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Title Classic African American gospel.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008.


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 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  CD RELIGIOUS CLA    Unavailable
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  CD-C&G SMITHSONIAN    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  CD P COLL CAA    Check Shelf
Description 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "Spirituals, guitar evangelists, "shout" bands, quartets, and choirs"--Container.
Performer Various performers.
Event Recorded 1945-1998.
Note Previously released recordings.
Compact disc.
Program notes notes by Kip Lornell and bibliographical references (29 p. : ill., port.) inserted in container.
Contents Jesus going to make up my dying bed (Horace Sprott) -- Oh Lord, I'm so glad I got good religion (The Starlight Gospel Singers) -- Thank you, Lord (Alvin Dockett and Blessed) -- When I was sinkin' down (Fisk Jubilee Singers) -- Just got over at last (Little Brother Montgomery) -- Moses smote the water (The Thrasher Wonders) -- Soon, one mornin' (Willi Gresham) -- Dry bones: Ezekiel saw the wheel (The Missionary Quintet) -- Holy ghost (Juanita Johnson and the Gospel Tones) -- Where could I go (Sister Ernestine Washington with Bunk Johnson) -- Oh what a beautiful city (Sonny Terry) -- You've got to move (Two Gosepl Keys) -- Let the church say amen (Elder Beck) -- I heard the voice of Jesus say (Bishop Bowen and the Combined Gospel Choir) -- If I had my way (Rev. Gary Davis) -- Low down death right easy (Dock Reed) -- He's my rock (Brother John Sellers) -- Hallelujah, it is done -- We praise your holy name (The Mississippi Mass Choir) -- Don't let his name go down (First Independent Holy Church of God-Unity-Prayer) -- Go tell it on the mountain (Fannie Lou Hammer) -- Been in the storm so long (Mary Pinckney) -- Every time I feel the spirit ; Swing low sweet chariot ; They hung him on the cross (Lead Belly) -- It's time to make a change (Madison's Lively Stones).
Note GMD: sound recording.
Subject Gospel music.
Spirituals (Songs)
African Americans -- Music.
Added Author Sprott, Horace.
Starlight Gospel Singers.
Dockett, Alvin.
Montgomery, Little Brother, 1906-1985.
Gresham, Willi.
Johnson, Juanita (Singer)
Washington, Ernestine B., 1914-1983.
Johnson, Bunk, 1879-1949.
Terry, Sonny.
Beck, Elder.
Bowen, Bishop.
Davis, Gary, 1896-1972.
Reed, Dock.
Sellers, John, 1924-1999.
Hammer, Fannie Lou.
Pinckney, Mary.
Blessed (Musical group)
Leadbelly, 1885-1949.
Jubilee Singers (Fisk University)
Missionary Quintet.
Thrasher Wonders (Musical group)
Gospel Tones.
Two Gosepl Keys (Musical group)
Combined Gospel Choir.
Mississippi Mass Choir.
First Independent Holy Church of God and Unity (Marion, Ala.)
Madison's Lively Stones (Musical group)
Standard No. 093074019429
Music No. SFW-CD-40194 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
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