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  • Audio Recording

    Old Sam Finley had a pig

    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
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    King William was King James' son

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell at the Arizona Bar in Groveland, California on August 2, 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 ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Dona Anna = Lady Anna

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Puerto Rican children's game. Cruz Losada, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 10, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of a ...

    • Contributor: Losada, Cruz - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    San Sererin

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Puerto Rican children's game. Aurora Calderon, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on April 10, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). In Spanish. (Language). Forms part of group ...

    • Contributor: Calderon, Aurora - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    La madre querida = Mother dear

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Refrain exactly like a New York song of the early 1900's. Sung by Mrs. Cruz Losada. Learned by her about 20 years ago, when she was a child in school." Cruz Losada, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney ...

    • Contributor: Losada, Cruz - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Ru - chu - chu

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Inscribed on dust jacket by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Well-known. Sung by Mrs. Avila's children's chorus for the Portuguese minister to Washington -- sung at his request since he knew it as a child." Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell ...

    • Contributor: Avila, Alice Lemos - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    O Senhor Ladrao = Oh Mister Robber

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Children's singing game. Alice Lemos Avila, vocals and English guitar; Elzira Silva and Antonio Medeiros, 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 ...

    • Contributor: Alice Lemos Avila, Elzira Silva, and Antonio Medeiros - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Avila, Alice Lemos - Silva, Elzira - Medeiros, Antonio - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    King William was King James' son

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Includes two versions of song. George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on July 9, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Tsakig, makig = The Gosling

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | LC romanized form of title: Dzagik, magik. Yellow song check-list notes: "Pitches too much askew!" Dust jacket notes: Children's song. Siranoosh Shapazian, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fowler, California on October 30, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, ...

    • Contributor: Shapazian, Siranoosh - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Nashkoon gakavig = Colorful partridge

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | LC romanized form of title: Nashkhun kakawik. Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "Coloured dove." Dust jacket notes: Children's song. Siranoosh Shapazian, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fowler, California on October 30, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the ...

    • Contributor: Shapazian, Siranoosh - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Mangig ev turtchnig = The Child and the bird

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | LC romanized form of title: Mankik ew trchnik. Translation of song title listed on dust jacket as: "Boys and the bird." Yellow song check-list notes: "A children's game song. Lovely tune. Hum." Siranoosh Shapazian, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Fowler, California on ...

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

    Hijo, hijo, mira esta muher

    sound recording | 1 disc. | Recorded by John A. and Alan Lomax in San Antonio, Texas. (Venue). John A. and Alan Lomax 1934-35 Southern States Recording Trip Collection. (Source Note). Recorded in May 1934. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Gonzales, Josephine - Gonzales, Aurora - Manchaco, Pearl - Flores, Adela - Trujillo, Lia - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Alan
  • Audio Recording

    Miss Lucy Long

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Jones, Kate W.
    • Date: 1939-04-10
  • Audio Recording

    All Those Pretty Little Horses

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Jones, Kate W.
    • Date: 1939-04-10
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    All the Pretty Little Horses

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Duggan, Shirley Lomax
    • Date: 1939-05-07
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    Pretty Little Ponies

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Goree, John Lowry
    • Date: 1939-04-12
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    Sugar Babe

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Audio Recording

    Granny, Will Your Dog Bite

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-04-13
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    Marching Around the Levee

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-04-13
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    Jump Josie

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Audio Recording

    Uncle John is Sick in Bed

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Audio Recording

    Hush, My Baby, Don't You Cry

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Audio Recording

    Turn Over

    • Contributor: Wood, Ray - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-04-13
  • Audio Recording

    Al corre y corre

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Longoria, Manuela
    • Date: 1939-04-24
  • Audio Recording

    Naranja dulce, límon partido

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Longoria, Manuela
    • Date: 1939-04-24