Collection Items

  • Notated Music
    The Georgia stop waltz sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: George Willig, Jr. - Fisher, William
    • Date: 1851

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  • Notated Music
    A Georgia camp fire two step sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: A. M. Hall - Petersen, P. F.
    • Date: 1899

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  • Notated Music
    Everybody's loved by someone sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Glover Bros - Shannon, Paul - Meyer, Mary Ruth
    • Date: 1916

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  • Notated Music
    Our flag o'er Georgia floats again sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Sep. Winner - Winner, Sep
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music
    A negro's lament song sheet music | 1 score | Lyrics from Atlanta Constitution. Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Geo. Molineux - Wiske, C. Mortimer
    • Date: 1897

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  • Notated Music
    Marching through Georgia sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay)
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music
    Merry thought sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Ludden & Bates - Bracewell, J. S., Mrs
    • Date: 1872

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  • Notated Music
    Mountian city waltzes, op. 10 sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Phillips & Crew - Clark, Wm. F.
    • Date: 1883

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  • Notated Music
    Estelle polka sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: E. D. Irvine Music Dealer & Pu - Coley, J. T.
    • Date: 1881

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  • 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
    Finger Ring sound recording | 1 cyl. | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). April 12, 1926. (Date). Spoken at the end of the recording by Mary C. Mann: This is Miss Roberta Paul's, Paul's "boat song" that I have sung just now—the "Finger Ring." She like that. Sung by Mary C. Mann, Darien, Georgia, Macintosh county, April the twelfth, Nineteen twenty-six. (Content). According to Robert ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winsow - Mann, Mary C.
    • 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
    Come by Here
    Kumbayah
    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Cylinder recording. Some scratchy sounds. (Source Note). Forms part of the Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Recordings Collection. (Source). Recorded in 1926. (Date). This is the first known recording of "Come by Here," a song that came to be known as "Kumbayah." (Content). Sung in "Gullah," or Sea Islands Creole Dialect. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Gordon, Robert Winslow - Wylie, H.
  • 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
    Glory to God, My Son's Come Home sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Sung by J. D. Purdy in Gullah dialect. Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (General). Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon near Darien, Georgia (Venue). Recorded ca. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Purdy, J. D. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • 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