Audio Recording Roll them cotton bales
About this Item
- Roll them cotton bales
- Male vocal quintet, with orchestra
- Johnson, James Weldon -- Lyricist
- Heidelberg Quintette -- Vocal Group
- Murray, Billy -- Vocalist -- Tenor Vocal
- Oakland, Will -- Vocalist -- Countertenor Vocal
- Porter, Steve -- Vocalist -- Baritone Vocal
- Armour, Robert D. -- Vocalist -- Tenor Vocal
- Johnson, J. Rosamond -- Composer
- Hooley, William F. -- Vocalist -- Bass Vocal
- Ethnic characterizations
- Popular music
Recording Catalog Number
Recording Matrix Number
- B-15017 (Matrix ID)
Recording Take Number
- Camden, New Jersey
- Source of original recording: Recorded Sound Section, Library of Congress.
- Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
IIIF Presentation Manifest
- Armour, Robert D.
- Heidelberg Quintette
- Hooley, William F.
- Johnson, J. Rosamond
- Johnson, James Weldon
- Murray, Billy
- Oakland, Will
- Porter, Steve
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Chicago citation style:
Johnson, James Weldon, Heidelberg Quintette, Billy Murray, Will Oakland, Steve Porter, Robert D Armour, J. Rosamond Johnson, and William F Hooley. Roll Them Cotton Bales. 1914. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/jukebox-190928/.
APA citation style:
Johnson, J. W., Heidelberg Quintette, Murray, B., Oakland, W., Porter, S., Armour, R. D. [...] Hooley, W. F. (1914) Roll Them Cotton Bales. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/jukebox-190928/.
MLA citation style:
Johnson, James Weldon, et al. Roll Them Cotton Bales. 1914. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/jukebox-190928/>.