Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Deep Down in My Heart sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). March 19, 1926. (Date). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection," in 1978, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Archive of Folk Culture. (Source Note). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Givens, W. M.
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Jesus is My Only Friend sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 10, 1926 (Date). Spoken at the end of this recording: sung by Bessie Shaw, Oakhill, Georgia, April the tenth, Nineteen twenty-six. (Content). Some verses on the original cylinder were not duplicated due to poor sound quality. (Content). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Shaw, Bessie
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Ol' Man Satan
    Drive Ol' Satan Away
    sound recording | 2 cylinder recordings | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 12, 1926. (Date). According to Gordon, "This song was a favorite with Amelia, a slave brought to this country prior to 1800 from the island of Madagascar. She taught it to her grand-daughter, Violet, and she in turn taught it to her granddaughter, Mary, from whom I obtained it. Amelia...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Mann, Mary C.
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Hesitation Blues
    Hesitating Blues
    sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). October 19, 1925. (Date). Bascom Lamar Lunsford was a lawyer, a folklorist, and a performer of traditional songs and music. (Biographical). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection," in 1978, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Archive...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Blow Boys, Blow sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection," in 1978, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Archive of Folk Culture. (Source Note). May 11, 1926 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Spencer, J. A. S.
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    I Could Tell You the Time
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Sentell, Jessie - Timmins, Maggie - Friddle, Jane A. - Matthews, Nettie - Carolina Ladies Quartet (Greenville, S.C.)
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Audio Recording
    What a Morning That Will Be
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hi-Neighbor Men's Quartet (Anderson, S.C.)
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Audio Recording
    Ready When the Great Day Comes
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Hi-Neighbor Men's Quartet (Anderson, S.C.)
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2727
    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-06-11

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  • Audio Recording
    Samson
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    Rock My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham
    • Contributor: Unidentified Vocal Quartet - Work, John W. (John Wesley)
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    [I Know My Time Ain't Long]
    • Contributor: Unidentified Vocal Quartet - Work, John W. (John Wesley)
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    If I Had My Way
    • Contributor: Unidentified Vocal Quartet - Work, John W. (John Wesley)
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    I Know I Got Religion
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    Sit Down
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    My Soul Couldn't Rest Contented
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    I'm On the Battlefield
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    Bottle Up and Go [false start]
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Ezell, Buster
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    Bottle Up and Go
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Ezell, Buster
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    Bottle Up and Go
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Ezell, Buster
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    I Got My Ticket
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Traveller Home Singers - Turner, Alma - Turner, Monroe - Monch, Matthew - Turner, Oscar - Ford, Osa - Ford, T. J.
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    Where My Lord Was Born
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Traveller Home Singers - Turner, Alma - Turner, Monroe - Monch, Matthew - Turner, Oscar - Ford, Osa - Ford, T. J.
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    John the Revelator
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Spiritual Four Quartet - Parker, Cleve - Bond, James - Gaines, Elwood - Bond, Edward
    • Date: 1941
  • Audio Recording
    I'm Gonna Make You Happy
    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Brown, Buster
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Audio Recording
    War Song
    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Brown, Buster
    • Date: 1943-03-05