Collection Items

  • Notated Music
    Hattie polka Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Ellis & Co., George H. - Hadley, W. C.
    • Date: 1871

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  • Audio Recording
    I Ain't Got Nobody
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Ellis, Hattie
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Audio Recording
    Desert Blues
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Ellis, Hattie
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Audio Recording
    Cap'n Don't 'low No Truckin'-round in Here
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Raymond, Gene - Austin, Lavena - Stewart, Mozelle - Fitzpatrick, Ella Mae - McMurray, Doris - Hart, Jimmie Lee - Ellis, Hattie
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Audio Recording
    It's a Blessin' Jes' to Call My Savior's Name
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Raymond, Gene - Austin, Lavena - Stewart, Mozelle - Fitzpatrick, Ella Mae - McMurray, Doris - Hart, Jimmie Lee - Ellis, Hattie
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Article
    Regional Sampler: The Southwest Return to Mapping the Songs of America
  • Article
    Songs of the Temperance Movement and Prohibition Many of the songs related to Prohibition are no longer sung. Some of the popular songs were recorded comercially, and preserved in that way. Others survive because folk song collectors like Stetson Kennedy, Sidney Robertson Cowell, and Alan Lomax were out documenting songs with early disc recording equipment not long after the repeal of Prohibition, when people still remembered and sang them.
  • Article
    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including
  • Article
    Songs of Immigration and Migration - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections As Europeans colonized North America, beginning with the Spanish and French in the 1500s and the British and Dutch in the early 1600s, colonists brought their cultural entertainments along with them. Songs brought to colonial America continued to be sung in their early forms, so that later scholars of songs and ballads, such as the British ethnomusicologist Cecil Sharp and American ballad scholar Francis ...
  • Article
    African American Song From rappers like André 3000 (1975–) and pop stars like Michael Jackson (1958–2009), to opera singers like Denyce Graves (1964–) and gospel artists like Yolanda Adams (1961–), African American vocal artists continue to shake up and shape the musical culture of the United States in profound ways.
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-00-00

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