Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • La Piave (Piave, 24th of May)

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Marching song." 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 Physical Form). In Italian. (Language). Forms ...

    • Contributor: Olmeda, Mario - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • I Want to Moan Right on Dat Shore

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Brown, Joe - Howard, Willie - Perkins, Paul - Richardson, James
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-03
  • Little Fat Boy, The

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Holbert, Jim
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Elegy

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Schuberth, Edw - Ritter, Frederic Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1879

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  • Once There Was a Little Kitty

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Duggan, Shirley Lomax
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-07
  • Que se le querra la calabaza

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

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lewis, Richard L. - Gilliam, Wilbert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-11
  • That Awkward Old Song

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Jackson, Lum Wilson "Bill" - Pipkin, Myra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-12
  • Ojitos negra del alma = Black eyes of the soul

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Title translation listed on dust jacket as: "Black eyes of my soul." Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Learned from her grandmother when she was 12 or so." Hilda Duarte Brown, vocals; Walter Sebree, Hawaiian guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Monterey, ...

    • Contributor: Hilda Duarte Brown and Walter Sebree - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Brown, Hilda Duarte - Sebree, Walter - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Hethu'shka Song

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Host Drum
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-13
  • Ket hold foldje = Two acres of land

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mary Gaidos, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on January 3, 1940. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Hungarian. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Mary Gaidos ...

    • Contributor: Gaidos, Mary - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940
  • Dos y dos son quatro

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Salazar, Isabella
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-05-02
  • Little Boy Comes A-Riding Off A Broom, A

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Jackson, Lum Wilson "Bill"
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-12
  • Cripple Creek

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Answer to the Greenback Dollar, The

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Judd, Nathan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1940-07-28
  • I'm Going Away to Leave You, Going to Tennessee

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1967-07-17
  • Manavis

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 8 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | John Castrounis will sing 'Manavis,' 'The Fruit Vendor.'" Greeks, along with Italians and Minorcans, first came to Florida in 1768, led by Dr. Andrew Turnbull. Turnbull settled New Smyrna Beach, Florida. When the colony came to an end in 1777, the settlers relocated to St. ...

    • Contributor: Castrounis, John - Morris, Alton Chester - Corse, Carita Doggett - Morris, Alton C. - [Corse, Carita Doggett]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-10-04
  • Noite de Natal = Christmas night

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar; Elzira Silva, vocals; Antonio Medeiros, vocals and triangle; Albert Avila, vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on March 8, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Elzira Silva, Antonio Medeiros, and Albert Avila - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Silva, Elzira - Medeiros, Antonio - Avila, Albert - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Cuban Lullaby

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 25 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | An old Cuban lullaby. Evelio Andux, age 37, was born in Key West, Florida, of Cuban descent (father of French descent). Martin Noriega is a 51-year-old of Cuban parentage. Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under ...

    • Contributor: Noriega, Martin - Andux, Evelio - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-24
  • I Owed Ten Dollars to O'Grady; Boys, Keep Away from the Girls, I Say [part 1 of 2]

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan - Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton - Nye, Pearl R.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1937-11-03
  • [French Tune]

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Flat-foot Blues

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chambers, Clarence
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Preaching by William S. Loscutoff

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | William S. Loscutoff, preaching. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Francisco, California on September 14, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Russian. (Language). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting unaccompanied ...

    • Contributor: Loscutoff, William S. - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Russian Molokan Congregation - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Fancy Dancers' Contest Song (Second Group of Dancers)

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1983-08-14
  • Frog He Went A-Courting

    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Ledford, L. A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941-08-14