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Recording of The Andy Griffith Show theme song, "The Fishin' Hole."

Sound recording of ballad singer, Dellie Chandler Norton singing "Early, Early in the Spring."

Sound recording of the Duke University Chapel bells playing on Sunday morning as heard from the chapel steps.

"Pine Top" Smith plays the first recognized Boogie Woogie song, "Pinetop's Boogie Woogie."

Omar Sharriff plays a Homecoming Concert in Marshall, Texas, the Birthplace of Boogie Woogie, where he grew up as David Alexander Elam. It was Omar's first time to return to Marshall after an absence of 55 years.

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

Sound recording of the Trinity Methodist Church congregation singing a doxology during Sunday morning service.

Sound recording of Mich Faulkner performing a clogging routine.

Sound recording of the Duke vs. North Carolina State football game on 11/09/13 in which Duke won 38-20 by scoring 3 touchdown in 26 seconds in a thrilling fourth quarter.

Sound of multiple ears of corn being shucked on an outdoor porch and their husks being tossed onto a plastic bag.

Sound recording of cotton being harvested with a 'stripper-type' harvesters on a farm in North Carolina. A 'stripper-type' harvester is unique in that as it moves through a field it will strip an entire cotton plant from the ground.

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

Excerpt of a video recording of a wood duck call made by Jase Robertson using Duck Commander duck calls. Recorded and uploaded to YouTube by Parade Magazine.

Sound recording of a South Carolinian imitating a memorable field holler from his hometown. Field hollers such as this were often used to signal the end of the work day among slaves.

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

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…

Sound recording of an excerpt from a televised production of the Miami vs. Virginia Tech football game in October, 2011. The recording is of the final play in the game.

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

The chorus to the patriotic spiritual used to rally Union troops during the American Civil War. The song was adapted from its original version, "John Brown's Body" (an American folk song composed by William Steffe), by Julia Ward Howe,. The lyrics…

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.

Binaural sound recording of leaves rustling.

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

Excerpt of a video recording of cars speeding past the camera at a NASCAR race broadcast by FOX Sports, and uploaded to YouTube by RockyTopTN11.

A clip from Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Rambler's Sweet Sunny South (1929) exemplifying the unique blend of banjo, guitar, and fiddle in an old time string band.

Sound recording of neckbones, a brisket, pork shoulders, ribs, and rib tips being cooked on an open bit barbecue. Open pit barbecue involves slowly smoking the meat, having the meat juices drop into the heat source, and then allowing the smoke to…

The sound of a small car driving by on W. Markham Avenue bordering Duke University around 2:00pm. I stood still and held my recorder, an iPhone 6, at my waist while standing on the sidewalk next to the street as the car drove past me.

Sound of peanuts being shelled on an outdoor porch.

Sound recording of small pebbles being dropped in a pond in the Duke Gardens. In the background, there are ducks quacking.

A banjo solo by Earl Scruggs in his song, Foggy Mountain Breakdown which was first recorded in 1949. The distinctive, three-fingered picking style is created using thumb, fore, and middle fingers. This style revolutionized string band music and…

Instrumental segment of "Long Hard Ride" by the Marshall Tucker Band featuring Charlie Daniels on the fiddle. This recording is from the remastered CD "Anthology: The First 30 Years," though the song was originally released in June 1976 on the album…

Audio recording of the cacophonous squawking produced by chickens kept in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

Sound Recording of the dance group, Iconic Movement, performing the step routine "Stomp n' Shout" at the Springstep dance studio in Medford, Massachusetts. Originating in black slave communities, stepping is a rhythmic dance combining chants, claps,…

Sound recording of a small stream flowing over a ledge in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

Sound recording of tobacco growers in Stoughton, Wisconsin, using a small axe to cut down tobacco plants in preparation for harvesting.

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.

Sound recording of an industrial train approaching the Duke University campus.

Sound recording of a South Carolinian imitating the cries of a merchant from his hometown. Catchy tunes such as these were a common form of advertising in a society without digital media or amplification.

Sound recording of a woman imitating the street cries of a Georgia watermelon merchant. The tune uses both snappy lyrics and exaggerated claims to market the product to passersby.