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  • Audio Recording

    Helgi saga = The Ballad of Helgi

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Fragmentary version -- omissions in text." Ballad begun on AFS 3827 B3 and continued on AFS 3827 A5. Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Irish American rag

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Barbary Coast ragtime piano tune. Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    The Candy girl and Margy

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals; Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Byron Coffin, Sr. And Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr - Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Coffin, Byron (sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Casey Jones

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals; Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Byron Coffin, Sr. And Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr - Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Coffin, Byron (sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Virginia

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Includes narrative by Byron Coffin, Sr. about performing this song on the Barbary Coast. Barbary Coast song. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and narration; Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in ...

    • Contributor: Byron Coffin, Sr. And Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr - Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Coffin, Byron (sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Molly dear

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals, piano, and narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Byron ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Sleep, baby, sleep and Dardenella

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Barbary Coast piano tunes. Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Popularity

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A ragtime march by Jimmy Blyler." Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., piano and narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Blyler, Jimmy - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Date: 1939
  • Notated Music

    Shining dew drops

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

    • Contributor: Sherman & Hyde - Hale, M. L.
    • Date: 1876

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  • Audio Recording

    Dogs

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Barbary Coast song. Contains mild sexual innuendo. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group ...

    • Contributor: Coffin, Byron (sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Coffin, Byron
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    I'm glad my wife's in Europe

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | World War I song. Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Snooky-vo-kums

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Byron Coffin, ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    A garland of old fashioned roses

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Byron Coffin, ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Date: 1939
  • Notated Music

    Aloha land

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

    • Contributor: Sherman, Clay & Co. - Herzer, Wallie - Eager, W.
    • Date: 1916

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Audio Recording

    Budar ei lofti = Up in the store

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Lullaby. Song begins on AFS 3828 A1, with third verse on AFS 3828 A2. Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Budar ei lofti = Up in the store

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Lullaby. Song begins on AFS 3828 A1, with third verse on AFS 3828 A2. Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Gjase ei paradise = The Goose in paradise

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Oddrun ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Stod jeg uti tungljos = The Moonlight

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is translated from the German -- a composed song popular in Iceland." Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Egills saga = Ballad of Egill

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell on May 25, 1938: "Egill was supposed to have been 4 years old when he made up his song. Mrs. Sigurasson says she made up the tune herself as she recorded the song, but I have an idea ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Thorgrymur prudy (Ryma #5) = Viglander's father

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Oddrun Sigurasson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Oddrun ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Stodum tvo i tuni (Ryma #6) = Saying goodbye to your sweetheart

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "This is the true ryma." John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). Forms part ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Tobag's baukur = Admiring the snuffbox

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Same tune as [AFS 3828] B2." John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). Forms ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Upp i malar skola skina = Teaching girls to cook and sew

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "This is a satire on Iceland's budget appropriation for teaching girls household arts -- an idea supremely funny to people in a country where every girl learned to cook and sew as she learned to walk and talk. ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Reid eg grana = The Gray horse

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording

    Likafron og lagsmenn tveir = The Two young men

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Olafson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on May 25, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting John ...

    • Contributor: Olafson, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1938