Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Letter from Harold Spivacke to John A. Lomax, General Delivery, Raiford, FL

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-31
  • Yon' Comes de Sargent

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Williams, Alexander "Neighborhood"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-23
  • Kuklienka, kde si bola

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc ( 45 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The Slavia colony in Florida was established by Slovaks who had first settled in Cleveland in 1912. Performance Note: "Kuklienka, kde si bola" (vocals) performed by Emily Duda, and Lillian Jakubcin at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Slavia, Florida, on August 31, 1939. Performer referred to elsewhere ...

    • Contributor: Duda, Emily - Jakubcin, Lillian - Morris, Alton Chester - Morris, Alton C. - Duka, Emily
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-31
  • Oh I Ain't Goin' Stay Here

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Brown, Enoch
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Anima me, bien mio = Give me strength, dear friend

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on August 14, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2619

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-29

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  • Greyhound Blues

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Anderson, Frances
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-21
  • Uncle Sam's Farm

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Pioneer song to the tune of Uncle Sam's Farm." John Selleck, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Camino, California on October 2, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of ...

    • Contributor: Selleck, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Letter to John A. Lomax; Port Aransas, TX

    • Contributor: Waters, Edward N. (Edward Neighbor)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-02-10
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2702

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-30

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  • Venir, Almas devotas (Come, Devoted Souls) [Audio]

    • Contributor: Rael, Juan Bautista - Montoya, Luis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-09
  • The Wild Irish boy

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Fragment. Warde Ford, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 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: Ford, Warde - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Sing Song Polly Want Your Kisses

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Floyd, Minnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-08
  • Traditional Song for Everybody

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #3556

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-06-04

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  • Campaign song : against Grover Cleveland

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: "CCC boys' bugles audible. . . Second verse is an old Wobbly song, and last verse is a Bonus Army song, according to Pat and Bogue Ford." Sam Bell, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Tuolumne County, California on ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Sam - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Emcee Requests that the Pow-Wow Committee Members Report to the Speaker Stand After Everything is Over

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wolfe, Clifford, Sr.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Rimur

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Sung and composed by Sigurd Bardarson. Sigurd Bardarson, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Carmel, California on April 29, 1940. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Icelandic. (Language). In Old ...

    • Contributor: Bardarson, Sigurd - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Tiny Tots' Shawl Dance Contest Song ("Hurry up.")

    • Contributor: Host Drum - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Lydia

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Sung and played alternately on viola d'arame by Alberto Mendes and Manuel Lemos. Alberto Mendes, vocals and viola d'arame; Manuel Lemos, vocals and viola d'arame. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Richmond, California on March 3, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Alberto Mendes and Manuel Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Mendes, Alberto - Lemos, Manuel - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Estrellita

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Tirana

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "An old figure dance rare in the U.S." Alberto Mendes, vocals; Manuel Lemos and Mr. Franks, viola d'arame. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Richmond, California on February 11, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library ...

    • Contributor: Alberto Mendes, Manuel Lemos, and Mr. Franks - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Mendes, Alberto - Lemos, Manuel - Franks (Mr) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • The Route

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Emcee Announces that the Joe Harlan Special Will Be Next, Announces Raffle Winners, and Comments that Everything Is Rushed

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Fire on the Mountain

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-08-27