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Title Bahamas 1935 [sound recording] : chanteys and anthems from Andros and Cat Island.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder Records, p1999.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    Q BAHA BAH R22CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Deep river of song
Alan Lomax collection
Note Compact disc.
Program notes by Alan Lomax, compiled and adapted by Anna Lomax Chairetakis and song texts ([32] p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Blow, Liza, blow (3:34) -- Roll him along (2:46) -- Round the Bay of Mexico (1:27) -- Bowline (1:32) -- Long time ago (3:14) -- When you go to sea (1:40) -- Histe up the John B. Sail (2:34) -- John Bully (2:30) -- Stand up from below (1:18) -- When the whale get strike (1:42) -- A great storm pass over (2:52) -- Mary, come join our religion (1:39) -- Swing your tail (1:31) -- Come down, you roses (1:46) -- O the last one (2:25) -- I may be gone (2:24) -- All night, Jesus, all night (2:01) -- Sittin' down 'longside of my Lord (3:25) -- Dig my grave (3:15) -- Down in the valley (2:36) -- Time (3:18) -- Job (3:41) -- Here am I (2:12) -- I bid you goodnight (3:33).
Performer Sung and played by native musicians.
Event Field recordings from Andros and Cat Islands, Bahamas in 1935 made by Alan Lomax and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle for the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress.
Subject Sea songs -- Bahamas -- Andros Island.
Sea songs -- Bahamas -- Cat Island.
Spirituals (Songs) -- Bahamas -- Andros Island.
Spirituals (Songs) -- Bahamas -- Cat Island.
Folk music -- Bahamas -- Andros Island.
Folk music -- Bahamas -- Cat Island.
Added Author Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002.
Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth, 1891-1978.
Added Title Chanteys and anthems from Andros and Cat Island
Music No. 11661-1822-2 Rounder Records

 
    
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