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Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America: Folk songs of America, no. 1

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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. 1
Additional title: Folk songs of America no. 1
Additional title: Songs that helped build America
Additional title: Drunken sailor
Additional title: Blow the man down
Additional title: Drummer and the Cookie
Additional title: Low lands
Additional title: American Troubadour (Radio program)
Additional title: Yankee Doodle (Song)
Additional title: Shenandoah (Song)
Names
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Arranger)
Levine, Morris (Conductor)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Performer)
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960 (Performer)
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Author)
RCA Victor Orchestra (Performer)
RCA Victor Chorus (Performer)
Voice of America (Organization) (Presenter)
Collection

Tom Scott audio collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1947 (Inferred)
Date Created: 1950
Table of Contents
Yankee Doodle ; [Opening remarks] (Unidentified VOA host) -- Drunken sailor -- Blow the man down -- The drummer and the cookie -- Aboard at a ship's helm (from "Leaves of grass") / Walt Whitman (poem recited by Tom Scott) ; Low lands -- Shenandoah ; [Closing remarks] (Unidenified VOA host) [ends abruptly]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LJ-16 11642
Topics
Radio programs, Musical
Songs (Low voice) with guitar
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra
Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestra
Folk songs, English -- United States
Monologues with music (Voice with orchestra)
Oral interpretation of poetry
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Notes
Content: Titles from original audio disc label and audio.
Content: "Office of International Information; Department of State USA; date: 10-21-50; time: 3:00P; origin: 3; language: English; orig.: X; 'Folk songs of America' #1"--From original audio disc label.
Content: Audio on side 1 only.
Content: The third, fifith and sixth works were originally recorded for the RCA Victor folk album "Sea Shanties" (tracks originally recorded on July 8-9, 1947; arranged by Tom Scott), featuring operatic baritone Leonard Warren.
Performers: 1st-2nd and 4th works: Tom Scott, vocals and guitar ; arranger and commentator (all works). 3rd, 5th-6th works: Leonard Warren, baritone ; RCA Victor Chorus and Orchestra ; Morris Levine, conductor. [featuring unidentified VOA host]
Venue: Broadcast Voice of America, Department of State, [Washington, D. C.] 1950 October 21 (original radio broadcast); Recorded RCA Victor Studios no. 2, New York, New York 1947 July 8 and 9 (3rd, 5th-6th 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.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 946943580
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20942850
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf740a60-0908-0135-275c-03351d69ee16
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Creator Born
  • 1947: Created (Approximate)
  • 1961: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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. 1947 - 1950. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/636089d0-c376-0133-ec1c-60f81dd2b63c

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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 September 23, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/636089d0-c376-0133-ec1c-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1947 - 1950). Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/636089d0-c376-0133-ec1c-60f81dd2b63c

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