Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America: Folk songs of America no. 2

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Title
Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America: Folk songs of America no. 2
Additional title: Folk songs of America no. 2
Additional title: Songs that helped build America
Additional title: Canadian boat song
Additional title: Rapids are near and the daylight's past
Additional title: John Gilbert is the boat
Additional title: Ohio River, she's so deep and wide
Additional title: Boatman's dance
Additional title: Old man, will your dog catch a rabbit?
Additional title: American Troubadour (Radio program)
Additional title: Shenandoah (Song)
Additional title: Red River Valley
Names
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Arranger)
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852 (Lyricist)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Performer)
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Author)
Voice of America (Organization) (Producer)
Collection

Tom Scott audio collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1951-01-04
Table of Contents
Shenandoah ; [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 locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LJ-16 11643
Topics
Radio programs, Musical
Songs (Low voice) with guitar
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra
Choruses, Secular (Mens voices) with orchestras voices) with orchestra
Folk songs, English -- United States
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Notes
Content: 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 Description
Audio disc
Extent: 1 audio disc (14 min., 29 sec.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based lacquer, mono, ; 16 in.
Description
American Troubadour Tom Scott shares American river songs.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 947006203
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20943924
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ea0c2390-0c21-0135-0c5b-02b592bb390a
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Creator Born
  • 1951: Created
  • 1961: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1951. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/69381330-c376-0133-1f81-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 28, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/69381330-c376-0133-1f81-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1951). Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/69381330-c376-0133-1f81-60f81dd2b63c

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Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America