Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Joe Louis
    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Audio Recording
    Joe Louis
    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Date: 1943-03-05
  • Audio Recording
    Medley of Broadway hits
    Good bye, Eliza Jane ; Follow the crowd on a Sunday ; Down on the Brandywine ; All aboard for Dreamland ; Blue bell ; Jovial Joe ; Meet me in St. Louis ; I've got a feelin' for you (Medley contents)
    Musical Theater, Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:56 | Instrumental (Category). Piccolo solo, with piano (Description). It is not known whether 1 or 2 was the issued take. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained ...
    • Contributor: Victor - Harry Von Tilzer
    • Date: 1904-06-20
  • Biography
    Joe Jordan Biography. Biography. Around 1905, he began a long career as a conductor and composer, working with James Reese Europe on Ernest Hogan's Memphis Students performance troupe. In 1906 he became music director of Chicago's Pekin Theater Orchestra. Jordan also worked in Chicago as a composer and conductor for several musicals. He contributed songs such as "Lovey Joe" to Ziegfeld's 1910 Follies. In 1939 Jordan ...
  • Notated Music
    Little brother Joe 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: Goullaud, Louis P. - Skelly, J. P.
    • Date: 1879

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  • Notated Music
    Joe's polka (Schuman's pets) 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: Balmer & Weber - Schuman, A.
    • Date: 1872

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  • Notated Music
    Old black Joe 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: Latshaw, Chas. E.
    • Date: 1885

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  • Notated Music
    Old black Joe is dead and gone 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: Balmer & Weber - Banks, Harry
    • Date: 1875

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  • Audio Recording
    ' Joe Turner blues' medley
    Medley fox trot (Title descriptor) | Fox trot (Title descriptor) | St. Louis blues (Additional title)
    Ragtime, Jazz, And More, Blues. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:02 | Instrumental (Category). Band (Description). Specific instrumentation not provided in Victor ledgers for takes 4 and 5. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license ...
    • Contributor: Victor - Edward T. King - W. C. Handy - Victor Military Band
    • Date: 1916-10-19
  • Notated Music
    Pretty blue eyed Jo 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: Kunkel Brothers - Lang, Joe
    • Date: 1870

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  • 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
    Ragtime - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Ragtime, a uniquely American, syncopated musical phenomenon, has been a strong presence in musical composition, entertainment, and scholarship for over a century. It emerged in its published form during the mid-1890s and quickly spread across the continent via published compositions. By the early 1900s ragtime flooded the music publishing industry. The popularity and demand for ragtime also boosted sale of pianos and greatly swelled ...
  • Article
    History of Ragtime "Real Ragtime: Disc Recordings from its Heyday" (Booklet notes by Richard Martin and David Sager). Archeophone Records, Arch. 1001A.
  • Article
    " John Henry" Whether or not the legend has an historical basis, the story of a man whose worth and identity are measured only by his strength, which is then challenged by the advent of steam power, is one that has endured for over a century. John Henry's complaint to the work "captain," "A man ain't nothing but a man," found in most versions of the ballad, ...
  • Article
    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 1850 Songs of America Stephen Foster composes 'The Voice of Bygone Days', 'Molly, Do You Love Me?', and 'Ah! May the Red Rose Live Alway!' 'Go Down Moses,' a spiritual sung by the Tuskegee Institute Singers, 1914. Harriet Tubman reported using this song to identify herself to slaves that might want to escape and flee north with her by singing it in a neighboring ...
  • Film, Video
    Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Interviewed by Ara Guzelimian at Carnegie Hall on April 16, 1999. Ellen Taaffe Zwilich speaks with Ara Guzelimian about her life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 54 min. | Recorded on April 16, 1999. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City. (Venue). Transcribed by Denise Von Glahn. Edited by Pedro Gonzlez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of Carnegie Hall (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form). This has been ...
    • Contributor: Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe - Guzelimian, Ara
  • 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.
  • Film, Video
    Lukas Foss interviewed by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at Carnegie Hall on April 30, 1996. Lukas Foss speaks with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich about his life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 28 min. | Recorded on April 30, 1996. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City (Venue). Transcribed by Paul Luongo. Edited by Pedro Gonzalez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of the Carnegie Hall Institute (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form). This has ...
    • Contributor: Foss, Lukas - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe