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Negro Folk Music of Alabama: Volume One Secular Music [sound recording]

Courlander, Harold; Tartt, Ruby Pickens; Courlander, Emma; Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
Format
Sound Recording; CD
Description
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Publication
Washington, D.C. : Folkways, [between 1983 and 1998].
Publisher no.
F-04417 Folkways
Tracks
  • Mama don't tear my clothes (Joe Brown) (1:41)
  • Southern Pacific (Joe Brown?) (1:23)
  • Black woman (Rich Amerson) (4:59)
  • Kansas City blues ("Red" Willie Smith) (1:46)
  • Salty dog blues ("Red" Willie Smith) (1:30)
  • I'm goin' up north (sung by the children of East York School, East York, Alabama) (1:26)
  • Little Sally Walker (sung by the children of Lilly's Chapel School, Lilly's Chapel, Alabama) (1:05)
  • See see rider (sung by the children of Lilly's Chapel School) (1:21)
  • Mama's goin' to buy him a little lap dog (Vera Hall Ware) (:47)
  • Soon as my back's turned (Earthy Anne Coleman) (1:35)
  • She done got ugly (Archie Lee Hill) (1:20)
  • Now your man done gone (Willie Turner) (2:04)
  • Field calls (1:19) ; Father's field call (:27) ; Children's call (:45) ; Greeting call (:48) (plantation hollers by Annie Grace Horn Dodson)
  • Complaint call (plantation hollers by Enoch Brown) (:42)
  • Brer Rabbit and the alligators (told by Rich Amerson) (3:51).
Performers
Various local performers.
Notes
  • Compact disc.
  • Recorded by Harold Courlander. Assisted by Ruby Pickens Tartt and Emma Courlander.
  • Recorded in Alabama, Jan.-Feb. 1950.
  • Descriptive notes and lyrics ([6] p. : port., ill.) inserted.
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