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Collection of streaming files totalling over 50,000 songs. American Song includes contemporary folk/roots/Americana music, early rock & roll, soul, funk, R&B, doo-wop, boogie-woogie, early Biograph recordings, blues, jazz, gospel, spirituals, disco, blues-rock, reggae, bluegrass, country, rockabilly, and honky-tonk. Also includes African American Song, documenting the history of African American music through its collection of jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and narratives.  To restrict you results in the American Song interface to African American content: 1. Browse by Genre - there is a broad category called "African American Music," which restricts your results, and which you can narrow further by sub-genre, ensemble, artist, etc.; 2. Browse by Album/Track - there is a "restrict results to African American content only" checkbox on the upper right hand corner of both browses.

Search American Song, Classical Music Library, and Smithsonian Global Sound in one interface through Music & Performing Arts (Alexander Street Press).

mobile phone image This resource is mobile-enabled

Mobile App Click here for the mobile app

Wherever you see the “send to mobile” icon mobile phone image, you are able to obtain a "shortlink" to enable playback on your mobile device.

Music Online provides several ways to send a shortlink to your mobile device:

  • We can send a shortlink as a text SMS message to your device.
  • We can email a shortlink to a specific address which you can then pick up on your device
  • You can enter a shortlink directly into your mobile device's web browser
  • On supported devices, you can also have your device read a special barcode, or QR-Code, directly from your computer screen.

Streaming service is currently available for:

  • Apple iPhone on 3G network or better
  • Mobile Device with Android OS

Access Information Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.

Vendor Name Alexander Street Press

Special Usage Notes

For listening in the Fine Arts Library, you will need to check out headphones from the Media Center. Personal headphones may also be used and will be required for listening in other campus libraries. Download and purchase of recordings require the user to create an account and pay with appropriate credit; this activity is best done from home computers.

Research Guides African American Resources, American Literature, 20th Century, Music

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Archival collections from Library of Congress.  Browse and search.  Topics:  Advertising, African American History, Architecture/Landscape, Cities/Towns, Culture/Folklife, Environment/Conservation, Government/Law, Immigration/American Expansion, Literature, Maps, Native American History, Performing Arts/Music, Presidents, Religion, Sports/Recreation, Technology/Industry, War/Military, and Women's History.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name Library of Congress

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Research Guides American Literature, 20th Century, History, U.S. Federal Government Research,

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Description:

Speech media resource that includes:

  • Online Speech Bank, an index to and growing database of 5000+ full-text, audio and video (streaming) versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two. Several hundred links are arranged alphabetically by first name.
  • Rhetorical Figures in Sound, a compendium of 200+ brief audio (mp3) clips illustrating 37 different figures of speech. For each rhetorical device, definitions and examples, written and audio, are provided. Audio examples are taken from public speeches and sermons, movies, songs, lectures, oral interpretations of literature, and other media events. Some artifacts have been edited further to make the devices easier to detect.
  • Top 100 Speeches, index to and partial database of full-text transcriptions of the "100 most significant American political speeches of the 20th century," according to a list compiled by Professors Stephen E. Lucas and Martin J. Medhurst.

and a number of other resources of value and interest to students and scholars of rhetoric.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name Michael E. Eidenmuller, University of Texas, Tyler

Special Usage Notes

Research Guides American Literature, 20th Century, Communication,

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Description:

Collection of streaming files totalling over 50,000 songs. American Song includes contemporary folk/roots/Americana music, early rock & roll, soul, funk, R&B, doo-wop, boogie-woogie, early Biograph recordings, blues, jazz, gospel, spirituals, disco, blues-rock, reggae, bluegrass, country, rockabilly, and honky-tonk. Also includes African American Song, documenting the history of African American music through its collection of jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, and narratives.  To restrict you results in the American Song interface to African American content: 1. Browse by Genre - there is a broad category called "African American Music," which restricts your results, and which you can narrow further by sub-genre, ensemble, artist, etc.; 2. Browse by Album/Track - there is a "restrict results to African American content only" checkbox on the upper right hand corner of both browses.

Search American Song, Classical Music Library, and Smithsonian Global Sound in one interface through Music & Performing Arts (Alexander Street Press).

mobile phone image This resource is mobile-enabled

Mobile App Click here for the mobile app

Wherever you see the “send to mobile” icon mobile phone image, you are able to obtain a "shortlink" to enable playback on your mobile device.

Music Online provides several ways to send a shortlink to your mobile device:

  • We can send a shortlink as a text SMS message to your device.
  • We can email a shortlink to a specific address which you can then pick up on your device
  • You can enter a shortlink directly into your mobile device's web browser
  • On supported devices, you can also have your device read a special barcode, or QR-Code, directly from your computer screen.

Streaming service is currently available for:

  • Apple iPhone on 3G network or better
  • Mobile Device with Android OS

Access Information Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.

Vendor Name Alexander Street Press

Special Usage Notes

For listening in the Fine Arts Library, you will need to check out headphones from the Media Center. Personal headphones may also be used and will be required for listening in other campus libraries. Download and purchase of recordings require the user to create an account and pay with appropriate credit; this activity is best done from home computers.

Research Guides African American Resources, American Literature, 20th Century, Music,

Direct link to this resource information