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Title Velvet voices [sound recording]

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder Records, p1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    P COLL VV R08CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Southern journey; v. 8
Alan Lomax collection
Alan Lomax collection,
Note Compact disc.
Program notes with lyrics ([28] p.) inserted in container.
Contents Run to Jesus for refuge / Charles Barnett -- Joe Turner / Ed Young & Hobart Smith -- The titanic / Bessie Jones, Hobart Smith & The Georgia Sea Island Singers -- Witness for my Lord / Silver Leaf Quartet -- Dark day / Silver Leaf Quarter -- The very same God / Silver Leaf Quartet -- Gospel train / Silver Leaf Quartet -- I got a home / Nat Rahmings, Hobart Smith & Ed Young -- Hey, hey honey / Bright Light Quartet -- Menhaden Chanteys / Bright Light Quartet -- Walk on the bay / Nat Rahmings with Hobart Smith & Ed Young -- I'm tired / Bright Light Quartet -- Just beyond the river / Bright Light Quartet -- Christian automobile / Bright Light Quartet -- John the revelator / Belleville A Cappella Choir -- Walk, Billy Abbot / Willis Proctor & The Georgia Sea Island Singers -- How could I live / Peerless Four -- Noah / Peerless Four -- Trouble in my way / Peerless Four -- I'm a soldier in the army of the Lord / Peerless Four
Performer Various artists.
Event Recorded April and May of 1960 in Norfolk, Belleville, Ark, Weems, and Williamsburg, Virginia and on St. Simon's Island, Georgia.
Subject Spirituals (Songs) -- Virginia.
Spirituals (Songs) -- Georgia.
Work songs -- Virginia.
African Americans -- Virginia -- Music.
Folk songs, English -- Virginia.
Ballads, English -- Georgia.
Note Subtitle on program notes: Eastern shores choirs, quartets, and colonial era music
Standard No. 011661170827
Music No. CD 1708 Rounder Records
1708 Rounder Records

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