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  • Audio Recording

    Boll Weevil

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Williams, Willie "red Eye" - Lowry, Irvin "gar Mouth"
    • Date: 1939-05-20
  • Audio Recording

    The Boll Weevil

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Ezell, Buster
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    The Boll Weevil

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (john Wesley) - Ezell, Buster
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording

    Boll Weevil Song

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill) - Valentine, Alf "dad"
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2673

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2672

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-17
  • Book

    Regional Song Sampler: The Southeast

    Return to Mapping the Songs of America

  • Book

    Mexican American Song

    The most well known son jarocho is "La Bamba," which the Mexican American pop singer Ritchie Valens (1941-1959) popularized. Son Jarocho has become part of the fabric of the work of an array of contemporary Mexican American pop and rock singers including Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine, Los Lobos and Lila Downs.

  • Article

    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections

    1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including "Ah, Love, But a Day and "The Year's at the Spring." John Rosamond Johnson writes the anthem "Lift Every Voice and Sing" to lyrics by James Weldon Johnson. The King Family performs the traditional dance song "Cripple Creek" on string band instruments: banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, and bass fiddle. ...

  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-00-00

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