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  • Audio Recording

    He never came back

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, unaccomapnied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 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 John Stone performing ...

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

    The Silver bell

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Two-step, sung and played on harmonica. John Stone, vocals and harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part ...

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

    The Mocking bird

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: With variations. John Stone, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 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: Stone, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    The Three wishes

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 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 John Stone performing ...

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

    Life on the ocean wave

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 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 John Stone performing Anglo-American ...

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

    Mexican waltz

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 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 John Stone performing Anglo-American ...

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

    Buffalo girls

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: An old quadrille. John Stone, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field ...

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

    Johnny get your gun

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Played on harmonica and stepped by John Stone." Tapping noise in background is John Stone dancing. John Stone, harmonica. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

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

    Conversation between John Stone and Sidney Robertson Cowell about making sound recordings

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone and Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 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: Stone, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    My mother in law

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 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 John Stone performing ...

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

    Leather breeches

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 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 John Stone performing Anglo-American ...

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

    The Arkansas traveler

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Yellow song check-list notes: With narration. John Stone, violin and narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group ...

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

    Love somebody

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 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 John Stone performing Anglo-American ...

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

    Georgia wagoner

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "Foot tapping barely audible." John Stone, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of ...

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

    Buffalo girls

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 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 John Stone performing Anglo-American ...

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

    Two step

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 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 John Stone performing Anglo-American ...

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

    Soldier's joy

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 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 John Stone performing Anglo-American ...

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

    Old Joe Clark

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Fragmentary version. . . Attempt to recall Old Joe Clark. He says he will try to practice up on it." John Stone, violin. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 6, 1939. ...

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

    Turkey in the straw with variations

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell quoting John Stone: "There's 2 or 3 more pieces I ring in that come in the same key, and I just call it 'with variations!'" Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Tune 2 is 'Granny, does ...

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

    Comments on "Johnny, get your gun"

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John Stone, narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 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 John Stone performing Anglo-American ...

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

    Dr. Ridge's food

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Medicine show ad and song. Dust jacket notes: Sung and recited by John Stone. He sang occasionally in medicine shows. John Stone, unaccompanied vocals and narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in ...

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

    Dr. Ridge's food

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Medicine show ad and song. Dust jacket notes: Sung and recited by John Stone. He sang occasionally in medicine shows. John Stone, unaccompanied vocals and narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in ...

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

    The Arkansas traveler

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Played on harmonica and recited by John Stone. John Stone, harmonica and narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on August 5, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: Stone, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939