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Voices from the American South [sound recording].

Publication:
Cambridge, MA : Rounder Records, p1997.
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series:
Alan Lomax collection
Southern journey; v. 1
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Subtitle on notes: Blues, ballads, hymns, reels, shouts, chanteys and work songs
Subjects:
Blues (Music).
Folk songs -- Southern States.
Work songs.
Contents:
O day (Bessie Jones)
Katy went fishing with her hook and line (Hobart Smith)
Walk in the parlor (Sid Hemphill & Lucius Smith)
Mama's gonna buy (Vera Ward Hall)
Wished I was in heaven sitting down (Fred McDowell)
Po' Lazarus (Bright Light Quartet)
The lass of Loch Royale (Neil Morris)
Three nights drunk (J.E. Mainer and Band)
Turkey in the straw (Charley Everidge & Neil Morris)
Pharaoh (Sidney Carter)
Interview / Cripple creek (Uncle Charlie Higgins, Wade Ward & Dale Poe)
The diver boy (Ollie Gilbert)
Pretty Polly (Estil C. Ball)
Sweet Roseanne (Bright Light Quartet)
Sink 'em low (Bessie Jones)
Dollar Mamie (Ed Lewis, leader; with prisoners)
I wonder will we meet again? (Rev. Crenshaw & congregation)
Poor wayfaring stranger (Almeda Riddle)
Testimony (I.D. Beck)
Guide me o Thou Great Jehovah
(Ike Caudill, leader ; The Thornton Old Regular Baptist Church Congregation)
The last words of Copernicus (Sacred Harp Singers)
The gospel train (Belleville A. Capella Choir)
Beulah land (John Davis & Bessie Jones)
It just suits me (Hobart Smith & Bessie Jones)
Participant:
Various artists.
Notes:
Compact disc.
Remastered from the original field recordings.
Recorded at various locations by Alan Lomax, 1959-1960.
Includes booklet ([32] p.) with lyrics and notes by Matthew Barton.
OCLC:
37208422
Publisher Number:
CD 1701 Rounder Records
CD1701 Rounder Records
1701 Rounder Records