The Resource Ballad hunter : Ballad hunter, Spirituals | Railroad songs, (sound recording ;)

Ballad hunter : Ballad hunter, Spirituals | Railroad songs, (sound recording ;)

Label
Ballad hunter : Ballad hunter, Spirituals | Railroad songs
Title
Ballad hunter
Title remainder
Ballad hunter
Title part
  • Spirituals
  • Railroad songs
Title variation
Spirituals
Contributor
Donor
Host
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
UMK
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ballad hunter (Radio program)
Credits note
Presented by the Library of Congress Radio Research Project
Date time place
Broadcast dates handwritten on label: July 17, 1946 (Railroad songs); July 18, 1946 (Spirituals)
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Cataloging project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation presented to the UMKC University Libraries Marr Sound Archives.
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Philip H. Cohen, announcer; John A. Lomax, host; various vocalists
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1867-1948
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, Philip H.
  • Lomax, John A.
  • Goldin, J. David
  • Library of Congress
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Marr Sound Archives
Series statement
J. David Goldin collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk music
  • Ballads, English
  • Ballads, English
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • Railroads
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Ballad hunter : Ballad hunter, Spirituals | Railroad songs, (sound recording ;)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • RCA: MS 063260 (matrix); MS 062684 (matrix); AU-03478A; AU 03260 A
  • Radio broadcasts of a folk music program. John A. Lomax introduces excerpts of songs and other recordings he made in the field
  • Contents supplied by American Folklife Center WWW site, Mar. 26, 2010
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection.
  • Pressed orthacoustic transcription disc; inside start
  • Durations: 14:35; 14:08
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spirituals. (excerpts from) The new buryin' ground (Willie Williams and group) ; Jesus, my God, I know his name (Willie Henry Washington and group) ; Choose your seat and set down (Dock Reed, Henry Reed, and Vera Hall) ; Sometimes I feel like a motherless child (Annie May Jefferson and Ozella Jones) ; Lead me to the rock (Wash Dennis and Charlie Sims) ; If I got my ticket, Lord (Jim Boyd) ; The blood-stained banders (Jimmie Strothers); God don't like it, no no (D.W. White and Pearson's Funeral Home Choir) -- Railroad songs. (excerpts from) Can't you line 'em? (Unidentified group of eight men) ; Track laying holler ; Wake up call ; Track calling (Henry Truvillion) ; The Dallas railway (Will Rosenborough, Will Brooks, H. David, and Jess Alexander) ; No more, my Lord (Unidentified group of men) ; Steel laying holler (Rochelle Harris) ; Pauline (Allen Prothero)
Control code
610584381
Dimensions
16 in.
Dimensions
16 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Immediate source of acquisition
J. David Goldin;
Kind of cutting
lateral or combined cutting
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberingPerculiarities
Reference numbers on paper finding aids: 45,924 and 45,925; reference numbers on Goldin's website: 66763 (Spirituals), 66762 (Railroad songs)
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 45,924
  • 45,925
  • 66762
  • 66763
  • MS 063260
  • MS 062684
  • AU-03478A
  • AU 03260 A
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)610584381
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Ballad hunter : Ballad hunter, Spirituals | Railroad songs, (sound recording ;)
Publication
Note
  • RCA: MS 063260 (matrix); MS 062684 (matrix); AU-03478A; AU 03260 A
  • Radio broadcasts of a folk music program. John A. Lomax introduces excerpts of songs and other recordings he made in the field
  • Contents supplied by American Folklife Center WWW site, Mar. 26, 2010
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection.
  • Pressed orthacoustic transcription disc; inside start
  • Durations: 14:35; 14:08
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spirituals. (excerpts from) The new buryin' ground (Willie Williams and group) ; Jesus, my God, I know his name (Willie Henry Washington and group) ; Choose your seat and set down (Dock Reed, Henry Reed, and Vera Hall) ; Sometimes I feel like a motherless child (Annie May Jefferson and Ozella Jones) ; Lead me to the rock (Wash Dennis and Charlie Sims) ; If I got my ticket, Lord (Jim Boyd) ; The blood-stained banders (Jimmie Strothers); God don't like it, no no (D.W. White and Pearson's Funeral Home Choir) -- Railroad songs. (excerpts from) Can't you line 'em? (Unidentified group of eight men) ; Track laying holler ; Wake up call ; Track calling (Henry Truvillion) ; The Dallas railway (Will Rosenborough, Will Brooks, H. David, and Jess Alexander) ; No more, my Lord (Unidentified group of men) ; Steel laying holler (Rochelle Harris) ; Pauline (Allen Prothero)
Control code
610584381
Dimensions
16 in.
Dimensions
16 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Immediate source of acquisition
J. David Goldin;
Kind of cutting
lateral or combined cutting
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberingPerculiarities
Reference numbers on paper finding aids: 45,924 and 45,925; reference numbers on Goldin's website: 66763 (Spirituals), 66762 (Railroad songs)
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 45,924
  • 45,925
  • 66762
  • 66763
  • MS 063260
  • MS 062684
  • AU-03478A
  • AU 03260 A
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)610584381
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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