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Passing Through

Recording artist:
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1965
ID Number:
1996.0153.02539
Accession number:
1996.0153
Label number:
FV9002
Catalog number:
1996.0153.02539
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1227112

Songs to Grow On, Volume 2

Recording artist:
Lead Belly  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Seeger, Pete  Search this
Maker:
Folkways  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Phonorecord
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1951
Subject:
Children  Search this
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson
ID Number:
1983.0393.44
Accession number:
1983.0393
Maker number:
FP 20
Catalog number:
1983.0393.44
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_671007

Lee Hays papers

Creator:
Hays, Lee, 1914-1981  Search this
Names:
Almanac Singers  Search this
Baby Sitters (Musical group)  Search this
United States. Congress  Search this
Weavers (Musical group)  Search this
Gilbert, Ronnie  Search this
Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967  Search this
Hays, Lee, 1914-1981  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Lampell, Millard, 1919-1997  Search this
Leventhal, Harold  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Extent:
6.95 Cubic feet (Papers)
0.9 Cubic feet (Audiorecordings)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sheet music
Notes
Photographic prints
Business records
Audiotapes
Correspondence
Scripts (documents)
Date:
1923-1981
Summary:
The Lee Hays papers measures 7.85 cubic feet and dates from 1923 to 1981. The collection includes original writings, correspondence, and miscellaneous projects by Lee Hays; business records, interviews and features related to Lee Hays, including photographs; clippings saved by Lee Hays; and audiorecordings made by Lee Hays.
Scope and Contents:
The Lee Hays papers, which date from 1923-1981, contain personal and business correspondence; typescripts of Lee Hays' fiction, non-fiction, scripts and poetry; miscellaneous project and idea materials; business documents; and audiorecordings made by Lee Hays. The collection measures 7.85 cubic feet.
Arrangement:
The Lee Hays papers, are divided into seven series: 1) Correspondence, 2) Business, 3) Projects and Writings, 4) Collected Texts, 5) Interviews, 6) Features on Lee Hays and 7) Audio Recordings.

The Correspondence Series is divided into two subseries: 1) Personal, and 2) Business. The Projects and Writings series is divided into six subseries: 1) Songs, 2) Non-Fiction, 3) Fiction, 4) Musical Productions, 5) Radio Scripts, and 6) Cisco Houston Project.

When possible, folders are arranged within series and subseries in alphabetical order by file title, and within folders in chronological order with undated items at the top.
Biographical / Historical:
Lee Hays (1914-1981) was an influential American singer, songwriter, author, and activist. His legacy, both literary and musical, emphasizes the dynamic relationship between traditional culture and contemporary events and issues. As is clear from his essay "The Folk Song Bridge", Hays conceived of "folk music" as a living, breathing "process". Born in Arkansas in 1914 to a Methodist preacher, Hays' first experiences with music revolved around the church. His political awakening came later, when he returned to Arkansas from Ohio in 1934. Under the wing of mentors such as Claude Williams and Zilphia Horton (maiden name: Zilphia Johnson), Hays began to fight for the cause of sharecroppers and union workers. His musical ability and passion for social justice came together as he used music to represent the voice of labor, replacing the religious motifs of traditional and gospel songs with pro-union themes.

Upon moving to the North in 1940, Hays met Pete Seeger, another musician of the Folk Revival. Hays and Seeger shared the common goal of spreading political topical songs, and their collaborations with Woody Guthrie and Millard Lampell led to the creation of the Almanac Singers the same year. Later, the four band members, along with other musicians such as Burl Ives and Sis Cunningham, established the People's Songs organization and publication to create and distribute labor songs. However, interpersonal conflicts with members, including Pete Seeger, led to Hays' pressured resignation from both of these endeavors. He moved in with his mentor, Walter Lowenfels, and began to focus more on his writing. Though Hays was a prolific writer whose work spanned articles, essays, short stories, poetry, and songs, he is rarely recognized for his literary achievement. His writing often centered on the social and political themes for which he is best known—labor rights, racism, poverty and inequality—and used vernacular culture and narrative to address those problems.

Seeger and Hays eventually made amends, and in 1948 they formed The Weavers with Fred Hellerman and Ronnie Gilbert, bringing music of the Folk Revival to a national audience. However, as the Red Scare impacted the American political climate into the 1950s, the Weavers were blacklisted and ultimately had to disband. Though he was under investigation by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) and had no steady income, Hays continued to write both fiction and non-fiction during the three year blacklisting. In 1955, the Weavers finally reunited for a highly successful revival under manager Harold C. Leventhal, but as years passed, the group split up again, and Hays began to focus on other projects. It was at this time that he produced the bulk of his memoirs, began a project on Cisco Houston, and recorded folk music for children with his group The Baby Sitters. In 1980, the Weavers reunited for a concert in Carnegie Hall and Hays' last performance with them was in 1981. Hays died in 1981 as a result of diabetic cardiovascular disease.
Provenance:
The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage acquired the "Lee Hays Archives" in 1992 as a donation from Harold C. Leventhal and Doris Kaplan, who acquired the collection upon Lee Hays' death in 1981. The donation included materials produced by Lee Hays, as well as materials of interest to him that were found in his possession.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

This collection has been digitized and a majority of its content has been made available online for research and educational purposes. Online access to select materials is not available due to privacy or rights concerns.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.

Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Topic:
Political ballads and songs -- United States  Search this
Folk music -- United States  Search this
Topical songs -- United States  Search this
Popular music -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sheet music
Notes
Photographic prints
Business records
Audiotapes
Correspondence
Scripts (documents)
Citation:
Lee Hays papers, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.HAYS
See more items in:
Lee Hays papers
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-hays
Additional Online Media:

Houston, Cisco

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960, undated
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of liner notes and typed notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 6: Biographical Materials / Peter Goldsmith
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref14414

Houston, Cisco

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1952-1958
Scope and Contents note:
Correspondence, 1952-1958
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, File Asch_01_015_023
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref1493

Corresondence - Houston, Cisco (to Harold Leventhal)

Collection Creator:
Hays, Lee, 1914-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Undated, 1958-1960
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

This collection has been digitized and a majority of its content has been made available online for research and educational purposes. Online access to select materials is not available due to privacy or rights concerns.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.

Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Lee Hays papers, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.HAYS, File Hays_03_05_013
See more items in:
Lee Hays papers
Lee Hays papers / Series 3: Projects and Writings / 3.6: Cisco Houston Project
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-hays-ref358

Robert C. Malone photographs

Photographer:
Malone, Robert C.  Search this
Names:
Old Town School of Folk Music  Search this
Weavers (Musical group)  Search this
Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893-1958  Search this
Performer:
Bikel, Theodore  Search this
English, Logan  Search this
Gilbert, Ronnie  Search this
GoodingCynthia  Search this
Hamilton, Frank, 1934-  Search this
Hays, Lee, 1914-1981  Search this
Hellerman, Fred, 1927-  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972  Search this
Koppelman, Robert S. (Robert Steven), 1959-  Search this
Langhorne, Bruce  Search this
Odetta, 1930-2008  Search this
Schlamme, Martha  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Sellers, John, 1924-  Search this
Stracke, Win, 1908-1991  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder (papers)
1 Binder (contact sheets and prints, black and white)
1 Boxe (35 mm negatives, black and white, 8.5"x10.75"x2.5")
0.44 Cubic feet (2 boxes contain the extent details for this collection, Box 1 is 0.24 cubic feet and Box 2 is 0.2 cubic feet)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Binders
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Contact sheets
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1957 - 1961
Summary:
Original photographs and negatives taken by Robert C. Malone.
Scope and Contents:
The Robert C. Malone photographs document the performances of folk singers. The collection dates from 1957 to circa 1961. Photographic materials include 16 rolls of negatives, contact sheets made from the negatives, and 14 prints. The collection features photographs of the Weavers and Cisco Houston. The collection also includes a small amount of correspondence, including two letters from Robert C. Malone to the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage concerning the donation of the collection, and two letters from Lee Hays to Robert C. Malone. A handful of Malone's prints are housed with the Lee Hays papers in the Rinzler Archives and are not included in the finding aid.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in 6 series: (1) University of Chicago; (2) Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, Ill.; (3) One Sheridan Square, N.Y.; (4) Cisco Houston's Last Performance; (5) Miscellaneous People; (6) Correspondence and Miscellaneous. Contact sheets and prints arranged in 1 binder; negatives are stored in a separate binder. Series VI, Correspondence and Miscellaneous, is filed separately. Materials are arranged chronologically.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert C. Malone is currently retired and living in Ridgewood New Jersey. During the late 1950's and early 1960's, Mr. Malone moved between Chicago and New York photographing folk singers such as the Weavers and Cisco Houston. Through contact with Robert Koppelman, a scholar working with the Lee Hays Papers in the Rinzler Archives, Robert C. Malone heard about the Archives and wrote to offer his photos to the Archives collections.
Provenance:
The Smithsonian Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections acquired the Robert C. Malone Photograph Collection in 1998. In a letter dated 19 January 1999, Mr. Malone gave full discretion to the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage to grant permission for both internal and external use of his photographs with the request that his work be credited.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Permission for the reproduction or publication of items in the Robert C. Malone Photograph Collection must be obtained from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Consult the archivists for further information at (202) 633-7322.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Please contact the archivists for further information.
Topic:
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Correspondence
Contact sheets
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Robert C. Malone photographs, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.MALO
See more items in:
Robert C. Malone photographs
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-malo
Additional Online Media:

Classic Railroad Songs from Smithsonian Folkways [sound recording]

Liner notes:
Place, Jeffrey  Search this
Recorder:
Wight, Vinton  Search this
Cook, Emory 1913-2002  Search this
Performer:
Lewis, Furry 1893-1981  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Robertson, Walt 1928-1994  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Cotten, Elizabeth  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Hilton, L. M  Search this
Watson, Annie  Search this
Watson, Doc  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Sorrels, Rosalie  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Seeger, Mike 1933-2009  Search this
McClintock, Harry K. (Harry Kirby) 1882-1957  Search this
Terrell, Henry Grady  Search this
Mounce, John D. 1938-2003  Search this
Stoneman, Ernest V  Search this
Sutphin, Vernon  Search this
New Lost City Ramblers  Search this
Virginia Mountain Boys  Search this
Stoneman Family (musical group)  Search this
Iron Mountain String Band  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Mormons  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
North Carolina
Georgia
Missouri
Virginia
New York
Memphis (Tenn.)
Tennessee
New York (N.Y.)
Utah
Seattle (Wash.)
Washington
Louisiana
Deep Gap (N.C.)
Oklahoma
Idaho
California
Colorado
Date:
2006
Topic:
Sounds  Search this
Documentary  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroads--Songs and music  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
String band  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Work songs  Search this
Bluegrass music  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Violin  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Railroads--Trains  Search this
Local number:
SF-CFP-CD-40192-7
Smithsonian Folkways 40192
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_353184

Blues [sound recording]

Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Performer:
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
White, Josh  Search this
Williams, Mary Lou 1910-1981  Search this
King, Nora Lee  Search this
Dupree, Champion Jack -1992  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Physical description:
3 phonograph records : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
South Carolina
Louisiana
New Orleans (La.)
North Carolina
Oklahoma
California
Date:
194x
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Piano  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Local number:
RA-RAMS-78-0832
Asch 550
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Frederic Ramsey audiorecordings collection, circa 1950s 287448
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_335622

American Political Song Acetate Transfers, disc one [sound recording]

Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Performer:
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Hays, Lee 1914-1981  Search this
Williams, Mary Lou 1910-1981  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Cunningham, Sis 1909-2004  Search this
Hawes, Bess Lomax 1921-2009  Search this
Unknown  Search this
People's Songs (Organization)  Search this
Almanac Singers  Search this
Subject:
Titanic (Steamship)  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Louisiana
New York
Oklahoma
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Political ballads and songs  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Presidents--Election  Search this
Elections  Search this
Local number:
FP-CDR-0013
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341696

Folk Songs, Vol. 1 [sound recording]

Creator:
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Folk songs  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Local number:
Stinson 44
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_335876

Woody Guthrie and Cisco Houston, Vols. 1 and 2 [sound recording]

Performer:
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Artist:
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
Topic:
Folk songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Local number:
Stinson 5605
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_356153

Reel to Reel Transfer: Pete Seeger; Guy Carawan [sound recording]

Performer:
Carawan, Guy  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Murphy, Matt (Guitarist)  Search this
Dixon, Willie 1915-1992  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Memphis Slim  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
New York
Tennessee
New Market (Tenn.)
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Piano  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Local number:
FP-CDR-0469-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_351147

Songs of the Civil War [sound recording] / sung by Pete Seeger ... [et al.] ; edited by Irwin Silber

Editor:
Silber, Irwin 1925-2010  Search this
Performer:
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Raim, Ethel  Search this
Knight, Elizabeth (Singer)  Search this
Gluck, Joyce  Search this
Silverman, Jerry 1931-  Search this
Nye, Hermes  Search this
Paley, Tom  Search this
Stekert, Ellen Jane 1935-  Search this
MacAdoo, Bill  Search this
Cohen, John 1932-  Search this
Ives, Edward D  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Harvesters (Musical group)  Search this
New Lost City Ramblers  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1960
Civil War, 1861-1865
1860-1870
Topic:
United States--History--Songs and music  Search this
Songs, English  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
War songs  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 5717
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232437

Songs to grow on. Vol. 2 [sound recording] : a collection of American folk songs for children / as conceived by Beatrice Landeck ; recorded by Moses Asch

Title:
Songs to grow on, volume 2, school days
Creator:
Landeck, Beatrice  Search this
Performer:
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Van Wey, Adelaide  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Bailey, Charity  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1951
1950-1960
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Children's songs  Search this
Singing games  Search this
Local number:
FLP 71544
Folkways 7020
Folkways 20
Restrictions & Rights:
Access by appointment
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232604

Nursery rhymes, games and folksongs [sound recording] / sung by Cisco Houston

Performer:
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1982
Topic:
Folk songs, English  Search this
Children's songs  Search this
Local number:
FLP 71641
Folkways 7606
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232701

Lonesome valley : A collection of American Folk Music [sound recording]

Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Performer:
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Hawes, Bess Lomax 1921-2009  Search this
Glazer, Tom  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Hawes, Butch 1919-1971  Search this
Hays, Lee 1914-1981  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in. re-issue
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 10 in. original
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1950
1950-1960
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Local number:
FW02010
Folkways 10
Folkways 2010
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231494
Additional Online Media:

900 Miles and other R.R. songs (Combined on 12" LP with 2022, Cowboy Ballads) [sound recording] / Cisco Houston

Performer:
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Producer:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Commentator:
Smith, Charles Edward 1904-1970  Search this
Robb, J. D (John Donald) 1892-1989  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Songs and music
Music
Place:
United States
Date:
1953
1951-1960
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Ballads  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Cowboys  Search this
Local number:
FW02013-FW02022
Folkways 2013/2022
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231495

The Asch Recordings, 1939 to 1945 Vol. 2 [sound recording]

Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Performer:
Lomax, Alan 1915-2002  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Hawes, Bess Lomax 1921-2009  Search this
White, Josh  Search this
Ford, Mary 1924-1977  Search this
Paul, Les  Search this
Warner, Frank 1903-1978  Search this
Page, Ralph 1903-1985  Search this
Clark, Tiny  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Country Dance Orchestra  Search this
Commentator:
Smith, Charles Edward 1904-1970  Search this
Creator:
Ives, Burl 1909-1995  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1967
1930-1950
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Ballads, English  Search this
Children's songs  Search this
Banjo music  Search this
Fiddle tunes  Search this
Local number:
FW00AA3-4
Folkways AA3/4
Restrictions & Rights:
Access by appointment
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231590

Cisco Houston sings songs of the open road [sound recording]

Commentator:
Houston, Cisco  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1960
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Local number:
FW02480
Folkways 2480
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231726
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