Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Blues
    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Notated Music
    Blues sheet music | 1 score | 3rd composer: Morgan, Carey. Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Swanstone, Arthur N. - McCarron, Chas. R.
    • Date: 1919

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  • Audio Recording
    Hesitation Blues
    Hesitating Blues
    sound recording | 1 cylinder | Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). October 19, 1925. (Date). Bascom Lamar Lunsford was a lawyer, a folklorist, and a performer of traditional songs and music. (Biographical). This song was published on the Library of Congress long playing record, "Folk-Songs of America: The Robert Winslow Gordon Collection," in 1978, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Archive ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Whistling Blues Performed by Meade Lux Louis. Recorded by Alan Lomax, 1938. sound recording | 1 disc. | John Hammond and Alan Lomax Recordings of Blues and Jazz Musicians. (Source). 1938. (Date). Recorded in New York by Alan Lomax. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Lewis, Meade - Lomax, Alan
  • Audio Recording
    Mississippi Blues sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on Library of Congress LP AFS L59, "Negro Blues and Hollers," edited by Marshall W. Stearns. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Recorded at Sadie Beck's Plantation, Arkansas. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Brown, William - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1962
  • Audio Recording
    Depot Blues sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on Library of Congress LP AFS L59, "Negro Blues and Hollers," edited by Marshall W. Stearns. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in Robinsonville, Mississippi. (Venue). Recorded in 1942. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - House, Son
    • Date: 1962
  • Audio Recording
    Turpentine Blues
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Brown, Willie Mae
    • Date: 1939-08-19
  • Audio Recording
    Welfare blues
    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Audio Recording
    Welfare blues
    • Contributor: Frazier, Calvin - Pittman, Sampson - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Notated Music
    Soldier blues Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 35 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: Smythe, Billy
    • Date: 1919

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  • Audio Recording
    Crazy blues sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: MCA, Inc., 1920. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Coupling date: 2/15/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Pocahontas / Premier Quartet. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Bradford, Perry - Sissle, Noble
    • Date: 1921
  • Notated Music
    Tishomingo blues Instrumental parts | 26 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 1st cornetin A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyr. MCMXVIII by Jos. W. Stern & Co. N.Y. (Copyright). Shelved under "Those Draftin' Blues" by Maceo Pinkard, which is on the reverse pages. "Fox Trot" Instrumental Parts (Form).
    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Williams, Spencer - Kaplan, Dave
    • Date: 1918

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Worry Blues
    • Contributor: Lockett, Jesse
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Mournful Blues
    • Contributor: Casey, Smith
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Audio Recording
    Mournful Blues
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Casey, Smith
    • Date: 1939-04-15
  • Audio Recording
    Stevensville Blues
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Jackson, Lum Wilson "bill" - Jackson, Bill - Mullins, A. W.
    • Date: 1941-08-11
  • Audio Recording
    Worry Blues
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Lockett, Jesse
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Audio Recording
    Jackrabbit Blues
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Bryant, Jack
    • Date: 1940-08-17
  • Audio Recording
    Peapicker's Blues
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Hunt, Buster - Markham, Fred
    • Date: 1940-08-19
  • Audio Recording
    Barroom Blues
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Davis, Herman
    • Date: 1941-08-11
  • Audio Recording
    Talking Blues
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Nelson, Norman
    • Date: 1941-08-14
  • Audio Recording
    Dupree Blues
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Flint, Buena
    • Date: 1939-06-04
  • Audio Recording
    Lighthouse Blues
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Garnett, Roger "burn Down"
    • Date: 1939-05-23
  • Audio Recording
    Desert Blues
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Ellis, Hattie
    • Date: 1939-05-14
  • Audio Recording
    Greyhound Blues
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Anderson, Frances
    • Date: 1939-05-21