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Negro work songs and calls

Label
Negro work songs and calls
Title
Negro work songs and calls
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
Cataloging source
OBE
Date time place
Recorded between 1933 and 1940 at various locations in the southern United States, and 1935, Nassau, Bahamas (15th track)
Dewey number
781
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
M1670
LC item number
.N49x 1999
PerformerNote
Various vocalists
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-2000
  • 1867-1948
  • 1915-2002
  • 1891-1978
  • 1901-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Halpert, Herbert
  • Lomax, John A.
  • Lomax, Ruby T.
  • Lomax, Alan
  • Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth
  • Botkin, Benjamin Albert
  • Archive of Folk Culture (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Work songs
  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk music
  • Prisoners' songs
  • Field recordings
  • Work songs
  • Blacks
  • Field recordings
  • Compact disc
  • United States
  • Bahamas
Label
Negro work songs and calls
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture."
  • Field recordings by Herbert Halpert, John A. Lomax, Ruby T. Lomax, Alan Lomax, and Mary E. Barnicle; edited by B.A. Botkin and Alan Lomax
  • "Originally released in the series Folk music of the United States, Recording Library, Library of Congress AFS L8, 1943; reissued in cooperation with the American Folklife Center and the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress"--Booklet, back cover
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by B.A. Botkin and Alan Lomax, and texts (21 p. : ill.) in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Unloading rails (3:39) ; Tamping ties (:44) (Henry Truvillion) -- Heaving the lead line (Sam Hazel) (3:00) -- Mississippi sounding calls (Joe Shores) (2:09) -- Arwhoolie : cornfield holler (Thomas J. Marshall) (:44) -- Quittin' time song 1 (:35) ; Quittin' time song 2 (:35) (Samuel Brooks) -- Mealtime call (Thomas J. Marshall) (:14) -- Possum was an evil thing (2:47) ; Come on, boys, and let's go to huntin' (1:55) (Henry Truvillion) -- Old Rattler (Mose (Clear Rock) Platt, James (Iron Head) Baker) (3:06) -- Go down, old Hannah (James (Iron Head) Baker ... [et al.]) (2:41) -- Hammer, ring (Jesse Bradley and group) (2:37) -- I wonder what's the matter ("Lightning" and group) (2:52) -- Roll 'im on down (David Pryor and group) (2:36) -- Rock Island Line (Kelly Pace ... [et al.]) (1:45) -- Track-lining song (Allen Prothero) (2:31) -- It makes a long time man feel bad (Kelly Pace ... [et al.]) (6:08) -- O Lord, don' 'low me to beat 'em (Willie Williams) (2:33)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other control number
018964151720
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • CD 1517
  • AFS L8
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocm43793747
  • (OCoLC)43793747
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Negro work songs and calls
Publication
Note
  • "The Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture."
  • Field recordings by Herbert Halpert, John A. Lomax, Ruby T. Lomax, Alan Lomax, and Mary E. Barnicle; edited by B.A. Botkin and Alan Lomax
  • "Originally released in the series Folk music of the United States, Recording Library, Library of Congress AFS L8, 1943; reissued in cooperation with the American Folklife Center and the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress"--Booklet, back cover
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by B.A. Botkin and Alan Lomax, and texts (21 p. : ill.) in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Unloading rails (3:39) ; Tamping ties (:44) (Henry Truvillion) -- Heaving the lead line (Sam Hazel) (3:00) -- Mississippi sounding calls (Joe Shores) (2:09) -- Arwhoolie : cornfield holler (Thomas J. Marshall) (:44) -- Quittin' time song 1 (:35) ; Quittin' time song 2 (:35) (Samuel Brooks) -- Mealtime call (Thomas J. Marshall) (:14) -- Possum was an evil thing (2:47) ; Come on, boys, and let's go to huntin' (1:55) (Henry Truvillion) -- Old Rattler (Mose (Clear Rock) Platt, James (Iron Head) Baker) (3:06) -- Go down, old Hannah (James (Iron Head) Baker ... [et al.]) (2:41) -- Hammer, ring (Jesse Bradley and group) (2:37) -- I wonder what's the matter ("Lightning" and group) (2:52) -- Roll 'im on down (David Pryor and group) (2:36) -- Rock Island Line (Kelly Pace ... [et al.]) (1:45) -- Track-lining song (Allen Prothero) (2:31) -- It makes a long time man feel bad (Kelly Pace ... [et al.]) (6:08) -- O Lord, don' 'low me to beat 'em (Willie Williams) (2:33)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other control number
018964151720
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • CD 1517
  • AFS L8
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocm43793747
  • (OCoLC)43793747
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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