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    I'm Sad and I'm Lonely sound recording | 1 reel. | Recorded by Ann Grimes, Ohio. (Venue). Ann Grimes's Ohio Collection, American Folklife Center. (Source Note). Recorded in 1953. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Grimes, Anne - Sandburg, Carl
    • Date: 1953
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    La Soupe aux Pois Romeo Berthiaume of Woonsocket, Rhode Island sings "La Soupe aux Pois," a well-known song by Albert Larrieu. Recorded by Gerri Johnson, 1979. Forms part of the Rhode Island Folklife Project Collection. sound recording | 1 reel. | Rhode Island Folklife Project Collection. (Source). 1979. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Berthiaume, Romeo - Johnson, Geraldine Niva - Larrieu, Albert
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    Tchepone sound recording | 1 reel. | Forms part of the documentation of the American Folklife Center presentation "In Country": A concert and Symposium on the Folksong Traditions of the Vietnam-Era Soldier. (Source). July 13, 1989. (Date). Chuck Rosenburg is from Pennsylvania. (Biographical). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Rosenburg, Chuck, Performer
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    Gents Go Center
    Ladies Go Center
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Wilson, Ruby
    • Date: 1939-05-01
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    DaNang lullaby sound recording | 1 reel | Forms part of the documentation of the American Folklife Center presentation "In Country": A concert and Symposium on the Folksong Traditions of the Vietnam-Era Soldier. (Source). July 13, 1989. (Date). "Bull" Durham's given name was James P. Durham, also known as "Raging Bull" Durham. (Biographical). "Bull" Durham served as a pilot in the Vietnam War. (Biographical). "Bull" Durham...
    • Contributor: Durham, Bull - Thomas, Robin - Price, Thomas
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    Lady in the Center and Three Hands Round
    Lady in the Center and Three Hands Around
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Porter, Lake N.
    • Date: 1939-04-29
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    Jolly green sound recording | 1 reel | Forms part of the documentation of the American Folklife Center presentation "In Country": A concert and Symposium on the Folksong Traditions of the Vietnam-Era Soldier. (Source). July 13, 1989. (Date). "Bull" Durham's given name was James P. Durham, also known as "Raging Bull" Durham. (Biographical). "Bull" Durham served as a pilot in the Vietnam War. (Biographical). "Bull" Durham...
    • Contributor: Durham, Bull - Thomas, Robin - Price, Thomas
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    Starving to Death on a Government Claim sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published in Library of Congress LP AFS L30 "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (Bibliographic History). Vance Randolph was a folklorist famous for his documentation of Ozark folklife. He was born in Pittsburg, Kansas. (Biographical). Recorded in 1941. (Date). The Lane County referred to in the song is in...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Randolph, Vance
    • Date: 1952
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    Deep Down in My Heart sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). March 19, 1926. (Date). 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 of Folk Culture. (Source Note). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Givens, W. M. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
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    Blow Boys, Blow sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). 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 of Folk Culture. (Source Note). May 11, 1926 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Spencer, J. A. S. - Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
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    Glory to God, My Son's Come Home sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Sung by J. D. Purdy in Gullah dialect. Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (General). Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon near Darien, Georgia (Venue). Recorded ca. 1926. (Date). 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 - Purdy, J. D. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
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    Jesus Leads Me All the Way Gullah spiritual (ring shout) sung by Reverend Goodwin and the Zion Methodist Church congregation. Recorded by Henrietta Yurchenco in John’s Island, South Carolina, March 29, 1970. Henrietta Yurchenco / John’s Island Collection. sound recording | 1 reel. | Henrietta Yurchenco / John's Island Collection (Source). March 29, 1970. (Date). Recorded by Henrietta Yurchenco in John's Island, South Carolina. Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Yurchenco, Henrietta - Goodwin - Choir of the Zion Methodist Church
    • Date: 1970
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    Fare Ye Well
    In That Great Getting Up Morning
    Spiritual sung by the Metropolitan Community Church Choir, performing at the National Folk Festival in Chicago, Illinois, 1937. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell. Collector's number 150. sound recording | 1 reel. | Resettlement Administration Recordings Collection. (Date). May, 1937. (Date). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell at The National Folk Festival in Chicago. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Metropolitan Community Church Choir
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    The Southern Soldier sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assasination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1937. (Date). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Southern States Collection, 1937. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Morgan, Minta
    • Date: 1952
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    Midnight Special sound recording | 1 disc. | Recorded in Wilton, Connecticut. (Venue). Recorded in February, 1935 (Date). John Lomax Southern States Collection (Source Note). Leadbelly and Lead Belly are stage names for Huddie Ledbetter (1885-1949 ) (Biographical). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Leadbelly - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
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    The Devil's nine questions sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L1 "Anglo-American Ballads" (volume one), 1942. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1941. (Date). Recorded in Salem, Virginia (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Library of Congress - Gladden, Texas
    • Date: 1942
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    Pretty Polly sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L1 "Anglo-American Ballads" (volume one), 1942. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in Hamilton, Ohio. (Venue). Recorded in 1938. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Library of Congress - Steele, Pete
    • Date: 1942
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    Rocky my soul sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the John and Ruby Lomax 1940 Southern States Recordings Collection. (Source). Recorded in October, 1940. (Date). Recorded in Sumterville, Alabama. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brown, Rich - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
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    Come by Here sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in May 1936. (Date). Recorded in Raiford, Florida. (Venue). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Southern States Collection, 1933-1937. (Source). The chorus singing with Ethel Best is unidentified. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Best, Ethel
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    John Henry Sung and played on guitar by Gabriel Brown. Long blues instrumental, with only one verse of the ballad sung. Recorded by Zora Neale Hurston, Eatonville, Florida, 1935. Alan Lomax, Zora Neale Hurston, and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle Expedition Collection. sound recording | 1 disc. | Alan Lomax, Zora Neale Hurston, and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle Expedition Collection. (Source). 1935. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Brown, Gabriel - Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth - Hurston, Zora Neale
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    Sweet Home Chicago Played and sung by Honeyboy Edwards at the 50th Anniversary of the Archive of Culture at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1978. This song is believed to have been composed by Robert Johnson. sound recording | 1 reel. | Recorded at the Archive of Folk Song 50th Anniversary Concert, Library of Congress. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Johnson, Robert - Library of Congress - Edwards, Honeyboy
    • Date: 1978
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    Catfish Blues
    Rollin' Stone
    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 - Petway, Robert - Edwards, Honeyboy
    • Date: 1978
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    Jesus is My Only Friend sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 10, 1926 (Date). Spoken at the end of this recording: sung by Bessie Shaw, Oakhill, Georgia, April the tenth, Nineteen twenty-six. (Content). Some verses on the original cylinder were not duplicated due to poor sound quality. (Content). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of...
    • Contributor: Shaw, Bessie - Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
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    Mr. Garfield sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). Concerns the assassination of President Garfield in 1881. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
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    Charles Giteau sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). Concerns the assassination of President Garfield in 1881. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952