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  • Audio Recording

    Amazing grace (used to be her favorite song)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, stereo. ; 7 in. | Publisher: Fourth Floor Music, Inc. (ASCAP) ABC-12142-A. Mx: 45-14859-S (Source Note). 2 minutes (Extent). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Abc Records - Amazing Rhythm Aces - Smith, H. R. - Burton, Barry "byrd"
    • Date: 1975
  • Audio Recording

    Shenandoah

    sound recording | Sung by Captain Richard Maitland at Sailor's Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NY. Recorded in 1939 by Alan Lomax for the Archive of Folksong. (General). Forms part of the Captain Richard Maitland Recordings of Sea Shanties. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Maitland, Captain Richard - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Roll On Buddy

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | First pubished on Library of Congress LP AFS L61 "Railroad Songs and Ballads," edited by Archie Green. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in New York, New York. (Venue). The singer is from Clay County, Kentucky. (Biographical). Recorded in 1939. (Date). Forms part of the Alan Lomax Recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson collection, part 1. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, Alan - Jackson, Aunt Molly
    • Date: 1968
  • Audio Recording

    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
  • Audio Recording

    Zolgotz

    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). The song describes the assasination of President William McKinley by Leon Czolgosz in September 1901. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording

    White House Blues

    sound recording | 1 sound recoding | Forms part of the 1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series Collection. (Source). April 25, 1977. (Date). Concerns the assasination of President William McKinley in 1901. (Content). The Bluegrass Cardinals, consisting of Don Parmley of Kentucky, his son David Parmley (born in California), and Randy Graham of California, originally formed their group in southern California. They moved to Virginia ...

    • Contributor: Bluegrass Cardinals - Jabbour, Alan - Parmley, David - Parmley, Don - Graham, Randy - Blair, Warren - Davis, John
  • Audio Recording

    Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Recorded on April 7, 1898 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - Sousa's Band
    • Date: 1898
  • Audio Recording

    Sonambula aria

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 70.3, mono. ; 7 in. | Originally for bass and orchestra. Composed by Vincenzo Bellini. Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Alberto del Campo, baritone; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., June 6, 1898. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Bellini, Vincenzo - De Bassini, Alberto - Bellini, Vincenzo (author) - Del Campo, Alberto (performer)
    • Date: 1898-06-06
  • Audio Recording

    Fille de Madame Angot Couplet Clairette

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 65 rpm, mono. ; 8 1/2 in. | 1 sound disc : analog, 65 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Music by Charles Lecocq; libretto by Clairville, Siraudin, and Victor Koning. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Libra inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Laure Libra, soprano; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Lecocq, Charles - Clairville (M) - Siraudin, (paul) (M) - Koning, Victor - Libra, Laura - Lecocq, Charles (author) - Libra, Laura (performer)
    • Date: 1898-06-11
  • Audio Recording

    Yankee doodle

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 62-76 rpm, 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Gaskin, George
    • Date: 1897
  • Audio Recording

    Never did the same thing twice

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 75.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by Felix McGlennon. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Quinn inscribed in zinc master. Production level cataloging. Dan W. Quinn, tenor; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Mar. 31, 1898. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - McGlennon, Felix - Quinn, Dan W. - Macglennon, Felix (author) - Quinn, Dan W. (performer)
    • Date: 1898-03-31
  • Audio Recording

    A son of the desert am I

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 63 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Music by Walter A. Phillips; words by John P. Wilson. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Myers inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. J. W. Myers, baritone; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Mar. 26, 1898. (Venue). Also available in digital form on ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Phillips, Walter A. - Myers, J. W. (john W.) - Phillips, Walter A. (author) - Myers, J. W. (performer)
    • Date: 1898-26-93
  • Audio Recording

    Yankee doodle

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 62-76 rpm, 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Clark, Thomas
    • Date: 1898
  • Audio Recording

    Pretty little dark blue eyes

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 66 and 72 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Charles P. Lowe, xylophone; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Oct. 12, 1897. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Lowe, Charles P. - Lowe, Charles P. (performer)
    • Date: 1897-10-12
  • Audio Recording

    The carnival of Venice

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 66 and 72 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Composed by Sir Julius Benedict. Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Charles P. Lowe, xylophone. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., date unknown. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Benedict, Julius - Lowe, Charles P. - Benedict, Sir Julius (author) - Lowe, Charles P. (performer)
    • Date: 189?---
  • Audio Recording

    On the banks of the Wabash

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 63 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Autographs of Pryor and Higgins inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Arthur Pryor, trombone; Henry Higgins, cornet. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Mar. 28, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Dresser, Paul - Pryor, Arthur - Higgins, Henry - Dresser, Paul (author) - Pryor, Arthur and Higgins, Henry (performer)
    • Date: 1898-06-17
  • Audio Recording

    Can you then love another

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78.6 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Originally for voice and piano. Music by William H. Rieger. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Mantia inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. S. Mantia, euphonium; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., July 25, 1898. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Rieger, William H. - Mantia, Simone - Rieger, William H. (author) - Mantia, Simone (performer)
    • Date: 1898-07-25
  • Audio Recording

    The star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - The Diamond Four
    • Date: 1898
  • Audio Recording

    Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - Haydn Quartette
    • Date: 1898
  • Audio Recording

    Yankee doodle

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 62-76 rpm, 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Ossman, Vess
    • Date: 1897
  • Audio Recording

    Sweetest story ever told

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 67.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by R.M. Stults. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of S.H. Dudley (baritone and mangager) inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Performed by the Haydn Quartet. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., date unknown. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Stults, R. M. - Dudley, S. H. - Haydn Quartet (vocal Group) - Stults, R. M. (author) - Haydn Quartet (performer)
    • Date: 189?---
  • Audio Recording

    Rock of ages

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 67 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Music by Thomas Hastings; words by Augustus Toplady. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Campbell inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Albert C. Campbell, tenor ; piano accompaniment. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., date unknown. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Hastings, Thomas - Toplady, Augustus - Campbell, Albert - Hastings, Thomas (author) - Campbell, Albert C. (performer)
    • Date: 189?---
  • Notated Music

    Smokey mokes march

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia Records - Columbia Orchestra
    • Date: 1908
  • Audio Recording

    Thunderbolt

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "One Step" (Content). Mx: 4194 -2. Recorded c. May, 1919. Left groove wall only recorded. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - Lada, [anton] - Nunez, [al] - Louisiana Five - Cawley, Joe
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording

    Yelping hound blues

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in. | "Introducing: Foot Warmer" (Content). Mx: 503 -3 A Recorded in Sep. 1919 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - Lada, [anton] - Nunez, [al] - Louisiana Five - Cawley, [joe]
    • Date: 1919