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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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    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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    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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    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: Larrieu, Albert - Berthiaume, Romeo - Johnson, Geraldine Niva
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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: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Spencer, J. A. S.
    • Date: 1978
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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: Best, Ethel - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
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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, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
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    Shine and the Titanic sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the The Library of Congress / Fisk University Mississippi Delta Collection. (Source). Recorded in Clarksdale, Mississippi. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - King, O. C.
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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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    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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    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: Choir of the Zion Methodist Church - Goodwin - Yurchenco, Henrietta
    • Date: 1970
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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: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Shaw, Bessie
    • 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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    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: Edwards, Honeyboy - Library of Congress - Petway, Robert
    • Date: 1978
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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: Edwards, Honeyboy - Library of Congress - Johnson, Robert
    • Date: 1978
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    Boogie-Woogie medley Performed by Albert Ammons. Recorded by Alan Lomax in 1938. sound recording | 1 disc. | 1938. (Date). John Hammond and Alan Lomax Recordings of Blues and Jazz Musicians. (Source). Recorded in New York by Alan Lomax. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Ammons, Albert
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    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
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    Ol' Man Satan
    Drive Ol' Satan Away
    sound recording | 2 cylinder recordings | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 12, 1926. (Date). According to Gordon, "This song was a favorite with Amelia, a slave brought to this country prior to 1800 from the island of Madagascar. She taught it to her grand-daughter, Violet, and she in turn taught it to her granddaughter, Mary, from whom I obtained it. Amelia...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mann, Mary C. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
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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: Brown, Gabriel - Lomax, Alan - Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth - Hurston, Zora Neale
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    Tom Dooley sound recording | 1 disc. | Recorded by Frank Warner in Beech Mountain, North Carolina,1940. (Venue). Anne and Frank Warner Collection. (Source Note). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Proffitt, Frank - Warner, Frank
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    Colley's Run-I-O sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Versions of this woodsman's song are known in Maine, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. (General). Forms part of the L. Parker Temple Recordings collection. (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress. (Venue). Recorded in 1946....
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Korson, Rae - Temple, L. Parker
    • Date: 1952
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    Way out in Idaho sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFSL61, "Railroad Songs and Ballads," edited by Archie Green. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1938. (Date). Recorded at the Library of Congress. (Venue). Forms part of the Alan Lomax 1938 Library of Congress Sessions Collection. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Stubblefield, Blaine - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1968
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    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 - Lomax, Alan - Brown, William
    • Date: 1962
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    The United States Needs Prayer, Everywhere sound recording | 1 disc. | Sung by Lulu Morris and members of the congregation of the African Methodist Church, Tupelo, Mississippi. (Venue). John and Ruby Lomax Southern Recording Trip 1939 Collection (Source Note). She says that it was composed by Sister McCreasy McKissick. Recorded by Herbert Halpert, May 1939 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Halpert, Herbert - McKissick, McCreasy - Morris, Lulu