Audio Recording Cowboy songs, ballads, and cattle calls from Texas

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Title

  • Cowboy songs, ballads, and cattle calls from Texas

Names

  • Emrich, Duncan, 1908-1977, compiler.
  • Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948, recordist, performer.
  • Korson, Rae, recordist.
  • Archive of American Folk Song.
  • Library of Congress. Recording Laboratory.

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, 2012.
  • [Washington, D.C.]: Library of Congress, Division of Music, Recording Laboratory AAFS L28 (LC 1894 LP-LC 1895 LP), [1952]

Contents

  • Colley's Run-i-o (Lumberjack song) / sung, with guitar, by L. Parker Temple -- The buffalo skinners / sung by John A. Lomax -- Goodbye, old Paint (I) / sung, with fiddle, by Jess Morris -- Goodbye, old Paint (II) / sung by Sloan Matthews -- The Texas rangers / sung by Sloan Matthews -- Cattle calls: Starting; Driving; Night-herding / spoken with calls by Sloan Matthews -- The cowboy's life is a very dreary life / sung by Sloan Matthews -- The dying ranger / sung by Johnny Prude -- The dying cowboy / sung by Sloan Matthews -- The streets of Laredo / sung by Johnny Prude -- The Zebra Dun / sung by J. M. Waddell -- The dreary Black Hills / sung by Harry Stephens -- The night herding song / sung by Harry Stephens.

Headings

  • -  Cowboys--Songs and music
  • -  Folk songs, English--Texas
  • -  Ballads, English--Texas
  • -  Texas--Songs and music

Genre

  • Songs
  • Field recordings

Notes

  • -  Part unaccompanied and part with guitar or fiddle accompaniment.
  • -  "From the Archive of American Folk Song."
  • -  Field recordings made at various places in Texas and studio recordings in Washington, D. C. from 1941-1948 by John A. Lomax, Rae Korson, and Duncan Emrich.
  • -  Program notes and texts (22 p.).
  • -  Description from audio disc recording, analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in., 1952; reissued in 1974.
  • -  Digital preservation masters recorded from original master analog tapes by the Library of Congress Recording Laboratory in 2012.
  • -  Original cutting master for audio disc production for reissue of AAFS L28: COWBOY SONGS, BALLADS, AND CATTLE CALLS FROM TEXAS (MASTER TAPE) 1974, 2 sound tape reels : analog, 15 ips, full track, mono. ; 10 in. RWC 8319, 8320. MAVIS title no.: 162559-3-1; 162559-3-2.

Medium

  • 2 sound files : digital, WAV (44.1 Khz)

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2016655238

Online Format

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  • audio

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Korson, Rae, Recordist, Archive Of American Folk Song, and Library Of Congress. Recording Laboratory. Cowboy songs, ballads, and cattle calls from Texas. composeds by Emrich, Duncan, Iler, performeds by Lomax, John A. , Recordist [Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, 2012. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Division of Music, Recording Laboratory AAFS L28 L LP-LC 1895 LP, 1952, 2012] Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655238/.

APA citation style:

Korson, R., Archive Of American Folk Song & Library Of Congress. Recording Laboratory. (2012) Cowboy songs, ballads, and cattle calls from Texas. Emrich, D., comp, Lomax, J. A., performer [Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, 2012. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Division of Music, Recording Laboratory AAFS L28 L LP-LC 1895 LP, 1952] [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655238/.

MLA citation style:

Korson, Rae, Recordist, Archive Of American Folk Song, and Library Of Congress. Recording Laboratory. Cowboy songs, ballads, and cattle calls from Texas. comp by Emrich, Duncan, Iler, performer by Lomax, John A. , Recordist [Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, 2012. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Division of Music, Recording Laboratory AAFS L28 L LP-LC 1895 LP, 1952, 2012] Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016655238/>.