Sounds of the South

YouTube contributor Spikermachine

Sound recording (taken from an informational video) of tobacco growers employing a 'Burley Spiker' machine to easily cure harvested plants by bundling and stacking tobacco plants on a spike.

Robert Johnson; Don Law

Audio file of the song "Cross Road Blues"

Maria Hugas De Aceval (Performer), Alton C. Morris (Recorder)

Original sound recording of a Minorcan immigrant to Florida performing a traditional song used to teach children the letters of the alphabet.

Michael Casagrande, The Daily Bama Blog

Recording of the "Rammer Jammer" cheer, performed by the University of Alabama marching band and chanted by fans after the 2011 Iron Bowl victory against Auburn University. Recorded and uploaded to YouTube by Michael Casagrande of The Daily Bama Blog.

Maggie Fulton (Speaker), Herbert Halpert (Recorder)

Recording of a South Carolinian woman explaining a vocal children's game.

John Brown and collaborators, Tian Chen

This is a live recording of Jazz at the Mary Lou Center of Duke University. The sounds consists of call and response between the alto saxophone and trumpet.

Brooke Watson, Mich Faulkner (solo clogger)

Sound recording of Mich Faulkner performing a clogging routine.

Mary Caton Lingold, Duke University Marching Band

Sound recording of the Duke University marching band drum section rehearsing outdoors.

Iraqveteran8888, Moss Pawn LLC

Youtube recording of a Remington 770 hunting rifle being fired in a field at cans for target practice.

YouTube contributor, Nathaniel Jordon. The Fisk Jubilee Singers (1909)

Sound recording of the first known recording of the iconic negro spiritual song "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" by the Fisk Jubilee Singers in 1909.