Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America : American folk songs no. 31Additional title: America folk songs no. 31Additional title: Songs that helped build AmericaAdditional title: Shipmaster songAdditional title: Ohio River, she's so deep and wideAdditional title: Hold on!Additional title: Hush little babyAdditional title: One morning in MayAdditional title: American Troubadour (Radio program)Additional title: Shenandoah (Song)
NamesScott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Arranger)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Commentator)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Narrator)Waring, Fred, 1900-1984 (Conductor)Raye, Don (Lyricist)Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 (Lyricist)Casey, Thomas, lyricist (Lyricist)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Performer)Wilson, Jane, vocalist (Performer)Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Author)Jacobs, Al, 1903-1985 (Author)Ward, Samuel A., 1847-1903 (Composer)Connolly, Charles, composer (Composer)Glee Club (Waring) (Performer)Voice of America (Organization) (Producer)
Tom Scott audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1942Date Created: 1951-05-05
Table of ContentsShenandoah ; [Opening remarks] (Unidentified VOA host) -- This is my country (from 1942 Decca recording A-310) / Al Jacobs-lyrics by Don Raye -- [Excerpt] America the beautiful (from 1942 Decca recording A-310) / S. A. Ward-lyrics by Katherine Lee Bates ; I hear America singing / Walt Whitman -- Drill, ye tarriers, drill / Charles Connolly-lyrics by Thomas Casey -- The shipmaster song (?) -- Ohio River, she's so deep and wide -- Hold on! -- Hush little baby -- One morning in May -- [Excerpt] This is my country (Reprise) [ends abruptly] -- Shenandoah (Reprise) ; [Closing remarks] (Unidentified VOA host) [ends abruptly]
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LJ-16 11646
TopicsRadio programs, MusicalChoruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestraChoruses, Secular (Men's voices), UnaccompaniedSongs (Low voice) with guitarMonologues with music (Chorus)Oral interpretation of poetryFolk songs, English
NotesContent: Titles from original audio disc label and audio.Content: "Department of State; USA; Office of International Information; International Broadcasting Division; date: May 5 1951; time: 4:30 PM; origin: 6; language: English; orig.: X; Tom Scott program, American folk songs #31; END-397; playing time: 14:15"--From original audio disc label.Content: Audio on side 1 only.Performers: Tom Scott, vocals and guitar (1st, 5th-10th and 12th works), narrator (4th work), arranger and commentator (all works) ; Fred Waring Glee Club (2nd-3rd and 11th works) ; [with Fred Waring Orchestra (2nd and 11th works) ; Fred Waring, conductor? (2nd and 11th works) ; [Jane Wilson, soprano] (3rd work)] ; [featuring unidentified VOA host]Venue: Broadcast [Voice of America], Department of State, [Washington, D. C.] 1951 May 5 (original radio broadcast); Recorded [Decca Studios, New York, New York] 1942 (2nd-3rd and 11th 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., 21 sec.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based lacquer, mono ; 16 in.
DescriptionAmerican Troubadour Tom Scott sings and shares folk songs inspired by Walt Whitman's poem "I hear America singing".
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 947120291NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20945320Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0777c0a0-0c22-0135-e9cc-356d11b06fb4
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