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  • Hoist Up the John B Sail

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Rolle, Theodore "Tea Roll"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-01-23
  • Emcee Calls Pow-Wow Committee to the Speaker Stand

    • Contributor: Wolfe, Clifford, Sr. - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Women's Traditional Cloth Contest Song

    • Contributor: Tai Piah Singers - Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Shoes and Stockings

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-10-28
  • Fight For Union Recognition

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Rains, Ruby - Rains, Bert - Latham, Jack
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-15
  • I Like to Live in the Country

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Longino, Grace
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • Go Down, Old Hannah

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Platt, Mose "Clear Rock"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-10
  • Silencio, corazon = Silent, sweetheart

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 10, 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 Jessie ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Old Woman and Little Pig

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Duggan, Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • La capinera = The Blackbird

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Learned from his father who is now 85." Mario Olmeda, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 13, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional ...

    • Contributor: Olmeda, Mario - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Announcement

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Moye, William A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Jesse James

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Briggs, E. A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-05
  • Fisher's Hornpipe [in G]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • You Must Be Born Again

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Howard, Willie - Perkins, Paul - Richardson, James - Reid, Allen - Johnson, Dawson - Brown, John - Thomas, Lonnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Po' Sinner, Farewell

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hall, Vera - Reed, Dock
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-27
  • Tail Dancers' Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Standin' on the Corner Smokin' a Cheap Cigar

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Stripling, Sidney
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Waco Girl, The

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Ross, Fred
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-01
  • Oh the Sun Done Quit Shinin'

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Thomas, Lonnie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • The Roving Gambler; Erin's Green Shore

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton - Nye, Pearl R.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1937-11-03
  • Vira do Minho = The Vira of Minho

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Recorded at the home of Alice Lemos Avila on New Year's Eve, December 31, 1938. Yellow song check-list notes: "Defective but good one." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals; Joaquim Flores, guitar; Clifford Franco, English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California ...

    • Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Joachim Flores, and Clifford Franco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Flores, Joaquim - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Pearl Harbor

    • Contributor: New York, Georgia, Singers - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Bella aurora = Lovely dawn

    sound recording | on 3 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: AFS 4257 A2 has first verse, song continued on AFS 4257 A3 and AFS 4257 B1, with incomplete text. Mary Silveira, vocals; Clifford Franco, English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on August 15, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available ...

    • Contributor: Mary Silveira and Clifford Franco - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Silveira, Mary - Franco, Clifford - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Texas Girl

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Stalcup, Lloyd - Alston, Ernie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-04
  • Fado corrido

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Clifford Franco, vocals and English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on August 15, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Portuguese. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting ...

    • Contributor: Franco, Clifford - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939