Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    The Southern Soldier sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assasination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1937. (Date). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Southern States Collection, 1937. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morgan, Minta - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    Starving to Death on a Government Claim sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published in Library of Congress LP AFS L30 "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (Bibliographic History). Vance Randolph was a folklorist famous for his documentation of Ozark folklife. He was born in Pittsburg, Kansas. (Biographical). Recorded in 1941. (Date). The Lane County referred to in the song is in ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Randolph, Vance
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    Root hog or die sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L30, "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the Vance Randolph Collection. (Source). Recorded in 1941. (Date). Recorded in Bradleyville, Missouri. (Venue). This is a parody of a popular minstrel show song of the same title that was ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Randolph, Vance - Denoon, Jimmy
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    The night herding song sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in Dallas, Texas. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Texas Recordings, 1942 collection. (Source). Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Stephens, Harry - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    The dreary Black Hills sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in Dallas, Texas. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Texas Recordings, 1942 collection. (Source). Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Stephens, Harry - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    The Dying Cowboy
    Bury me not on the lone prairie
    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Texas Recordings, 1942 collection. (Source). Recorded in Pecos, Texas. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). The singer is from Alpine, Texas. (Biographical). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Matthews, Sloan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    The Texas Rangers sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Texas Recordings, 1942 collection. (Source). Recorded in Pecos, Texas. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). The singer is from Alpine, Texas. (Biographical). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Matthews, Sloan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    The dying Ranger sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Texas Recordings, 1942 collection. (Source). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Recorded in Fort Davis, Texas. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Prude, Johnny - Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    The streets of Larado
    The cowboy's lament
    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Texas Recordings, 1942 collection. (Source). Recorded in Dallas, Texas. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Prude, Johnny
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    Phil Sheridan sound recording | 1 sound recording | Judge Learned Hand was from Essex County, New York. (Biographical). Recorded in Washington, D.C. (Venue). Recorded October 3, 1942. (Date). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assasination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the Judge Learned Hand Recordings collection. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hand, Learned - Semmig, Arthur - Langenegger, John
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    The Iron Merrimac sound recording | 1sound recording | Judge Learned Hand was from Essex County, New York. (Biographical). Recorded in Washington, D.C. (Venue). Recorded October 3, 1942. (Date). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assasination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the Judge Learned Hand Recordings collection. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hand, Learned - Semmig, Arthur - Langenegger, John
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    The Handcart Song sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published in Library of Congress LP AFS L30 "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the Austin Fife and Alta Fife Collection. (Source). Recorded in 1946. (Date). Recorded in Ogden, Utah. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Fife, Austin E. - Hilton, L. M.
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    On the Road to California
    The Buffalo Bulls Fight
    sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published in Library of Congress LP AFS L30 "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the Austin Fife and Alta Fife Collection. (Source). Recorded in 1947. (Date). Recorded in St. George, Utah. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morris, William T. - Fife, Austin E.
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    Echo Canyon sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published in Library of Congress LP AFS L30 "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the Austin Fife and Alta Fife Collection. (Source). Recorded in 1946. (Date). Recorded in Ogden, Utah. (Venue). According to the collector, Austin Fife, this song was sung by workers on ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hilton, L. M. - Fife, Austin E.
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    Colley's Run-I-O sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Versions of this woodsman's song are known in Maine, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. (General). Forms part of the L. Parker Temple Recordings collection. (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress. (Venue). Recorded in 1946. ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Temple, L. Parker - Korson, Rae
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    The zebra dun sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the J.M. Waddell Collection of Cowboy Songs collection. (Source). Recorded in 1948. (Date). Recorded at the Library of Congress. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Waddell, J.M. - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    Mr. Garfield sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). Concerns the assassination of President Garfield in 1881. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    Booth Killed Lincoln
    Booth
    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    Charles Giteau sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). Concerns the assassination of President Garfield in 1881. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    Zolgotz
    White House Blues
    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). The song describes the assasination of President William McKinley by Leon Czolgosz in September 1901. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    I'm Sad and I'm Lonely sound recording | 1 reel. | Recorded by Ann Grimes, Ohio. (Venue). Ann Grimes's Ohio Collection, American Folklife Center. (Source Note). Recorded in 1953. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Sandburg, Carl - Grimes, Anne
    • Date: 1953
  • Audio Recording
    St. George sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Austin Fife and Alta Fife Collection. (Source). Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L30, "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1947. (Date). Recorded in St. George, Utah. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McArthur, Rudger - Fife, Austin E.
    • Date: 1952
  • Collection
    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which ...
    • Date: 1581

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