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  • Notated Music

    The Georgia stop waltz

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: George Willig, Jr. - Fisher, William
    • Date: 1851

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  • Notated Music

    A Georgia camp fire two step

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. M. Hall - Petersen, P. F.
    • Date: 1899

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  • Notated Music

    Everybody's loved by someone

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Glover Bros - Shannon, Paul - Meyer, Mary Ruth
    • Date: 1916

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  • Notated Music

    Our flag o'er Georgia floats again

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Sep. Winner - Winner, Sep
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    A negro's lament song

    sheet music | 1 score | Lyrics from Atlanta Constitution. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Geo. Molineux - Wiske, C. Mortimer
    • Date: 1897

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  • Notated Music

    Marching through Georgia

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Work, Henry C. (henry Clay)
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    Merry thought

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Ludden & Bates - Bracewell, J. S., Mrs
    • Date: 1872

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  • Notated Music

    Mountian city waltzes, op. 10

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Phillips & Crew - Clark, Wm. F.
    • Date: 1883

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  • Notated Music

    Estelle polka

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: E. D. Irvine Music Dealer & Pu - Coley, J. T.
    • Date: 1881

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  • Audio Recording

    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 - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Givens, W. M.
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording

    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
  • Audio Recording

    Finger Ring

    sound recording | 1 cyl. | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 12, 1926. (Date). Spoken at the end of the recording by Mary C. Mann: This is Miss Roberta Paul's, Paul's "boat song" that I have sung just now—the "Finger Ring." She like that. Sung by Mary C. Mann, Darien, Georgia, Macintosh county, April the twelfth, Nineteen twenty-six. (Content). According to Robert ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winsow - Mann, Mary C.
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording

    Ol' Man Satan

    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 - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Mann, Mary C.
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording

    Come by Here

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Cylinder recording. Some scratchy sounds. (Source Note). Forms part of the Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Recordings Collection. (Source). Recorded in 1926. (Date). This is the first known recording of "Come by Here," a song that came to be known as "Kumbayah." (Content). Sung in "Gullah," or Sea Islands Creole Dialect. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Gordon, Robert Winslow - Wylie, H.
  • Audio Recording

    Hesitation Blues

    sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). October 19, 1925. (Date). Bascom Lamar Lunsford was a lawyer, a folklorist, and a performer of traditional songs and music. (Biographical). 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 - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording

    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
  • Audio Recording

    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
  • Audio Recording

    I Could Tell You the Time

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Sentell, Jessie - Timmins, Maggie - Friddle, Jane A. - Matthews, Nettie - Carolina Ladies Quartet (greenville, S.C.)
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Audio Recording

    What a Morning That Will Be

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Hi-Neighbor Men's Quartet (anderson, S.C.)
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Audio Recording

    Ready When the Great Day Comes

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Hi-Neighbor Men's Quartet (anderson, S.C.)
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2727

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-06-11

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  • Audio Recording

    Samson

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    Rock My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham

    • Contributor: Unidentified Vocal Quartet - Work, John W. (john Wesley)
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    [I Know My Time Ain't Long]

    • Contributor: Unidentified Vocal Quartet - Work, John W. (john Wesley)
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    If I Had My Way

    • Contributor: Unidentified Vocal Quartet - Work, John W. (john Wesley)
    • Date: 1941