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Music from the South. Vol. 9 sound recording : song and worship / recordings taken by Frederic Ramsey, Jr

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Data Source
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Notes
Program notes by Frederic Ramsey and song lyrics (8 p. : ill.) in container. The notes cover both Vols. 8 and 9 of the series.
On tracks 205 and 206 Elder Effie Hall and the congregation of the First Independent Holy Church of God - Unity - Prayer are joined by Annie L. Fitts, Elma Sawyer, Jennie Jackson and Brother Williams.
Various artists
Recorded by Frederick Ramsey Jr. under a grant from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, in Alabama and Louisiana,April and June, 1954.
Previously issued as Folkways FP 658 (1956).
Track information
101. When the River Cease to Flow / Church Choir of Morning Star Baptist with Sister Annie Pavageau. Piano
102. I Know the Lord, He Heard My Prayer / Brother H. Stevenson and the Baptist Church Congregation of Morning Star
103. Before This Time, Another Year / Sister L. Brown and the Baptist Church Congregation of Morning Star
104. Sermon and Chanted Response (Portion) / Rev. F. Lewis and the Baptist Church Congregation of Morning Star with Annie Pavageau. Piano
105. Back to the Time / Church Choir of Pilgrim Baptist with Sister Annie Pavageau. Piano
106. Sweeter as the Days Go By / Rev. D. Thomas and the Star Baptist Church Choir and Congregation at Morning with Sister Annie Pavageau. Piano
201. He Gave Me a Heart to Love / Elder David Ross. Guitar
202. Prayer (Chanted Invocation) / Dora Bliggen
203. Come, Ye That Love the Lord / Dora Bliggen
204. On a Monday Morning / Dora Bliggen
205. Precious Lord, Hold My Hand / Effie Hall and the Holy Church of God Congregation: First Independent Holy Church of God. Drum, Guitar, Tambourine
206. Don't Let His Name Go Down / Effie Hall and the Holy Church of God Congregation: First Independent Holy Church of God Cymbals, Tambourine, Guitar, Drum
207. Prayer / Effie Hall and thet Holy Church of God Congregation: First Independent Holy Church of God. Cymbals, Tambourine, Guitar, Drum
Publisher number
FA 2658 Folkways Records
FP 658 Folkways
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email: rinzlerarchives@si.edu
commentator
Ramsey, Frederic 1915-1995
performer
Stevenson, H. Brother
Brown, L. Sister
Lewis, F. Rev
Pavageau, Annie
Thomas, D. Rev
Bliggen, Dora
Hall, Effie
cover designer
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006
Creator
Ross, David b. 1893
performer
Choir of Morning Star Baptist Church
Choir of Pilgrim Baptist Church
Congregation Choir of the First Independent Holy Church of God
Date
1956
Physical description
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type
Phonograph records
Music
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Local number
FW02658
Folkways 2658
Topic
Folk music
African Americans
Gospel music
Spirituals (Songs)
Sacred music
Hymns
Call and response
Blues (Music)
Place
Southern states
Southern States
Alabama
Louisiana
Mississippi
Restrictions & Rights
Restrictions on access