• Audio Recording
    My Pore Mother Keeps A-prayin' for Me
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chains, Wallace - Jones, Sylvester
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Audio Recording
    Sinner Will Be Runnin' in dat Great Day
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Christopher, Columbus - Chains, Wallace - Bolden, Brant - Harrison, W. S., "jay Bird" - Jones, Sylvester
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Audio Recording
    Till I Die
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Christopher, Columbus - Chains, Wallace - Bolden, Brant - Harrison, W. S., "jay Bird" - Jones, Sylvester - Ramsey, George
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • Audio Recording
    Worry Blues
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Chains, Wallace - Harrison, W. S., "jay Bird" - Jones, Sylvester
    • Date: 1939-04-23
  • 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 ...
  • 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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    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.