Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Foreman Monroe
    Young Monroe
    Dust jacket notes: AFS 4207 A2 includes all of the song, except for the last verse, which is on AFS 4207 A3. Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25 and 27, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell...
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    The Fair captive [textual transcriptions].
    They took her from her cradle bed
    Contains ethnic stereotypes. Two textual song transcriptions. In English.
    • Contributor: Asmussen, Ella - Ford, Pat - Ford, Warde H. - Walker, Robert
    • Date: 1938

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Jack Donohue [textual transcrptions with notes].
    The Wild colonial boy | He was the wild colonial boy, Jack Donohue was his name
    Textual song transcription with handwritten notes made by Robert Walker and eight pages of handwritten notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell regarding similarities between the two songs, "Jack Donohue" and "The Wild colonial boy." In English.
    • Contributor: Asmussen, Ella - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ford, Pat - Walker, Robert
    • Date: 1938

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Keith and Hiles line [textual transcriptions with notes].
    We arrived at North Crandon one morning 'twas nine
    Two textual song transcriptions and four pages of notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell. In English.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ford, Pat - Ford, Warde H.
    • Date: 1938

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    The Keyhole in the door [textual transcription].
    We left early, the hour was scarely nine
    Contains humorous sexual situation. Textual song transcription. In English.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ford, Pat
    • Date: 1938
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Sterling's Hotel [textual transcriptions].
    There's old Mollie Hogan who cooks from a book
    Three textual song transcriptions. In English.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat
    • Date: 1938

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    A-cutting down the pine [textual and melodic transcriptions].
    Come all you good old shanty boys
    Textual and melodic song transcriptions. In English.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ford, Bogue - Ford, Pat - Ford, Warde H.
    • Date: 1938

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    The Dark-eyed sailor [textual and melodic transcriptions].
    It was of a comely young lady fair
    Textual and melodic song transcriptions. In English.
    • Contributor: Asmussen, Ella - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ford, Pat
    • Date: 1938

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Foreman Monroe [textual and melodic transcriptions with notes].
    The Jam on Gerry's rock | Young Monroe | Come all you brave young shanty boys, a tale to you I'll relate
    Three textual and two melodic song transcriptions with sixteen pages of handwritten notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell about "Foreman Monroe" and "Young Monroe." In English.
    • Contributor: Asmussen, Ella - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ford, Pat - Ford, Warde H.
    • Date: 1938

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    The Little brown bulls [textual transcription with notes].
    Not a man on the river had MacCluskey to fear
    Textual song transcription with notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell. In English.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ford, Pat - Walker, Robert
    • Date: 1938

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    River drivers' song [textual and melodic transcriptions].
    Tarriers' song | Roll you tigers roll | Wallace Waite was a walking boss
    Textual and melodic song transcriptions. In English.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat
    • Date: 1938

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  • Audio Recording
    Keith and Hiles Line Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "Sung by Pat Ford. He came West from Wisconsin in 1931. This song was composed by a lumberjack in Crandon [Wisconsin] -- all the names are local." Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 25, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing...
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    The Soldier's sweetheart Dust jacket notes: "Sung by 'Boney' (Warde H. Ford) and Pat Ford. Learned from an old 'Kaintuck' in Wisconsin." Warde and Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25, 26, and 27, 1938 and September 4, 1939, collected...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ford, Pat - Ford, Ward H.
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    The Keyhole in the door Contains humorous sexual situation. Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25 and 27, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Jack Donohue
    The Wild colonial boy | Twas the wild colonial boy, Jack Donohue was his name
    Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25 and 27, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Sterling's Hotel
    Stirling's Hotel
    Song written by river drivers about a little hotel on the banks of the Wolf River in northern Wisconsin. Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25 and 27, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central...
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    The Dark-eyed sailor Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25 and 27, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    River drivers' song Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25 and 27, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    Ida Red Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25 and 27, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    The Little brown bulls Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25 and 27, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    As I staggered from home yesterday morning Contains ethnic slur: "rich as a Jew." Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 1939. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde, Pat, and Bogue Ford performing Anglo-American songs on September 3, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    The Great McCluskey fight [fragment] Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 1939. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde, Pat, and Bogue Ford performing Anglo-American songs on September 3, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    We're anchored by the roadside, Jim Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell: "A loggers' drinking song. Sackers [were] river drivers who didn't drive the logs but walked along the shore pushing logs that had got into the bayous, out in the stream." Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 1939. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting...
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    Oh, I'll never go with Riley anymore Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 1939. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde, Pat, and Bogue Ford performing Anglo-American songs on September 3, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    The Sailor's grave Dust jacket notes: "Learned from his mother in Crandon, Wisconsin." Pat Ford, unaccompanied vocals. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on September 3, 1939. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde, Pat, and Bogue Ford performing Anglo-American songs on September 3, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central Valley], Shasta County, California.
    • Contributor: Ford, Pat - Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939