WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 371 works in 847 publications in 3 languages and 19,007 library holdings
Genres: Music  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Biographies  Folk songs  Popular music 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor, Interviewee, Performer, Collector, Composer, Publisher, Host, Lyricist, Arranger, Singer, Other, 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 )

96 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,278 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( )

25 editions published between 1934 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,130 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( )

31 editions published between 1947 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1919 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 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( )

5 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1947 and 1969 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

43 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 496 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
Complete folksong arrangements : 61 songs by Benjamin Britten( )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 by John A Lomax( )

4 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midnight special by Leadbelly( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 288 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 274 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
Our singing country : folk songs and ballads( )

2 editions published in 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1910 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than two hundred songs, some with music, whose lyrics depict life in the old West
Negro work songs and calls by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Recording )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mississippi, the blues lineage musical geniuses of the fields, levees, and jukes( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk song U.S.A. : the 111 best American ballads by John A Lomax( Book )

22 editions published between 1947 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodies arr. by John and Alan Lomax, piano acc. arr. by Charles and Ruth Seeger
Let it shine on me by Leadbelly( Recording )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1942 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 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 156 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 89 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
American ballads and folk songsAmerican ballads and folk songs
Alternative Names
John Lomax American musician

John Lomax US-amerikanischer Folklore- und Musikforscher

Lomax, J. A. 1867-1948

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

Lomax, John

Lomax, John 1867-1948

Lomax, John A.

Lomax, John A. 1867-1948

Lomax, John Avery 1867-1948

Languages
English (365)

French (2)

German (1)

Covers
American ballads and folk songsOur singing country; a second volume of American ballads and folk songsAmerican ballads and folk songsComplete folksong arrangements : 61 songsOur singing country : folk songs and balladsOur singing country : a second volume of American ballads and folk songsLast cavalier : the life and times of John A. Lomax, 1867-1948