The Resource Sounds of the South : a musical journey from the Georgia Sea Islands to the Mississippi delta, recorded in the field by Alan Lomax, (compact disc)

Sounds of the South : a musical journey from the Georgia Sea Islands to the Mississippi delta, recorded in the field by Alan Lomax, (compact disc)

Label
Sounds of the South : a musical journey from the Georgia Sea Islands to the Mississippi delta
Title
Sounds of the South
Title remainder
a musical journey from the Georgia Sea Islands to the Mississippi delta
Statement of responsibility
recorded in the field by Alan Lomax
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
WRS
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Various performers
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1915-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lomax, Alan
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  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk songs, American
  • Folk music
  • Blues (Music)
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • Sacred songs
  • African Americans
Label
Sounds of the South : a musical journey from the Georgia Sea Islands to the Mississippi delta, recorded in the field by Alan Lomax, (compact disc)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a 7 LP set titled "Southern Folk Heritage Series."
  • Compact disc
  • Booklet with photographs and commentary by Alan Lomax, with essay by Robert Palmer (40 p.) laid in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (40 p. ill.)
Configuration of playback channels
not applicable
Contents
  • 1. Blue Ridge Mountain music. The banks of the Arkansas (Neil Morris) -- Wave the ocean (Neil Morris, Charley Everidge) -- Hen duck (Lonnie Young, Ed Young, Lonnie Young, Jr.) -- The farmer's curst wife (Estil C. Ball) -- Boll Weevil Holler (Vera Hall) -- Jesse James (Mountain Ramblers, instrumental) -- Jesse James (Neil Morris, told and sung) -- Kenny Wagner (Bob Carpenter) -- Trouble so hard (Vera Hall) -- Baptizing scene -- Is there anybody here that love my Jesus (Viola James & congregation) -- Windham (Alabama Sacred Harp Singers) -- Keep your lamps trimmed and burning (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Come on, boys, let's go to the ball (Sid Hemphill, Lucius Smith) -- Join the band (John Davis & group) -- Lucky Holler (Ed Lewis) -- I be so glad when the sun goes down (Ed Lewis & group) -- Cotton eyed Joe (Mountain Ramblers, Cullen Galyen) -- Big Tilda (Mountain Ramblers) -- Jennie Jenkins (Estil C. Ball, Orna Ball)
  • 1. Blue Ridge Mountain music (cont.). John Henry (Mountain Ramblers, Cullen Galyen) -- Rosewood casket (Mountain Ramblers, Eldridge Montgomery) -- Silly Bill (Mountain Ramblers) -- Big ball in Boston (Mountain Ramblers, Thurman Pugh) -- Chilly winds (Wade Ward, banjo) -- The old hickory cane (Mountain Ramblers, Thurman Pugh) -- John Brown (Hobart Smith, fiddle) -- Poor Ellen Smith (Hobart Smith, vocal & banjo) -- Shady Grove (Mountain Ramblers, Thurman Pugh)
  • 2. Roots of the blues/The blues roll on. Jim and John (Lonnie Young, Ed Young, Lonnie Young, Jr.) -- The wild ox moan (Vera Hall) -- Been drinkin' water out of a hollow log (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- All night long (Miles Pratcher, Bob Pratcher) -- Shake 'em on down (Mississippi Fred McDowell, Miles Pratcher, Fannie Davis) -- Levee camp reminiscence (Forrest City Joe (Joe B. Pugh)) -- Chevrolet (Lonnie Young, Ed Young, Lonnie Young, Jr.) -- Levee camp holler (Johnny Lee Moore) -- Eighteen hammers (Johnny Lee Moore & 12 Mississippi Penitentiary convicts) -- Drink on little girl (Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas Morgan) -- Drop down mama (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Boogie children (Boy Blue (Roland Hayes), Willie Jones, Joe Lee) -- She lived her life too fast (Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas Martin) -- Sittin' on top of the world (Lonnie Young, Ed Young, Lonnie Young, Jr.) -- Cool water blues (John Dudley)
  • 2. Roots of the blues/The blues roll on (cont.). She don't love me that way ; Stop breaking down (Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas Martin) -- Joe Lee's rock (Boy Blue, Willie Jones, Joe Lee) -- Bullyin' well (Rosalie Hill) -- When you get home, write me a few little lines (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Red Cross store (Forrest City Joe) -- Forrest City jump (Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas Martin)
  • 3. Negro church music/White spirituals. Death, have mercy (Vera Hall) -- I want Jesus to walk with me (James Shorty, Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Jesus is real to me (Mrs. Mary Lee & congregation) -- I love the Lord (Rev. R.C. Crenshaw & congregation) -- A sermon fragment (Rev. G.I. Townsel) -- I'm goin' home on the mornin' train (Rev. R.C. Crenshaw & congregation) -- Power (Madam Mattie Wigley & congregation) -- On that rock (Viola James, Lonnie Young, Ed Young) -- Jesus on the main line (James Shorty, Viola James & congregation) -- I'm gonna sail like a ship on the ocean (Henry Morrison & St. Simon's Island Singers) -- Blow Gabriel (John Davis, Bessie Jones, St. Simon's Island Singers) -- What do you think about Jesus (He's all right) (Bernice McClellan & congregation) -- Tribulations (Estil C. Ball, Lacey Richardson, Blair Reedy) -- When I get home (Estil C. Ball, Blair Reedy) -- The poor wayfaring stranger (Estil C. Ball)
  • 3. Negro church music/White spirituals (cont.). Baptizing down by the creek (Mountain Ramblers) -- Sermon and lining hymn (Rev. I.D. Back & congregation) -- Antioch ; Calvary (Alabama Sacred Harp Singers) -- Please let me stay a little longer (Estil C. Ball, Lacey Richardson) -- Father, Jesus loves you (Estil C. Ball) -- Lonesome valley (Estil C. Ball, Lacey Richardson, Orna Ball, Blair Reedy) -- Father adieu (Estil C. Ball) -- The old country church (Mountain Ramblers, Thurman Pugh) -- The cabin on the hill (Estil C. Ball, Lacey Richardson, Orna Ball, Blair Reedy)
  • 4. American folk songs for children & more. Johnson's old gray mule (Mainer Band, instrumental) -- My little rooster (Almeda Riddle) -- Who a mule (Mainer Band, instrumental) -- Frog went a-courtin' (Almeda Riddle) -- Glenn's chimes (Mainer Band, instrumental) -- Chick-a-li-lee-lo (Almeda Riddle) -- Old Joe Clark (Mountain Ramblers, instrumental) -- Go tell Aunt Nancy (Almeda Riddle) -- Train III (Mainer Band, instrumental) -- Johnny Cuckoo (Bessie Jones & group) -- Mama buy me a chiney doll (Almeda Riddle) -- Soldier, soldier (Hobart Smith) -- Mary Mack (Jessie Pratcher, Mattie Gardner, Mary Gardner) -- Hambone (Bessie Jones) -- Banging breakdown (Hobart Smith) -- Green Sally, up (Jessie Pratcher, Mattie Gardner, Mary Gardner) -- Sometimes (Bessie Jones & group) -- The Arkansas traveler (Hobart Smith) -- Paper of pins (Estil C. Ball, Orna Ball) -- The little dappled cow (Texas Gladden) -- Go to sleep little baby (Bessie Jones)
  • 4. American folk songs for children & more (cont.). Paddy on the turnpike (Wade Ward, Charley Higgins, Charley Poe) -- Jimmy Sutton (Spence Moore, Roy Birns) -- Liza Jane (Mountain Ramblers, instrumental) -- Oree (Lonnie Young, Ed Young, Lonnie Young, Jr.) -- Train time (Forrest City Joe) -- Freight train blues (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- This little light of mine (James Shorty, Viola James & congregation) -- Motherless children (Felix Dukes, Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Little Moses (Neil Morris)
Control code
ocm28743659
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
not applicable
Extent
4 compact discs
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 7 82496-2
  • 82496-2
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
System control number
(Sirsi) ACD-4780
Tape configuration
twelve track
Label
Sounds of the South : a musical journey from the Georgia Sea Islands to the Mississippi delta, recorded in the field by Alan Lomax, (compact disc)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a 7 LP set titled "Southern Folk Heritage Series."
  • Compact disc
  • Booklet with photographs and commentary by Alan Lomax, with essay by Robert Palmer (40 p.) laid in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (40 p. ill.)
Configuration of playback channels
not applicable
Contents
  • 1. Blue Ridge Mountain music. The banks of the Arkansas (Neil Morris) -- Wave the ocean (Neil Morris, Charley Everidge) -- Hen duck (Lonnie Young, Ed Young, Lonnie Young, Jr.) -- The farmer's curst wife (Estil C. Ball) -- Boll Weevil Holler (Vera Hall) -- Jesse James (Mountain Ramblers, instrumental) -- Jesse James (Neil Morris, told and sung) -- Kenny Wagner (Bob Carpenter) -- Trouble so hard (Vera Hall) -- Baptizing scene -- Is there anybody here that love my Jesus (Viola James & congregation) -- Windham (Alabama Sacred Harp Singers) -- Keep your lamps trimmed and burning (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Come on, boys, let's go to the ball (Sid Hemphill, Lucius Smith) -- Join the band (John Davis & group) -- Lucky Holler (Ed Lewis) -- I be so glad when the sun goes down (Ed Lewis & group) -- Cotton eyed Joe (Mountain Ramblers, Cullen Galyen) -- Big Tilda (Mountain Ramblers) -- Jennie Jenkins (Estil C. Ball, Orna Ball)
  • 1. Blue Ridge Mountain music (cont.). John Henry (Mountain Ramblers, Cullen Galyen) -- Rosewood casket (Mountain Ramblers, Eldridge Montgomery) -- Silly Bill (Mountain Ramblers) -- Big ball in Boston (Mountain Ramblers, Thurman Pugh) -- Chilly winds (Wade Ward, banjo) -- The old hickory cane (Mountain Ramblers, Thurman Pugh) -- John Brown (Hobart Smith, fiddle) -- Poor Ellen Smith (Hobart Smith, vocal & banjo) -- Shady Grove (Mountain Ramblers, Thurman Pugh)
  • 2. Roots of the blues/The blues roll on. Jim and John (Lonnie Young, Ed Young, Lonnie Young, Jr.) -- The wild ox moan (Vera Hall) -- Been drinkin' water out of a hollow log (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- All night long (Miles Pratcher, Bob Pratcher) -- Shake 'em on down (Mississippi Fred McDowell, Miles Pratcher, Fannie Davis) -- Levee camp reminiscence (Forrest City Joe (Joe B. Pugh)) -- Chevrolet (Lonnie Young, Ed Young, Lonnie Young, Jr.) -- Levee camp holler (Johnny Lee Moore) -- Eighteen hammers (Johnny Lee Moore & 12 Mississippi Penitentiary convicts) -- Drink on little girl (Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas Morgan) -- Drop down mama (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Boogie children (Boy Blue (Roland Hayes), Willie Jones, Joe Lee) -- She lived her life too fast (Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas Martin) -- Sittin' on top of the world (Lonnie Young, Ed Young, Lonnie Young, Jr.) -- Cool water blues (John Dudley)
  • 2. Roots of the blues/The blues roll on (cont.). She don't love me that way ; Stop breaking down (Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas Martin) -- Joe Lee's rock (Boy Blue, Willie Jones, Joe Lee) -- Bullyin' well (Rosalie Hill) -- When you get home, write me a few little lines (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Red Cross store (Forrest City Joe) -- Forrest City jump (Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas Martin)
  • 3. Negro church music/White spirituals. Death, have mercy (Vera Hall) -- I want Jesus to walk with me (James Shorty, Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Jesus is real to me (Mrs. Mary Lee & congregation) -- I love the Lord (Rev. R.C. Crenshaw & congregation) -- A sermon fragment (Rev. G.I. Townsel) -- I'm goin' home on the mornin' train (Rev. R.C. Crenshaw & congregation) -- Power (Madam Mattie Wigley & congregation) -- On that rock (Viola James, Lonnie Young, Ed Young) -- Jesus on the main line (James Shorty, Viola James & congregation) -- I'm gonna sail like a ship on the ocean (Henry Morrison & St. Simon's Island Singers) -- Blow Gabriel (John Davis, Bessie Jones, St. Simon's Island Singers) -- What do you think about Jesus (He's all right) (Bernice McClellan & congregation) -- Tribulations (Estil C. Ball, Lacey Richardson, Blair Reedy) -- When I get home (Estil C. Ball, Blair Reedy) -- The poor wayfaring stranger (Estil C. Ball)
  • 3. Negro church music/White spirituals (cont.). Baptizing down by the creek (Mountain Ramblers) -- Sermon and lining hymn (Rev. I.D. Back & congregation) -- Antioch ; Calvary (Alabama Sacred Harp Singers) -- Please let me stay a little longer (Estil C. Ball, Lacey Richardson) -- Father, Jesus loves you (Estil C. Ball) -- Lonesome valley (Estil C. Ball, Lacey Richardson, Orna Ball, Blair Reedy) -- Father adieu (Estil C. Ball) -- The old country church (Mountain Ramblers, Thurman Pugh) -- The cabin on the hill (Estil C. Ball, Lacey Richardson, Orna Ball, Blair Reedy)
  • 4. American folk songs for children & more. Johnson's old gray mule (Mainer Band, instrumental) -- My little rooster (Almeda Riddle) -- Who a mule (Mainer Band, instrumental) -- Frog went a-courtin' (Almeda Riddle) -- Glenn's chimes (Mainer Band, instrumental) -- Chick-a-li-lee-lo (Almeda Riddle) -- Old Joe Clark (Mountain Ramblers, instrumental) -- Go tell Aunt Nancy (Almeda Riddle) -- Train III (Mainer Band, instrumental) -- Johnny Cuckoo (Bessie Jones & group) -- Mama buy me a chiney doll (Almeda Riddle) -- Soldier, soldier (Hobart Smith) -- Mary Mack (Jessie Pratcher, Mattie Gardner, Mary Gardner) -- Hambone (Bessie Jones) -- Banging breakdown (Hobart Smith) -- Green Sally, up (Jessie Pratcher, Mattie Gardner, Mary Gardner) -- Sometimes (Bessie Jones & group) -- The Arkansas traveler (Hobart Smith) -- Paper of pins (Estil C. Ball, Orna Ball) -- The little dappled cow (Texas Gladden) -- Go to sleep little baby (Bessie Jones)
  • 4. American folk songs for children & more (cont.). Paddy on the turnpike (Wade Ward, Charley Higgins, Charley Poe) -- Jimmy Sutton (Spence Moore, Roy Birns) -- Liza Jane (Mountain Ramblers, instrumental) -- Oree (Lonnie Young, Ed Young, Lonnie Young, Jr.) -- Train time (Forrest City Joe) -- Freight train blues (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- This little light of mine (James Shorty, Viola James & congregation) -- Motherless children (Felix Dukes, Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Little Moses (Neil Morris)
Control code
ocm28743659
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
not applicable
Extent
4 compact discs
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 7 82496-2
  • 82496-2
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
System control number
(Sirsi) ACD-4780
Tape configuration
twelve track

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