Audio Recordings Misirlou

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Gianèskis, Mary
Granèskis, Mary
Kennedy, Stetson
Manticos, Mary G.
Morris, Alton C.
Morris, Alton Chester
Dates 1939
Location Florida
Tarpon Springs
United States
Language Greek
Subjects Arabian Songs
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Greek Americans
Greek Songs
Love Songs
Music
Pinellas County
Songs
Tarpon Springs, Florida
Vocals
Title
Misirlou
Contributor Names
Manticos, Mary G. (performer)
Morris, Alton Chester (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Morris, Alton Chester (speaker)
Manticos, Mary G. (speaker)
Created / Published
Tarpon Springs, Florida, 1939-08-25.
Subject Headings
-  Love songs
-  Greek Americans
-  Greek Americans -- Music
-  United States -- Florida -- Tarpon Springs -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Songs
Notes
-  A Greek-Arabian folksong.
-  Tarpon Springs was settled by Greek sponge fishers in 1905.
-  Performance Note: "Misirlou" (vocals) performed by Mary Gianèskis at Tarpon Springs, Florida, on August 25, 1939.
-  Performer referred to elsewhere as Mary Gianèskis, Mary Graneskis, or Mary Granèskis
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc (1 minute, 33 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1939/026: AFS 03542 A06 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Access Condition
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