder CD 11661-1888-2. 2005.

1953
Four Symposia on Folklore. Remarks: "The Collecting of Folklore," (19–21, 85) "Archiving Folklore" (98–9, 143–45, 148, "Making Folklore Available," (155–62, 170–72, 188, 206–07, 223–25, 230–32, 235–36, 244) and "Studying Folklore" (276, 294–95, 299–300, 304, 314–15, 326–27), ed Stith Thompson. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1953. Reprinted, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1976. Selected remarks (155–62) reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 113–19. New York: Routledge, 2003.

Foreword to A Garland of Mountain Song, Jean Ritchie, 9–12. New York: Broadcast Music, Inc., 1953.

1955
Harriet and Her Harmonium: An American Adventure with Thirteen Folk Songs from the Lomax Collection. Illustrated by Pearl Binder. Music arranged by Robert Gill. London: Faber and Faber, Ltd., 1955. Reprinted, New York: A.S. Barnes, 1959.

"Nuova Ipotesi sul Canto Folkloristico Italiano." Nuovi Argomenti 17/18 (November/February 1955–56): 109–35.

1956
"'Ascoltate, le colline cantano!'." Estratto dalla Rivista dell' Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Rome) 5, no. 6 (1956): 3–9.

"Folk Song Style: Notes on a Systematic Approach to the Study of Folk Song." Journal of the International Folk Music Council 8 (1956): 48–50. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 131–34. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1957
"Skiffle: Why Is It So Popular?" Melody Maker 32, no. 1243 (31 August 1957): 3. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 135–38. New York: Routledge, 2003.

"Skiffle: Where Is It Going?" Melody Maker 32, no. 1244 (7 September 1957): 5. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 135–38. New York: Routledge, 2003.

with Peggy Seeger. American Folk Guitar, A Book of Instruction. London: Robbins Music Corporation, 1957.

1959
"Bluegrass Background: Folk Music with Overdrive." Esquire 52, no. 4, whole no. 311 (October 1959): 108. Reprinted in The Bluegrass Reader, ed. Thomas Goldsmith. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2004. 131–13? [publication information not verified]. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 200–02. New York: Routledge, 2003.

"Folk Song Style." American Anthropologist 61, no. 6 (December 1959): 927–54. Reprinted, New York: Folklore Center, 1960 [publication information not verified]. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 139–72. New York: Routledge, 2003.

"The 'Folkniks'--and the Songs They Sing." Sing Out! 9, no. 1 (Summer 1959): 30–1. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 195–97. New York: Routledge, 2003.

The Rainbow Sign: A Southern Documentary. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1959.

with John A. Lomax, Sr., eds. Leadbelly: A Collection of World Famous Songs by Huddie Ledbetter. Hally Wood, music editor. New York: Folkways Music Publishers Company, 1959. Revised and augmented as The Leadbelly Legend: A Collection of World Famous Songs by Huddie Leadbetter. New York: Folkways Music Publishers, 1965. "Leadbelly's Songs" reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 198–99. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1960
Folk Songs of North America. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1960.

"Saga of a Folksong Hunter." HI/FI Stereo Review 4, no. 5 (May 1960): 38–46. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 173–86. New York: Routledge, 2003.

"Zora Neale Hurston--A Life of Negro Folklore." Sing Out! 10, no. 3 (October/November 1960): 12–13.

with Carroll Calkins. "Getting to Know Folk Music." House Beautiful 102, no. 4 (April 1960): 140–41, 204–06. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 203–10. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1961
"Aunt Molly Jackson: An Appreciation." Kentucky Folklore Record 7, no. 4 (October/December 1961): 131–32.

"Folk Song Traditions Are All Around Us." Sing Out! 11, no. 1 (February/March 1961): 17–18. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 211–13. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1962
"The Adventure of Learning, 1960." ACLS Newsletter 13, no. 2 (February 1962): 10–14.

"Song Structure and Social Structure." Ethnology 1, no. 4 (October 1962): 425–51. Reprinted as a Warner Module, ??, 1973 [publication information not verified]. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 248–74. New York: Routledge, 2003.

with Moses Asch, editors. The Leadbelly Songbook. Musical transcriptions by Jerry Silverman. New York: Oak Publications, 1962.

1963
"Alan Lomax." In "The Folksong Revival: A Symposium." New York Folklore Quarterly 19, no. 2 (June 1963): 99–106.

1964
"Notes on Woody Guthrie: Library of Congress Records." The Woody Guthrie Newsletter (September 1964): 2–3.

"The Passing of a Great Singer–Vera Hall." Sing Out! 14, no. 3 (July 1964): 30–31.

The Penguin Book of American Folk Songs. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books, 1964. Reprinted 1966.

with Victor Grauer. "Cantometrics." Journal of American Folklore Supplement (April 1964): 37–8.

with Edith Crowell Trager. "Phonotactique du Chant Populaire." L'Homme: Revue Française d'Anthropologie 4, no. 1 (January/April 1964): 5–55.

1965
Foreword to Folk Songs of the Southern Appalachians, Jean Ritchie, 5–6. New York: Oak Publications, 1965.

1966
Preface to Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life? The People of Johns Island, South Carolina—Their Faces, Their Words and Their Songs, Guy and Candie Carawan, 6–7. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1966.

with John A. Lomax, Sr., eds. Best Songs from the Lomax Collections: For Pickers and Singers. New York: Ludlow Music Inc., 1966.

1967
"The Good and the Beautiful in Folksong." Journal of American Folklore 80, no. 317 (July/September 1967): 213–35. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 214–32. New York: Routledge, 2003.

"Song Styles: An Indicator of Popular Culture," part of "Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Conference on Public Opinion Research." Public Opinion Quarterly 31, no. 3 (1967): 469–70.

"Special Features of the Sung Communication." In Essays on the Verbal and Visual Arts, Proceedings of the 1966 Annual Spring Meeting, American Ethnological Society, 109–27. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1967.

with Woody Guthrie and Peter Seeger. Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People. New York: Oak Publications, 1967. Reprinted, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999 [publication information not verified].

1968
with Conrad Arensberg, Barbara Ayres, Irmgard Bartenieff, Norman Berkowitz, David Brown, Edwin E. Erickson, Victor Grauer, Joan Halifax, Norman N. Markel, Forrestine Paulay, Fred Peng, Roswell Rudd, Monika Vizedom, Roger Wescott. Folk Song Style and Culture. American Association for the Advancement of Science Publication, no. 88. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1968.

1969
"Africanisms in New World Negro Music." In Research and Resources: Papers of the Conference on Research and Resources of Haiti, 118–54. New York: Research Institute for the Study of Man, 1969 [publication information not verified]. Reprinted in The Haitian Potential: Research and Resources of Haiti, eds. Vera Rubin and Richard P. Schaedel, 38–58. New York: Teachers College Press, 1975.

with Irmgard Bartenieff and Forrestine Paulay. "Choreometrics: A Method for the Study of Cross-Cultural Pattern in Film." Research Film 6, no. 6 (December 1969): 505–17. Reprinted in CORD Research Annual 6 (March/April 1972): 193–212. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 275–84. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1970
"Folk Song Style Codings," Appendix E to Raoul Naroll's "What Have We Learned from Cross-Cultural Surveys?" American Anthropologist 72, no. 6 (December 1970): 1266–77.

"The Homogeneity of African-Afro-American Musical Style." In Afro-American Anthropology: Contemporary Perspectives, eds. John F. Szwed and Norman E. Whitten, Jr., 181–201. New York: Free Press, 1970.

with Raoul Abdul, eds. 3000 Years of Black Poetry. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1970. Introduction by Alan Lomax, pp. xix–xxvi.

with Irmgard Bartenieff and Forrestine Paulay. "Cross Cultural Study of Dance: Description and Implications." In Four Adaptations of Effort Theory in Research and Teaching, eds. Irmgard Bartenieff, Martha Davis, and Forrestine Paulay, 61–72. New York: Dance Notation Bureau, 1970.

1971
"Choreometrics and Ethnographic Filmmaking." Filmmakers Newsletter 4, no. 4 (February 1971): 22–30.

"Toward an Ethnographic Film Archive." Filmmakers Newsletter 4, no. 4 (February 1971): 31–8.

with Joan Halifax. "Folk Song Texts as Culture Indicators." In Structural Analysis of Oral Tradition, eds. Elli Kongas Maranda and Pierre Maranda, 235–67. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1971.

1972
"Appeal for Cultural Equity." The World of Music 14, no. 2 (1972): 3–17.

Review of "Bitter Melons," John Marshall. American Anthropologist, 74, no. 4 (August 1972): 1018–20.

"Brief Progress Report: Cantometrics-Choreometrics Projects." Yearbook of the International Folk Music Council, 4 (1972): 142–45.

"The Evolution of Culture and Expressive Style: A Comparative Approach to Social Change." In Social Change and Human Behavior, eds. G.V. Coelho and Eli Rubinstein, 41–68. Rockville, MD: National Institute of Mental Health, 1972.

"Choreometrics: A Method for the Study of Cross-Cultural Pattern in Film." See "Choreometrics: A Method for the Study of Cross-Cultural Pattern in Film," 1969.

with Norman Berkowitz. "The Evolutionary Taxonomy of Culture," Science 177, no. 4045 (21 July 1972): 228–39.

1973
"Cinema, Science, and Cultural Renewal." Current Anthropology 14, no. 4 (October 1973): 474–80. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 300–18. New York: Routledge, 2003.

"Cross Cultural Factors in Phonological Change." Language in Society 2, no. 2 (October 1973): 161–75.

"Letter to the Editor." Science 180, no. 4089 (1 June 1973): 908.

Mister Jelly Roll. See Mister Jelly Roll, 1950.

1974
"Singing: Folk and Non-Western Singing." New Encyclopedia Britannica: Macropedia, 15th Edition. Vol. 16, 790–94. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1974.

1975
"Africanisms in New World Negro Music." See "Africanisms in New World Negro Music," 1969.

"Comments on Sterling Brown." Black History Museum Newsletter: Special Edition Sterling A. Brown 4, no. 5/6 (1975). Reprinted as "Sterling A. Brown: A Unique Intellectual." In Sterling A. Brown: A UMUM Tribute, 33. Philadelphia, PA: Black History Museum UMUM Publishers, 1976.

"Culture-Style Factors in Face-to-Face Interaction." In Organization of Behavior in Face-to-Face Interaction, eds. Adam Kendon et. al., 457–74. The Hague: Mouton, 1975.

"A Note on a Feminine Factor in Cultural History." In Being Female: Reproduction, Power, and Change, ed. Dana Raphael, 131–37. The Hague: Mouton, 1975.

1976
Cantometrics: A Handbook and Training Method. [alternatively titled Cantometrics: A Method in Musical Anthropology (audiocassettes and handbook)]. Berkeley: University of California Media Extension Center, 1976. Includes Cantometrics Coding Book by Alan Lomax and Victor Grauer, 1967. Translated as Cantometrics: An Approach to the Anthropology of Music: Audiocassettes and a Handbook, Zhenfen Zhang. Beijing: China Academy of Arts, 1986–87.

"Letter to the Editor." Visible Language 10, no. 3 (Summer 1976): 279–80.

"Of People and Their Culture and the Pursuit of Happiness." Program booklet to 1976 Festival of American Folklife, 4–5. Washington, DC: Office of Folklife Programs, Smithsonian Institution, 1976.

"Sterling A. Brown: A Unique Intellectual." See "Comments on Sterling Brown," 1975.

1977
"Appeal for Cultural Equity." Journal of Communication 27, no. 2 (Spring 1977): 125–38. Partially reprinted in program booklet to 1985 Festival of American Folklife, 40–6. Washington, DC: Office of Folklife Programs, Smithsonian Institution, 1985. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 285–99. New York: Routledge, 2003.

"Cantometrics: An Approach to the Anthropology of Music (2-page abstract of 1976 publication)." Lifelong Learning 46, no. 57 (11 April 1977).

"Notes on Choreometrics." Lifelong Learning 46, no. 45 (26 January 1977): ?? [publication information not verified].

"Universals in Song." World of Music: Journal of the International Institute for Comparative Music Studies and Documentation (Berlin) 19, no. 1/2 (1977): 117–30, with French language translation, 131–41.

with Conrad Arensberg, Riva Berleant-Schiller, Gertrude E. Dole, Arthur E. Hippler, Knud-Erik Jensen, Abraham Makofsky, Andrew Sherratt, John L. Sorenson, B. Turyahikayo-Rugyema. "A Worldwide Evolutionary Classification of Cultures by Subsistence Systems." Current Anthropology 18, no. 4 (December 1977): 659–708.

with Norman Berkowitz, Dorothy Deng, Carol Kulig, and Norman Markel. "A Stylistic Analysis of Speaking." Language in Society 6, no. 1 (April 1977): 15–47. Reprinted as "Un'analisi Atilistica del Parlare." Translated by Riccarto Giagni. Culture musicali: quaderni di etnomusicologia 5, no. 9 (January/June 1986): 3–40.

1978
"Alan Lomax." In Decade of Destiny, eds. Alice V. Graubart and Judah L. Graubart, 310–20. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1978.

"Vanishing American Lingoes: The Media Threat to Our Native Gift of Gab." Family Heritage 1, no. 2 (April 1978): 34–8. Reprinted from liner notes to Grass Roots: An Oral History of the American People [sound recording]. Visual Education Corp., 542101-06, 1976.

with Conrad Arensberg. "Reply to 'More on the Evolutionary Classification of Cultures'." Current Anthropology 19, no. 3 (September 1978): 627–628.

1979
"Notes on Cantometrics; Notes on Choreometrics." Lifelong Learning 48, no. 55 (12 March 1979): 3–4.

1980
"Choreometrics and Cantometrics: A Note by Alan Lomax." Visual Anthropology Bulletin 2, no. 1 (1980): 5–7.

"Factors of Musical Style." In Theory & Practice: Essays Presented to Gene Weltfish, ed. Stanley Diamond, 29–58. The Hague: Mouton, 1980.

1982
"Cross-Cultural Variation of Rhythmic Style." In Interaction Rhythms, ed. Martha Davis, 149–74. New York: Human Sciences Press, Inc., 1982.

Excerpt from Dancing: A World Ethnography of Dance and Movement Styles. Humanities 3, no. 1 (February 1982): 13–15.

"Folk Music in the Roosevelt Era." Program booklet to Folk Music in the Roosevelt White House, 14–17. Washington, DC: Office of Folklife Programs, Smithsonian Institution, 1982. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 92–6. New York: Routledge.

1984
"Alan Lomax." News: Center for the Social Sciences, Columbia University 3, no. 3 (Spring 1984): 3.

"Foreword." In Traditional American Folk Songs, ed. Anne Warner. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1984. xii–xvi.

1985
"Appeal for Cultural Equity." See "Appeal for Cultural Equity," 1977.

1986
Cantometrics: An Approach to the Anthropology of Music: Audiocassettes and a Handbook. See Cantometrics: An Approach to the Anthropology of Music, 1976.

Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads. See John A. Lomax, Sr., Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads, 1910.

"Un' Analisi Stilistica del Parlare." See "A Stylistic Analysis of Speaking, 1977.

1987
Foreword to Woody Guthrie: Roll on Columbia; The Columbia River Songs, ed. Bill Murlin. n.p., 1987.

1989
"Cantometrics." International Encyclopedia of Communications. Vol. 1, 230–33. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

1993
Mister Jelly Roll. See Mister Jelly Roll, 1950.

The Land Where the Blues Began. New York: Pantheon Books, 1993.

1995
Foreword to Never Without a Song: The Years and Songs of Jennie Devlin, 1865–1952, Katharine D. Newman, xiii–xvi. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995. Reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 341–44. New York: Routledge, 2003.

1997
with J. D. Elder and Bess Lomax Hawes. Brown Girl in the Ring: An Anthology of Song Games from the Eastern Caribbean. New York: Pantheon Books, 1997. Foreword by Alan Lomax, ix–xiii. Foreword reprinted in Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934–1997, ed. Ronald D. Cohen, 336–40. New York: Routledge, 2003.

2001
Mister Jelly Roll. See Mister Jelly Roll, 1950.

2003
"Ace Communicator." In Jerry Wiesner: Scientist, Statesman, Humanist. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 2003. 29–31.

 

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