Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

Title People take warning! [sound recording] : murder ballads & disaster songs, 1913-1938.

Imprint New York, NY : Tompkins Square, p2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc, Oversized    P COLL PTW T75CD    DUE 08-11-19
Description 3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Tompkins Square: TSQ1875AV1--TSQ1875AV3 (on container: TSQ1875).
Originally released on 78 rpm discs.
Compact disc; in container (14 x 28 cm.).
Program notes by Christopher C. King, Henry "Hank" Sapoznik, and Tom Waits, and some lyrics (48 p. : ill.) bound in container.
Contents Disc 1, Man v. machine. Titanic blues (Hi Henry Brown & Charlie Jordan) ; Wreck of the Old 97 (Skillet Lickers) ; Bill Wilson (Birmingham Jug Band) ; The crash of the Akron (Bob Miller) ; The fate of Talmadge Osborne (Ernest Stoneman) ; El mole rachmim (für Titanik) (Cantor Joseph Rosenblatt) ; The wreck of the Virginian (Alfred Reed) ; Fate of Will Rogers & Wiley Post (Bill Cox) ; Down with the old canoe (Dorsey Dixon Brothers) ; Wreck of Number 52 (Cliff Carlisle) ; Kassie Jones part 1 ; Kassie Jones part 2 (Furry Lewis) ; The brave engineer (Carver Boys) ; The sinking of the Titanic (Richard "Rabbit" Brown) ; Fate of Chris Lively and wife (Blind Alfred Reed) ; Wreck on the mountain road (Red Fox Chasers) ; The unfortunate brakeman (Kentucky Ramblers) ; Altoona freight wreck (Riley Puckett) ; The fatal wreck of the bus (Mainer's Mountaineers) ; Last scene of the Titanic (Frank Hutchison) ; Casey Jones (Skillet Lickers) ; The wreck of the westbound airliner (Fred Pendleton) ; The Titanic (Ernest Stoneman) ; When that great ship went down (William & Versey Smith) -- Disc 2, Man v. nature. The story of the mighty Mississippi (Ernest Stoneman) ; Mississippi heavy water blues (Robert Hicks) ; Dixie boll weevil (Fiddlin' John Carson) ; Mississippi boweavil (Charlie Patton) ; Ohio prison fire (Bob Miller) ; Memphis flu (Elder Curry) ; Explosion in the Fairmount Mine (Blind Alfred Reed) ; Storm that struck Miami (Fiddlin' John Carson) ; When the levee breaks (Kansas Joe & Memphis Minnie) ; Alabama flood (Andrew Jenkins) ; Burning of the Cleveland School (J.H. Howell's Carolina Hillbillies) ; High water everywhere, part 1 ; High water everywhere, part 2 (Charlie Patton) ; Ryecove cyclone (Martin & Roberts) ; McBeth mine explosion (Cap, Andy & Flip) ; Dry well blues (Charlie Patton) ; Baltimore fire (Charlie Poole) ; Tennessee tornado (Uncle Dave Macon) ; Dry spell blues, part 2 (Son House) ; The Santa Barbara earthquake (Green Bailey) ; The death of Floyd Collins (Vernon Dalhart) ; The Porto Rico storm (Carson Robison Trio) ; Boll weavil (W.A. Lindsey & Alvin Condor) ; The flood of 1927 (Elders McIntorsh & Edwards) -- Disc 3, Man v. man. Peddler and his wife (Hayes Shepherd) ; The little grave in Georgia (Earl Johnson) ; Kenney Wagner's surrender (Ernest Stoneman) ; Henry Clay Beattie (Kelly Harrell) ; The murder of the Lawson Family (Carolina Buddies) ; Naomi Wise (Clarence Ashley) ; Railroad Bill (Will Bennett) ; Frankie (Dykes Magic City Trio) ; Trial of Richard Bruno Hauptmann, part 1 ; Trial of Richard Bruno Hauptmann, part 2 (Bill Cox) ; Lanse des belaires (Dennis McGee & Ernest Fruge) ; Darling Cora (B.F. Shelton) ; Billy Lyons and Stack O' Lee (Furry Lewis) ; Tom Dooley (Grayson and Whitter) ; The story of Freda Bolt (Floyd County Ramblers) ; Pretty Polly (John Hammond) ; Fingerprints upon the windowpane (Bob Miller) ; The Bluefield murder (Roy Harvey & the North Carolina Ramblers) ; Frankie Silvers (Ashley & Foster) ; Fate of Rhoda Sweeten (Wilmer Watts) ; Dupree blues (Willie Walker) ; Poor Ellen Smith (Dykes Magic City Trio).
Performer Various performers.
Subject Ballads, English -- Southern States.
Popular music -- Southern States.
Blues (Music) -- Southern States.
Old-time music -- Southern States.
Transportation accidents -- Songs and music.
Natural disasters -- Songs and music.
Murder -- Songs and music.
Added Title Murder ballads & disaster songs, 1913-1938
Standard No. 856075001875
Music No. TSQ1875 Tompkins Square
TSQ1875AV1 Tompkins Square
TSQ1875AV2 Tompkins Square
TSQ1875AV3 Tompkins Square

Available items only