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Title American primitive. Vol. I [sound recording] : raw pre-war gospel (1926-36).

Imprint [S.l.] : Revenant, [1997?]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    MJB COLL AP-1 R06CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (78 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Gospel-blues music compiled by John Fahey.
Various performers.
Compact disc.
Program notes by John Fahey (17 p. ; ill.) inserted in container.
Contents I believe I'll go back home (Blind Willie Davis) -- Down on me (Eddie Head and his family) -- Honey in the rock (Blind Mamie Forehand) -- I'm gonna cross the river of Jordan some o' these days (Jaybird Coleman) -- Oh death (Patton and Lee) -- You better quit drinking shine (Rev. I.B. Ware with wife and son) -- Been listening all the day (Blind Joe Taggart) -- Sinner you'll need King Jesus (William and Versey Smith) -- This time another year you may be gone (Rev. Edward Clayborn) -- Lord I'm the true vine (Eddie Head and his family) -- Woke up this morning (with my mind on Jesus) (Blind Roosevelt Graves and brother) -- Holy mountain (Elder Otis Jones) -- I wouldn't mind dying (but I gotta go by myself) (Rev. I.B. Ware with wife and son) -- Everybody help the boys come home (William and Versey Smith) -- Everybody ought to pray sometime (Dennis Crumpton and Robert Summers) -- Tryin' to get home (Eddie Head and his family) -- I'll be rested (when the roll is called) (Blind Roosevelt Graves and brother) -- I'm on my way to the kingdom land (Bo Weavil Jackson (Sam Butler)) -- Troubled 'bout my soul (Frank Palmes) -- When that great ship went down (William and Versey Smith) -- I am in the heavenly way (Washington White (Booker White)) -- Good Lord (Run old Jeremiah) (Austin Coleman (with Joe Washington Brown and group)) -- Jesus is getting us ready for that great day (Luther Magby) -- I believe I'll go back home (William and Versey Smith) -- Prayer of death, Part I-Part II (Elder J.J. Hadley (Charley Patton)).
Subject Gospel music.
Added Author Fahey, John, 1939-2001.
Davis, Blind Willie. Performer.
Head, Eddie. Performer.
Forehand, Blind Mamie. Performer.
Coleman, Jaybird. Performer.
Patton, Charley, 1891-1934. Performer.
Lee, Bertha. Performer.
Ware, I. B. Performer.
Taggart, Blind Joe. Performer.
Smith, William, (Gospel singer. Performer.
Smith, Versey. Performer.
Clayborn, Edward W. Performer.
Graves, Roosevelt. Performer.
Jones, Otis. Performer.
Crumpton, Dennis. Performer.
Summers, Robert. Performer.
Jackson, Bo Weavil. Performer.
Palmes, Frank. Performer.
White, Bukka. Performer.
Coleman, Austin. Performer.
Magby, Luther. Performer.
Added Title Raw pre-war gospel (1926-36)
Standard No. 630814020620
Music No. 206 Revenant

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