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Title Classic African American gospel [sound recording].

Imprint Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, p2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage Music CDs    PD COLL CAA S94CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Compact disc.
Previously released recordings.
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).
Performer Various performers.
Event Recorded 1945-1998.
Subject Gospel music.
Spirituals (Songs)
African Americans -- Music.
Added Author Sprott, Horace.
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.
Leadbelly, 1885-1949.
Starlight Gospel Singers.
Blessed (Musical group)
Jubilee Singers.
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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