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Author Jenkins, Ella. Performer.

Title A life of song [sound recording] / Ella Jenkins.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, p2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Music, CDs    CD ZM JENK LS S 67    Available
Description 1 sound disc (36 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 003600
Series African American legacy recordings
African American legacy recordings series.
Note Children's songs.
Compact disc.
Includes program notes, durations, and lyrics on insert.
Contents Pick a bale of cotton -- One two three O'Leary -- Calling a square dance -- Black royalty -- Little Sally Walker -- Cotton-eyed Joe -- I want to be ready -- He's got the whole world in his hands -- Swing low, sweet chariot -- Rock my soul in the bosom of Abraham -- Standing in the need of prayer -- Amazing grace -- Somebody's talking about freedom -- Sadie complete -- Uncle Flood and the blues -- Milk cow blues -- Summertime -- The cuckoo -- The farmer in the dell -- This is your year, children -- I'm on my way to Canaan land.
Performer Ella Jenkins.
Event Recorded at Chicago Recording Co., Chicago, Ill.
Summary Children's music legend and the first lady of children's folk song, Ella Jenkins offers stories and songs that speak to her youthful years as an African-American child in a multicultural world.
Subject Children's songs -- Juvenile sound recordings.
Added Title Pick a bale of cotton.
One two three O'Leary.
Calling a square dance.
Black royalty.
Little Sally Walker.
Cotton-eyed Joe.
I want to be ready.
He's got the whole world in His hands.
Swing low, sweet chariot.
Rock my soul in the bosom of Abraham.
Standing in the need of prayer.
Amazing grace.
Somebody's talking about freedom.
Sadie complete.
Uncle Flood and the blues.
Mild cow blues.
Farmer in the dell.
This is your year, children.
I'm on my way to Canaan land.
Standard No. 093074506721
Music No. SFW-CD-45067 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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