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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

    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

    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

    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
  • Audio Recording

    I Know I Got Religion

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    Sit Down

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    My Soul Couldn't Rest Contented

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    I'm On the Battlefield

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    Bottle Up and Go [false start]

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Ezell, Buster
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    Bottle Up and Go

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Ezell, Buster
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    Bottle Up and Go

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Ezell, Buster
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    I Got My Ticket

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Traveller Home Singers - Turner, Alma - Turner, Monroe - Monch, Matthew - Turner, Oscar - Ford, Osa - Ford, T. J.
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    Where My Lord Was Born

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Traveller Home Singers - Turner, Alma - Turner, Monroe - Monch, Matthew - Turner, Oscar - Ford, Osa - Ford, T. J.
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    John the Revelator

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Spiritual Four Quartet - Parker, Cleve - Bond, James - Gaines, Elwood - Bond, Edward
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    I'm Gonna Make You Happy

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Brown, Buster
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Audio Recording

    War Song

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Brown, Buster
    • Date: 1943-03-05