• Film, Video
    Blind Boys of Alabama I "Amazing Grace" The Blind Boys of Alabama perform "Amazing Grace" at the Library of Congress, June 5, 2002. Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. videorecording | videorecording ; 4 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 5, 2002. (Date). Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. (Source Note). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Blind Boys of Alabama - Fountain, Clarence - Carter, Jimmy Lee
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video
    Blind Boys of Alabama II "Keep the Devil in the Hole" Blind Boys of Alabama perform "Keep the Devil in the Hole" at the Library of Congress, June 5, 2002. Forms part of the The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. videorecording | videorecording ; 4 min | Homegrown Concert Series (Source). Forms part of The Blind Boys of Alabama Concert Collection. (Source Note). June 5, 2002. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Blind Boys of Alabama - Fountain, Clarence - Carter, Jimmy Lee
    • Date: 2002
  • Audio Recording
    Yup'ik song about a vision of a sailing ship in 1777 sound recording | 1 audio file. | Chuna McIntyre explains the song in English, then sings it in Central Yup'ik. (Content). The song concerns a vision of the arrival of Europeans in Alaska by a Yup'ik medicine man a year before the exploration of the Alaska coastline by Captain James Cook between April and September, 1778. The Yup'ik had little further contact with Europeans ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McIntyre, Chuna - Nunamta Yup'ik Eskimo Dancers
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Stolen Souls from Africa
    Song of the Coffle Gang
    videorecording | videorecording ; 3 min | Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). A version of this song titled, "The Song of the Coffle Gang," was published in abolishionist song collections: The Liberty Minstrel, compiled by George Washington Clark in New York, 1844, and in The Anti Slavery Harp, compiled by William Wells Brown ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Mike
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    The Candidate's a Dodger videorecording ; 4 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Don't Say It Can't Be Done videorecording | videorecording ; 5 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Sing Along with Pete Seeger videorecording | videorecording ; 29 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Songs of Robert Burns videorecording | videorecording ; 37 min | Forms part of Robert Burns at 250: Poetry, Politics, and Performance (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bennett, Margaret - Miller, Ed - Kruesi, Margaret - Burns, Robert
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Northern Neck Chantey Singers videorecording | videorecording ; 17 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: Remembering Archie Green (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Northern Neck Chanty Singers
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Tom Mauchahty-Ware with Thomas Ware, III and Chester Tieyah, Jr. Kiowa and Comanche Music and Dance videorecording | videorecording ; 16 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mauchahty-Ware, Tom - Ware, Tom - Tieyah, Chester
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters videorecording | videorecording ; 27 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters (Musical Group)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    The Star Spangled Banner videorecording | videorecording ; 2 min | Forms part of the Baseball Americana Symposium (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Reverb (Vocal Group) - Langley, Steve - Pinkney, Victor - Hunter, Chris - Edler, Troy - Owens, Kevin - Deering, Jason
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Take Me Out to the Ball Game videorecording | videorecording ; 3 min | Forms part of the Baseball Americana Symposium (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Taylor, David - Alstrom, Ed
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Agustín Lira and Alma / Quetzal Cantos de mi Cantón (Songs from My Home), Chicano Music from California Two musical groups on one videorecording. videorecording | 1 videorecording | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 14, 2011. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lira, Agustín - Wells Solorzano, Patricia - Knypstra, Ravi - Alma (Musical Group) - Flores, Quetzal - Gonzales, Martha - Quetzal (Musical Group : Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Date: 2011
  • Notated Music
    O God, my heart is ready motet for mixed voices a cappella, op. 17 vocal score | 1 score (35 p.) ; 28 cm. | the text from the Psalms ; music by Arthur Whiting. (Statement Of Responsibility). For mixed chorus (SSATBB), unaccompanied. Photocopy. [S.l. : s.n., 2010] acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Whiting, Arthur
    • Date: 1899

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    Los Texmaniacs, traditional conjunto dance music from Texas, Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 11, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Los Texmaniacs founder Max Baca is a renowned innovator on the bajo sexto, a twelve-string Mexican guitar, which customarily provides rhythm accompaniment for the button accordion, creating the core of the ...
    • Contributor: Texas Folklife (Organization) - Texmaniacs (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video
    The southern journey of Alan Lomax : words, photographs, and music,
    American Folklife Center lecture, 2013-02-20
    Tom Piazza discussed his new book, The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music, on February 20, 2013, in a lecture sponsored by Library of Congress Center for the Book and the American Folklife Center. The book was published by the Library of Congress in association with W.W. Norton & Company in 2013, with an introduction by folklorist William R. Ferris, and ...
    • Contributor: Piazza, Tom - Library of Congress. Center for the Book - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2013
  • Collection
    Ola Belle Reed and Southern Mountain Music on the Mason-Dixon Line concert and symposium, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available In celebration of the legacy of the pioneering old-time musician Ola Belle Reed (1916-2002), Reed's son Dave Reed, her nephew Hugh J. Campbell, and members of the acclaimed bluegrass band Danny Paisley and Southern Grass performed bluegrass and gospel songs in the Coolidge Auditorium on September 9, 2015. A symposium program, chaired by Betsy Peterson, Director, American Folklife Center on Sept. 10 included Clifford ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Hugh Jones - Glassie, Henry - Ledbetter, Steven Lance - Lundy, Tj - Murphy, Clifford R. - McCoury, Del - McCoury, Rob - McCoury, Ronnie - Paisley, Danny - Paisley, Michael ... Campbell, Hugh Jones - Glassie, Henry - Ledbetter, Steven Lance - Lundy, Tj - Murphy, Clifford R. - McCoury, Del - McCoury, Rob - McCoury, Ronnie - Paisley, Danny - Paisley, Michael - Paisley, Ryan - Peach, Douglas Dowling - Peterson, Betsy - Reed, David Arthur - Riale, Frances Mann - Turner, Jessica Anderson - Southern Grass (Musical Group) - National Council for the Traditional Arts - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
  • Article
    Articles About Songs - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Original essays and articles are available on this site to help provide historical context and a deeper view for those who wish to learn more about particular topics. The Library's curators have written articles on historical topics and song, musical styles, individual songs, and songs of various ethnic groups in America.
  • Article
    Biographies - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Short biographies are available for some of the many composers, lyricists, performers, conductors, field collectors, and folklorists who have played a part in the history of American songs.
  • Article
    Curator Talks - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections The curators of the collections at the Library of Congress give more information about the history of song in the United States in these brief "Curator Talk" videos with the help of illustrations and audio clips.
  • Article
    Historical Topics - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections The history of America is reflected through its songs. Read more about how immigration and migration; work and industry; social change; war and conflict; politics and political campaigns; and sports and leisure in the United States have been portrayed in song. Listen to examples for all.
  • Article
    Illustrated Sound Recordings - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Performances of song and concerts from the Library of Congress are available on this site as well as interviews with performers and composers.
  • Article
    Interactive Maps - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections See the connection between America's geography and song through interactive maps that offer songs from the states and about the states.