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Negro Folk Music of Alabama: Volume Five Spirituals [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 Records, [between 1983 and 1999].
Publisher no.
F-04473 Folkways
Tracks
  • I'm going home on the morning train (2:01)
  • God ain't no lying man (2:13)
  • Where the sun will never go down (2:05)
  • Troubled Lord I'm troubled (1:31)
  • Look how they done my Lord (2:03)
  • Job Job (2:16)
  • What month was Jesus born in (2:10)
  • Somebody's talking about Jesus (1:31)
  • Death is awful (1:45)
  • Hills of Mt. Zion (1:43)
  • Low down the chariot and let me ride (2:09)
  • Blood done signed my name (3:23)
  • Everybody talkin' about heaven (2:51)
  • Noah, Noah (1:25)
  • Plumb the line (1:39)
  • Travelling shoes (1:40).
Performers
Sung by Dock Reed and Vera Hall Ward.
Recording Info
Recorded in Alabama by Harold Courlander, assisted by Ruby Pickens Tartt and Emma Courlander, in the course of the 1950 field trip sponsored by the Wenner-Green Foundation.
Notes
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes by Harold Courlander, with historical, ethnological and bibliographical information, including the texts of songs, on pamphlet ([8] p. : ports., ill.) inserted in container.
Technical Details
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