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  • Audio Recording

    Calling Trains

    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 1936. (Date). Recorded at State Penitentiary, Parchman, Mississippi. (Venue). This railroad call is performed by an unidentified former railroad train caller. (Content). John A. Lomax Southern States Collection, 1933-1937 (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, John A. (john Avery)
    • Date: 1968
  • Audio Recording

    Unknown title

    • Contributor: Hulan, Mrs - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-10-25
  • Audio Recording

    Unknown title

    • Contributor: Hulan, Mrs - Wallen, Mr. - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-10-25
  • Audio Recording

    Unknown title

    • Contributor: Hulan, Mrs - Wallen, Mr. - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-10-25
  • Audio Recording

    Unknown title

    • Contributor: Hulan, Mrs - Wallen, Mr. - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-10-25
  • Audio Recording

    Unknown title

    • Contributor: Wallen, Mr. - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-10-25
  • Audio Recording

    Unknown title

    • Contributor: Hulan, Mrs - Wallen, Mr. - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-10-25
  • Audio Recording

    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: Sandburg, Carl - Grimes, Anne
    • Date: 1953
  • Audio Recording

    Catfish Blues

    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 - Edwards, Honeyboy - Petway, Robert
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording

    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: Library of Congress - Edwards, Honeyboy - Johnson, Robert
    • Date: 1978
  • Notated Music

    Jewels of Jewish melodies

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | The Rabbi said Be Happy -- The Grandfather's Melody -- The Bride's Prayer -- Be Joyful Israe -- Parting Song (Dance). (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Adolph E. Brunner/International Music Enterprises of the American Music Exchange - Epstein, S.
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    Der pogrom

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm | "Published by the Author" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. Krone - Krone, H. - Lipschutz, D.
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    A Yud bin ich

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Nat Polonsky - Polonsky, Nat - Bloom, I. T.
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    Adoin olom

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Nat Polonsky - Polonsky, Nat - Bloom, I. T.
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    The laborer

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 34 cm. | Photograph of Cantor Nat Polonsky on cover. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Nat Polonsky - Polonsky, Nat - Bloom, I. T.
    • Date: 1915

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  • Notated Music

    Eili, Eili lomo asavtoni

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 31 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: McKinley Music Co. - Sandler, Jacob Koppel - Sawyer, Henry S.
    • Date: 1921

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  • Notated Music

    Sailor's life

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | by Adolph Kaderabek. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Delmar Music Co. - Kaderabek, Adolph
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music

    For the boys who did not return

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | by Mabel May Kadow. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Legters Music Co. - Kadow, Mabel May
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music

    Now he is over

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 34 cm | by Amanda Kain. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Delmar Music Co. - Kain, Amanda
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music

    With the colors eagles outcry

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | words & music by E.M. Kaufman. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: E.M. Kaufman - Kaufman, E. M.
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music

    Sick 'em, sick 'em, sick 'em

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | George Keen. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Delmar Music Co. - Keen, George
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music

    The greatest mother of them all

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 34 cm | by Marjorie L. Keith.. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Legter's Music Co. - Keith, Marjorie L.
    • Date: 1920

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  • Notated Music

    I'll be there, laddie boy, I'll be there

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | lyric by Jack Frost ; music by E. Clinton Keithley. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Frank K. Root & Co. - Keithley, E. Clinton - Frost, Jack
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music

    Somewhere to-night

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (5 pages) ; 35 cm | 2 parts | lyric by Harold G. Frost ; music by E. Clinton Keithley. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano with violin or cello obbligato. "Medium in C." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume ...

    • Contributor: Frank K. Root & Co. - Keithley, E. Clinton - Frost, Jack
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music

    They put our little Percy in the brig the great comic gob song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | lyric by Wm. J. Redford, U.S.N. ; music by E. Clinton Keithley. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Frank K. Root & Co. - Keithley, E. Clinton - Reford, Wm. J. (william J.)
    • Date: 1919

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