• Film, Video
    Work songs motion picture | videorecording ; 6 min. | Motion Picture (Form).
    • Contributor: Winick, Stephen D.
  • Audio Recording
    Slow Drag Work Song
    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Woods, Tommy
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Slow Drag Work Song
    • Contributor: Woods, Tommy
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Article
    Traditional Work Songs - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections In traditional cultures around the world, work is often accompanied by song. Americans have developed work songs for many occupations, from agricultural jobs like picking cotton, to industrial ones, like driving railroad spikes. Iconic American figures such as cowboys had their work songs, as did sailors, whose songs kept work going smoothly on tall ships throughout the age of sail. Playlist Five recordings from ...
  • Notated Music
    Buddies your work is over song Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 22 cm | Words and music by Ernest Filer. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus SATB, unaccompanied. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: Publisher Not Identified - Filer, Ernest
    • Date: 1921

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  • Notated Music
    No beer, no work! a humorous song Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 35 cm | words by Theodore Philipp and Anna Ballmann ; music by Martin Ballmann. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: Martin Ballmann - Ballmann, Martin - Ballmann, Anna - Philipp, Theodore
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music
    The songs of Henry Clay Work sheet music | 184p., 36 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: J. J. Little & Ives Co. - Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay)

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  • Notated Music
    I work for Uncle Sam patriotic march song Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 35 cm | by Addison A. Dart and Edward Auten, Jr.. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: Dart & Auten - Auten, Edward - Dart, Addison A.
    • Date: 1918

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  • Article
    Songs of Work and Industry - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections During the 400 years of the settlement, territorial expansion, migration, industrialization and urbanization of what would come to be known as the United States, the nature of making a living and the technological and economic factors on which it rested changed profoundly. In colonial North America the economy was overwhelmingly agricultural with farmers producing much of what they needed for themselves and their communities. ...
  • Audio Recording
    From the land of the sky-blue water
    American Indian songs (Work title) | American Indian songs. From the land of the sky-blue water (Uniform title)
    Ethnic Music, Classical Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 01:55 | Vocal (Category). Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the ...
    • Contributor: Victor - Florence Hinkle - Charles Wakefield Cadman - Victor Orchestra
    • Date: 1912-10-03
  • Biography
    Henry Clay Work Biography. Henry Clay Work (1832-1884) was born in Middleton, CT to abolitionist parents. A printer by trade and self-taught song composer, Work was employed by the Root & Cady music publishing house in Chicago and published his first song in 1853. Known for his emotionally charged Civil War songs such as Marching Through Georgia (1865), he was one of the most popular songwriters of ...
  • Article
    The American Art Song: An Introduction Article. Article. Although a full account of the American art song is beyond the scope of this introduction, it is hoped that these highlights will serve as an invitation to further explore and appreciate America's song tradition. The American art song, in its relatively brief two-hundred-year-old journey, has not yet traveled very far but it has certainly traveled wide: from the Psalm settings and ...
  • Audio Recording
    Hammer Song
    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers - Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Audio Recording
    Cornfield Song
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Truvillion, Henry
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Article
    Historical Topics - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections The history of America is reflected through its songs. Read more about how immigration and migration; work and industry; social change; war and conflict; politics and political campaigns; and sports and leisure in the United States have been portrayed in song. Listen to examples for all.
  • Audio Recording
    Cotton Picking Song
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Truvillion, Henry
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Audio Recording
    Steel-driving song
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Truvillion, Henry
    • Date: 1939-05-16
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Hammer Song
    • Contributor: Unidentified Performers
    • Date: 1939-04-16
  • Audio Recording
    Boll Weevil Song
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Valentine, Alf "dad"
    • Date: 1939-05-22
  • Audio Recording
    Railroad Song
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Gibson, Gus
    • Date: 1941
  • Notated Music
    California bird song 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: Work, Henry C. - Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay)
    • Date: 1878

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  • Audio Recording
    Roll the Old Chariot Along and Haul the Woodpile Down Sea shanties recorded by Robert W. Gordon in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in the early 1920s (singers unknown). Gordon Cylinder Collection (cyl.50, CAL 103, CAL 104) sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). Sea shanties recorded by Robert W. Gordon in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in the early 1920s. (Content). The recording of "Haul the ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
  • Notated Music
    No work 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: Lieder, Mrs. Pauline - Straight, Ned
    • Date: 1879

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  • Notated Music
    Woman's work 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: Haydn Conservatory of Music - Tanner, Mrs. F.
    • Date: 1878

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  • Notated Music
    Work on 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: Church, John & Co. - Root, G. F.
    • Date: 1885