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Audio Recording There's a long, long trail a-winding

There's a long, long trail a-winding

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  • There's a long, long trail a-winding


  • Bjorngjeld Family (Musical group) (performer)
  • Bjorngjeld, Clarence (performer)
  • Bjorngjeld, Ervin (performer)
  • Bjorngjeld, Alfred (performer)
  • Borghild, Person (performer)
  • Hanson, Olga (performer)
  • Elliott, Zo -- 1891-1964 (composer)
  • King, Stoddard -- 1889-1933 (lyricist)


  • -  World War, 1914-1918
  • -  Homecomings
  • -  North Dakota


  • -  This song, first published in 1914, became popular during World War I and was later incorporated into the U. S. Army Song Book for World War II. (bibliographic history)
  • -  This was recorded in Columbus, North Dakota. (venue)
  • -  This forms part of the Bjorngjeld Family Collection. (source)
  • -  Recorded between 1956 and 1960. (date)
  • -  According to Arthur Bjorngjeld, in a letter to the Library of Congress that accompanied this collection, the family is Norwegian and originally homesteaded in Columbus, North Dakota. He said that these recordings were made by the family. (General)


  • sound recording


  • 1 sound recording


  • American Folklife Center

LC Classification

  • AFC 1987/005: AFS24362sr01B01

Online Format

  • audio

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Chicago citation style:

Bjorngjeld Family, Clarence Bjorngjeld, Ervin Bjorngjeld, Alfred Bjorngjeld, Person Borghild, Olga Hanson, Zo Elliott, and Stoddard King. There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding. Audio.

APA citation style:

Bjorngjeld Family, Bjorngjeld, C., Bjorngjeld, E., Bjorngjeld, A., Borghild, P., Hanson, O. [...] King, S. There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Bjorngjeld Family, et al. There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.