WorldCat Identities

Lomax, John A. (John Avery) 1867-1948

Overview
Works: 358 works in 862 publications in 4 languages and 18,333 library holdings
Genres: Music  Poetry  Spirituals (Songs)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Field recordings  Songs  Folk music  Art music  Folk songs  Work songs 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor, Performer, Interviewee, Collector, Composer, Publisher, Host, Lyricist, Arranger, Singer, Interviewer, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: M1629.L85, 784.4973
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Most widely held works about John A Lomax
 
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Cowboy songs and other frontier ballads by John A Lomax( Book )

104 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than two hundred songs, some with music, whose lyrics depict life in the old West
American ballads and folk songs by John A Lomax( )

28 editions published between 1934 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the diversity, spontaneity, free-flowing melody and sheer invention of scores of songs sung by cowboys and convicts, lumberjacks, hobos, miners, plantation slaves, and more
Folk song: U.S.A. : the 111 best American ballads by John A Lomax( )

38 editions published between 1947 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of the cattle trail and cow camp by John A Lomax( Book )

40 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems and song texts dealing with the cowboy and his life
Our singing country; a second volume of American ballads and folk songs by John A Lomax( )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best loved American folk songs : (Folk song: U.S.A.) by John A Lomax( )

12 editions published between 1947 and 1969 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete folksong arrangements : 61 songs by Benjamin Britten( )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American ballads and folk songs by John A Lomax( Book )

25 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music and lyrics for over 200 songs. John Henry, Goin' Home, Little Brown Jug, Alabama-Bound, Ten Thousand Miles from Home, Shack Bully Holler, Black Betty, The Hammer Song, Bad Man Ballad, Jesse James, Down in the Valley, The Bear in the Hill, Shortenin' Bread, The Ballad of Davy Crockett, and many more
Midnight special by Leadbelly( Recording )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Hogg, Texan by John A Lomax( Book )

9 editions published between 1940 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vigor, fearlessness, downright honesty, and a love for the state of Texas and its people marked all the years of Will Hogg's Life
Folk song U.S.A. : the 111 best American ballads by John A Lomax( Book )

33 editions published between 1947 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodies arr. by John and Alan Lomax, piano acc. arr. by Charles and Ruth Seeger
Negro work songs and calls by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Recording )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let it shine on me by Leadbelly( Recording )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy songs and other frontier ballads by John A Lomax( )

13 editions published between 1910 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than two hundred songs, some with music, whose lyrics depict life in the old West
Mississippi, the blues lineage musical geniuses of the fields, levees, and jukes( Recording )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Texas by Harry Yandell Benedict( Book )

12 editions published between 1916 and 2001 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afro-American spirituals, work songs, and ballads by Alan Lomax( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Texicans balladeers and songsters of the Texas frontier by Alan Lomax( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our singing country : a second volume of American ballads and folk songs by John A Lomax( Book )

14 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sequel to the Lomaxes' widely acclaimed American Ballads and Folk Songs includes melodies and words for tunes from all parts of the country. Songs include spirituals, hollers, game songs, lullabies, courting songs, chain-gang work songs, Cajun airs, breakdowns, and many more. Judith Tick, a scholar and award-winning author, provides a new fact-filled Introduction; notes on tune origins, two indexes, and an extensive bibliography round out this archive of some 200 authentic folk songs and ballads
Adventures of a ballad hunter by John A Lomax( Book )

2 editions published between 1947 and 1971 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The father of Alan Lomax recounts interesting incidents and memorable people whom he enountered when he traveled to collect folk music and ballads from local communities
 
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American ballads and folk songsAmerican ballads and folk songs
Alternative Names
John Avery Lomax

John Lomax American musician

John Lomax Amerikaans musicoloog (1867-1948)

John Lomax musicologue et folkloriste américain

John Lomax US-amerikanischer Folklore- und Musikforscher

Lomax, J. A. 1867-1948

Lomax, J. A. (John Avery), 1867-1948

Lomax, J. (John), 1867-1948

Lomax, John

Lomax, John 1867-1948

Lomax, John A.

Lomax, John A. 1867-1948

Lomax, John Avery

Lomax, John Avery 1867-1948

جون لوماكس

ジョン・ロマックス

約翰

Languages
English (372)

French (2)

German (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
American ballads and folk songsOur singing country; a second volume of American ballads and folk songsComplete folksong arrangements : 61 songsAmerican ballads and folk songsOur singing country : a second volume of American ballads and folk songs