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  • Audio Recording

    Roll the Old Chariot Along and Haul the Woodpile Down

    Sea shanties recorded by Robert W. Gordon in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in the early 1920s (singers unknown). Gordon Cylinder Collection (cyl.50, CAL 103, CAL 104) sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). Sea shanties recorded by Robert W. Gordon in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in the early 1920s. (Content). The recording of "Haul the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
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    Old Granny Hare

    Sung by William Ernest Bird in Cullowhee, North Carolina, October 28, 1925. Gordon Cylinder Collection. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Performed by Professor W. E. Bird of Cullowhee State Normal School at Cullowhee, Jackson County, North Carolina, in the mountains to the southwest of Asheville. (Content). Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). October 28, 1925. (Date). This song was published on the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bird, William Ernest - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
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    Zolgotz

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). The song describes the assasination of President William McKinley by Leon Czolgosz in September 1901. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
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    Mountain Dew

    Performance of an original anti-Prohibition song by folklorist and performer Bascom Lamar Lunsford, of Asheville, North Carolina. Composed in 1920. Versions of this song entered oral tradition and consequently it is often thought to be a folk song. sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford recording project, 1949 collection. (Source). Recorded in 1949. (Date). Recorded at the ...

    • Contributor: Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
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    Roy Carew and Hal Hopkins interview

    sound recording | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Carew, Roy
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    Roy Carew interview covering early New Orleans, Mid-western and New York ragtime

    sound recording | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Carew, Roy
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    Shame on you

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Arthur Collins performs. (Content). no matrix information Issued in 1904. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Amrican Record Co. - [larkins, John] - Smith, Chris - Invincible Male Quartet
    • Date: 1904
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    Indians along Broadway

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Mx: 331 Issued in 1904 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: American Record Co. - [burt, Benjamin Hapgood] - Collins, Arthur
    • Date: 1904
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    A Southern belle Banjo solo

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: American Record Company - Ossman, Vess L.
    • Date: 1906
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    Panama rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: American Record Company - Regimental Band of the Republic
    • Date: 1905
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    New Britain C. M. ("Original Sacred Harp")

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : anaolog, mono. ; 10 in. | "Mixed Choir" (Performers). Recorded in NYC c. July 1922 (Date). Brunswick 5150-A. Mx: 8418. (Source Note). 2 minutes (Extent). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brunswick - Original Sacred Harp Choir
    • Date: 1922
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    Maori : Samoan dance

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 445-B3 Issued in early 1923. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Cameo - Tyers, W[illiam]. H. - Cameo Dance Orchestra
    • Date: 1923
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    Good morning Carrie

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | "Medley March" (Content). Mx: 362 Recorded in 1901 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [smith, Chris] - Climax Band
    • Date: 1901
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    Way down yonder in the corn field

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | "Baritone Solo" (Content). Recorded in late 1901 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [myers, J.W.]
    • Date: 1901
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    My Creole Sue

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Mx: 750-A Issued in early 1902 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [davis, Gussie L.] - Climax Quartette
    • Date: 1902
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    Morning, noon and night overture

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 679 -2 Issued in early 1902. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Band
    • Date: 1902
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    I ain't had no lovin in a long time

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Baritone Solo, Orchestra Accompaniment" (Content). Mx: 3943 [unknown take] Recorded in late 1908 or early 1909. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [cole, Robert] - Johnson, J. Rosamond (john Rosamond) - [roberts, Bob]
    • Date: 1909
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    Come out Dinah on the green

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Baritone Solo" (Content). Mx: 13 -1 Recorded in early 1901 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [cole, Robert] - Johnson, J. Rosamond (john Rosamond) - [collins, Arthur]
    • Date: 1901
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    I'm a Jonah man

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | "Baritone Solo" (Content). Mx: 1388 -1 Recorded in early 1903. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [rogers, Alex] - [roberts, Bob]
    • Date: 1903
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    Oh didn't he ramble

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Baritone and Tenor Duet" (Content). Mx: 1492 -1 -9 Recorded in mid-1903. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [cole, Robert] - [collins, Arthur and Harlan, Byron G.]
    • Date: 1903
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    Panama

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | take 3 Recorded on April 25, 1928 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [tyers, William H.] - Johnnie Miller's New Orleans Frolickers
    • Date: 1928
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    Sally in our alley

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | "Tenor Solo" (Content). Mx: 175 -2 Recorded in 1901 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Gaskin, George J.
    • Date: 1901
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    Nobody's lookin' but de owl and de moon

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Contralto and Baritone Duet - Orchestra Accompaniment. Sung by Miss Caroline Morgan and Mr. Frank Stanley" (Content). Mx: 1832 -3 Recorded in mid-1904. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Johnson, J. Rosamond (john Rosamond) - [cole, Robert] - Morgan, [corrinne] and Stanley, Frank
    • Date: 1904
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    Big Indian chief

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Baritone Solo" (Content). Mx: 1854-1 Recorded in mid-1904. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Johnson, J. Rosamond (john Rosamond) - [cole, Robert] - Myers, J.W.
    • Date: 1904
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    He's a cousin of mine

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 3536 -3-3. M-1225-3 Recorded c.October 1906 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Hein, [silvio] - Smith, [chris] - Williams, Bert
    • Date: 1906