Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America: Folk songs of America no. 2Additional title: Folk songs of America no. 2Additional title: Songs that helped build AmericaAdditional title: Canadian boat songAdditional title: Rapids are near and the daylight's pastAdditional title: John Gilbert is the boatAdditional title: Ohio River, she's so deep and wideAdditional title: Boatman's danceAdditional title: Old man, will your dog catch a rabbit?Additional title: American Troubadour (Radio program)Additional title: Shenandoah (Song)Additional title: Red River Valley
NamesScott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Arranger)Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852 (Lyricist)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Performer)Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Author)Voice of America (Organization) (Producer)
Tom Scott audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1951-01-04
Table of ContentsShenandoah ; [Opening remarks] (Unidentified VOA host) -- Canadian boat song (or "The rapids are near and the daylight's past"; based from the words of Thomas Moore) -- Excerpt from "Life on the Mississippi" by Mark Twain (Tom Scott, narrator) -- John Gilbert is the boat -- Ohio River, she's so deep and wide -- The boatman's dance -- Red River Valley -- Old man, will your dog catch a rabbit? (from an unidentified Lead Belly recording in the 1940s) -- Shenandoah (Reprise) ; [Closing remarks] (Unidenified VOA host) [ends abruptly]
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LJ-16 11643
TopicsRadio programs, MusicalSongs (Low voice) with guitarSongs (Medium voice) with orchestraChoruses, Secular (Mens voices) with orchestras voices) with orchestraFolk songs, English -- United States
NotesContent: Titles from original audio disc label and audio.Content: "Office of International Information; Department of State USA; date: Jan 4 1951; time: 2:00P; origin: 1; language: English; orig.: X; 'Folk songs of America' #2'; ENC-7271, ENC 727--From original audio disc label.Content: Audio on side 1 only.Performers: Tom Scott, vocals and guitar (1st, 5th, 7th and 9th works), narrator (2nd work), arranger and commentator (all works) ; [Unidentified men's chorus] (3rd-4th and 6th works) ; [Unidentified orchestra] (4th work) ; [Unidentified baritone soloist and banjo player] (6th work) ; Lead Belly, vocals and twelve-string guitar (8th work) ; [featuring unidentified VOA host]Venue: Broadcast Voice of America, Department of State, [Washington, D. C.] 1951 January 4 (original radio broadcast); Recorded [New York, New York] [194-?] (2nd-3rd, 5th and 7th works only)Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.Acquisition: Gift; Susanna Scott; 2011.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 1 audio disc (14 min., 29 sec.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based lacquer, mono, ; 16 in.
DescriptionAmerican Troubadour Tom Scott shares American river songs.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 947006203NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20943924Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ea0c2390-0c21-0135-0c5b-02b592bb390a
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