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Title The land where the blues began [sound recording].

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder Select, p2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    MJB COLL LWB R61CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Alan Lomax collection
Note Rounder Select: 82161-1861-2 (on container spine: CD 82161-1861-2)
Blues songs, interviews with blues musicians, sermons, sounding calls, and gospel songs from the Mississippi Delta region; "the soundtrack to Alan Lomax's ... book of the same name"--Container verso.
Some selections previously released.
Compact disc.
Program notes, principally by Alan Lomax ([40] p. : ill., port.) inserted in container.
Contents Four' o'clock flower blues (Willie "61" Blackwell & William Brown) (3:53) -- Interview (Willie "61" Blackwell) (:24) -- Walking blues (Son House, Fiddlin' Joe Martin, Willie Brown, Leroy Williams) (6:41) -- When I lay my burden down (Turner Junior Johnson) (3:29) -- Strange things happening in the land (Charles Haffer, Jr.) (3:43) -- Missionary sermon : excerpt (J.H. Terrell) (2:08) -- Rock, Daniel (Rev. C.H. Savage and group) (2:31) -- Satisfied (Florence Stamp and group of girls) (1:04) -- I'm a soldier in the army of the Lord (congregation of the Church of God in Christ, Clarksdale) (3:18) -- Sermon : Hell is a place : two excerpts (Rev. Ribbins) (4:20) -- The preacher and the bear (M.C. Orr) (1:29) -- Mississippi sounding calls (Joe Shores) (1:04) -- Roustabout song (John Cameron) (1:00) -- The toast to Bud Doggett (Will Stark) (:56) -- I been down in the circle before (Sampson Pittman and Calvin Frazier) (3:48) -- Rosie (Dobie Red and Group) (2:44) -- Early in the morning ("22", Little Red, Tangle Eye, and Hard Hair) (4:41) -- I'm goin' home (D.W. "Bama" Stuart) (2:05) -- Go down, old Hannah (Ernest Williams and group) (2:38) -- John Henry (Sid Hemphill, Lucius Smith, Will Head, & Alec Askew) (3:11) -- Emmaline, take your time (Alec Askew) (1:39) -- Jim and John (Ed Young, Lonnie Young, G.D. Young) (2:12) u
Performer Various performers.
Event Field recordings made by Alan Lomax, Lewis Jones, John W. Work, John A. Lomax, and Herbert Halpert between Dec. 1933-Sept. 21, 1959, principally in Miss.; some selections recorded in Ark., Tex., New York City, or Detroit, Mich.
Subject Blues (Music) -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region)
Gospel music -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region)
Folk songs, English -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region)
Sermons, American -- African American authors.
African Americans -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region) -- Music.
Field recordings -- Mississippi -- Delta (Region)
Added Author Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002-
Standard No. 682161186122
Music No. 82161-1861-2 Rounder Select
CD 82161-1861-2 Rounder Select

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