Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Do Right By Me
    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Audio Recording
    Sit Down
    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - James, Willis - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Audio Recording
    Tear Tokyo Down
    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - James, Willis
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Audio Recording
    Obey the Ration Laws
    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Audio Recording
    Obey the Ration Laws
    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Audio Recording
    Roosevelt and Hitler
    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Audio Recording
    Soldier Boy Blues, 1943
    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis
    • Date: 1943-06-01
  • Audio Recording
    The Farmer's Curst Wife Forms part of "New England Balladry," a lecture and concert presented by Helen Hartness Flanders at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., on February 27, 1948. Helen Hartness Flanders Collection. sound recording | 1 reel. | Helen Hartness Flanders Collection (Source). February 27, 1948. (Date). Recorded at the Library of Congress. (Venue). This ballad is found in The English and Scottish Popular Ballads ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Davis, Asa - Flanders, Helen Hartness - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1948
  • Audio Recording
    The Shoofly sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L16, "Songs and Ballads of the Anthracite Miners," 1947. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the George Korson Recordings of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Collection. (Source). Recorded in 1946. (Date). Recorded in Centralia, Pennsylvania. (Venue). The ballad describes local consequences of a period of economic depression that began in 1873. ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Walsh, Daniel - Korson, George Gershon
    • Date: 1947
  • 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
    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
    Freighting from Wilcox to Globe sound recording | 1 sound recording | Recorded in Chandler, Arizona. (Venue). Recorded in 1949. (Date). First published in Library of Congress LP AFS L30 "Songs of the Mormons and Songs of the West," edited by Duncan Emrich. (Bibliographic History). Recorded by Peter Tufts on a joint project of the Library of Congress and the University of Arizona Folklore Committee. (Source Note). Forms part ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Busby, Abraham John - Tufts, Peter
    • 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
    Mountain Dew Performance of an original anti-Prohibition song by folklorist and performer Bascom Lamar Lunsford, of Asheville, North Carolina. Composed in 1920. Versions of this song entered oral tradition and consequently it is often thought to be a folk song. sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford recording project, 1949 collection. (Source). Recorded in 1949. (Date). Recorded at the ...
    • Contributor: Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
  • Audio Recording
    Big Rock Candy Mountains sound recording | 1 sound recording | First pubished on Library of Congress LP AFS L61 "Railroad Songs and Ballads," edited by Archie Green. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in San Pedro, California. (Venue). Recorded in 1951. (Date). The singer says that he composed this song while hoboing in his youth, inspired by hot springs in Idaho and Utah. (Biographical). Harry McKlintock was originally from Knoxville, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McClintock, Harry - Eskin, Sam
    • Date: 1968
  • Audio Recording
    Dance song with solo vocal Sung by a local singer known as "Lizahbet." Recorded by Arthur S. Alberts in what is today Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso in 1949. Arthur S. Alberts Collection. sound recording | 1 reel. | Arthur S. Alberts Collection. (Source). Recorded by Arthur S. Alberts in the "pagan"(non-Muslim) quarter of the city of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta). (Venue). 1949. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Alberts, Arthur S. - Lizahbet
    • Date: 1949
  • 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
    Chorus and dance Sung and played by Rais Mahamad ben Mohammed and ensemble, musicians of the Haha tribe in Tamanar. Recorded by Paul Bowles in Essaouira, Morocco, August 8, 1959. sound recording | 1 reel. | Paul Bowles Moroccan Music Collection. (Source). Recorded by Paul Bowles in Essaouira, Morocco. (Venue). August 8, 1959. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Bowles, Paul - Ben Mohammed, Rais Mahamad
  • Audio Recording
    This is what the union done sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection. AFC 1963/004: AFS 12010-12012 (Source). Recorded in Trafford, Alabama. (Venue). Published on the Library of Congress LP L60 "Songs and Ballads of the Bituminous Miners," 1965. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1940. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Jones, George - Korson, George Gershon
    • Date: 1965
  • Audio Recording
    We done quit sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection. AFC 1963/004: AFS 12010-12012 (Source). Published on the Library of Congress LP L60 "Songs and Ballads of the Bituminous Miners," 1965. (Bibliographic History). Recorded at Scott's Run, West Virginia. (Venue). Recorded in 1940. (Date). This song was sung by Scott's Run, West Virginia coal miners during the 1930 ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Johnson, Sam - Korson, George Gershon
    • Date: 1965