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The Resource Negro folk songs as sung by Lead Belly : "king of the twelve-string guitar players of the world," long-time convict in the penitentiaries of Texas and Louisiana, transcribed, selected and edited by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax

Negro folk songs as sung by Lead Belly : "king of the twelve-string guitar players of the world," long-time convict in the penitentiaries of Texas and Louisiana, transcribed, selected and edited by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax

Label
Negro folk songs as sung by Lead Belly : "king of the twelve-string guitar players of the world," long-time convict in the penitentiaries of Texas and Louisiana
Title
Negro folk songs as sung by Lead Belly
Title remainder
"king of the twelve-string guitar players of the world," long-time convict in the penitentiaries of Texas and Louisiana
Statement of responsibility
transcribed, selected and edited by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
  • ethnological information
Cataloging source
DLC
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
condensed score or piano conductor score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1867-1948
  • 1915-2002
  • 1901-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lomax, John A.
  • Lomax, Alan
  • Herzog, George
  • Library of Congress
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leadbelly
  • African Americans
  • Folk songs
Label
Negro folk songs as sung by Lead Belly : "king of the twelve-string guitar players of the world," long-time convict in the penitentiaries of Texas and Louisiana, transcribed, selected and edited by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The main body of the song-texts consists of transcriptions from records we made with an instantaneous aluminum recording machine, the property of the Archive of America folk-song of the Library of Congress. This machine and these records were used through the courtesy of the Library of Congress. Dr. George Herzog transcribed the melodies, as herein printed, from these same discs"--Introduction, p. xiii
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gwine dig a hole to put de Devil in -- Po' Howard -- Green corn -- Ha, ha, thisaway -- You cain' lose-a me, Cholly -- Whoa, back, Buck! -- Bring me li'l' water, Silvy -- Pick a bale o' cotton -- Elnora -- Julie Ann Johnson -- Looky yonder, where de sun done gone -- Billy in de lowlands -- Ol' rattler -- De grey goose -- Hoday; hoday, hoday -- One dollar bill, baby -- Dicklicker's holler -- Go down, ol' Hannah -- In dem long hot summer days -- Ain' goin' down to de well no mo' -- I'm all out an' down -- Fort Worth and Dallis blues -- C.C. Rider --De Kalb blues -- Shorty George -- So doggone soon -- 'Fo'-day worry blues -- Jail-house blues -- Roberta -- Death letter blues -- Blind Lemon -- Mister Tom Hughes's town -- Red Cross sto' -- Doncha love me no mo'? -- De Titanic -- De ballit of de boll weevil -- Ella Speed -- Frankie and Albert -- Mary, doncha weep -- When I was a cowboy -- Becky Dean -- Take a whiff on me -- Careless love -- De midnight special -- Governor Pat Neff -- The Shreveport jail -- Governor O.K. Allen -- Irene
Control code
16701923
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 242 pages
Lccn
36028573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm00665363
Label
Negro folk songs as sung by Lead Belly : "king of the twelve-string guitar players of the world," long-time convict in the penitentiaries of Texas and Louisiana, transcribed, selected and edited by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax
Publication
Note
"The main body of the song-texts consists of transcriptions from records we made with an instantaneous aluminum recording machine, the property of the Archive of America folk-song of the Library of Congress. This machine and these records were used through the courtesy of the Library of Congress. Dr. George Herzog transcribed the melodies, as herein printed, from these same discs"--Introduction, p. xiii
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gwine dig a hole to put de Devil in -- Po' Howard -- Green corn -- Ha, ha, thisaway -- You cain' lose-a me, Cholly -- Whoa, back, Buck! -- Bring me li'l' water, Silvy -- Pick a bale o' cotton -- Elnora -- Julie Ann Johnson -- Looky yonder, where de sun done gone -- Billy in de lowlands -- Ol' rattler -- De grey goose -- Hoday; hoday, hoday -- One dollar bill, baby -- Dicklicker's holler -- Go down, ol' Hannah -- In dem long hot summer days -- Ain' goin' down to de well no mo' -- I'm all out an' down -- Fort Worth and Dallis blues -- C.C. Rider --De Kalb blues -- Shorty George -- So doggone soon -- 'Fo'-day worry blues -- Jail-house blues -- Roberta -- Death letter blues -- Blind Lemon -- Mister Tom Hughes's town -- Red Cross sto' -- Doncha love me no mo'? -- De Titanic -- De ballit of de boll weevil -- Ella Speed -- Frankie and Albert -- Mary, doncha weep -- When I was a cowboy -- Becky Dean -- Take a whiff on me -- Careless love -- De midnight special -- Governor Pat Neff -- The Shreveport jail -- Governor O.K. Allen -- Irene
Control code
16701923
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 242 pages
Lccn
36028573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm00665363

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