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The Resource American Negro songs : 230 folk songs and spirituals, religious and secular, [compiled by] John W. Work

American Negro songs : 230 folk songs and spirituals, religious and secular, [compiled by] John W. Work

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American Negro songs : 230 folk songs and spirituals, religious and secular
Title
American Negro songs
Title remainder
230 folk songs and spirituals, religious and secular
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] John W. Work
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
  • bibliography
  • historical information
Cataloging source
CaBVa
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1901-1967
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Work, John W.
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
other
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • African Americans
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • Folk songs
  • Work songs
  • Songs, English
Label
American Negro songs : 230 folk songs and spirituals, religious and secular, [compiled by] John W. Work
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Chiefly in close score format for mixed voices; in part unacc. melodies with sublinear words
  • Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, 1940. With Index of song titles
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Bet on Stuball
  • Lay ten dollars down
  • Lead me to the rock
  • Let the church roll on
  • Let us cheer the weary traveller
  • Listen to the angel's shoutin'
  • Listen to the lambs
  • Little David
  • Little talk with Jesus
  • Live a humble
  • Lord is my shepherd
  • Be with me
  • Lord I want to be a Christian
  • Lord make me more holy
  • Lord's been here
  • Lullaby
  • Mamma Dinah
  • Marching up the heavenly road
  • March on
  • My good Lord's done been here
  • My Lord's goin' move this wicked race
  • My Lord what a mourning
  • Bye and bye
  • My name's written on high
  • My sin's been taken away
  • My soul's been anchored in the Lord
  • Naw I don't
  • New born again
  • Nobody knows who I am
  • No hiding place
  • O it's goin' to be a mighty day
  • O lamb, beautiful lamb
  • Old ark's a movering
  • Calvary
  • Old Zion's children marchin' along
  • Ol' Elder Brown's
  • O Lord I'm hungry
  • O make me holy
  • O Mary don't you weep don't you mourn
  • O Mother don't you weep
  • O my little soul
  • Open the window Noah
  • O rocks don't fall on me
  • O wretched man
  • Can't you live humble
  • Plenty good room
  • Po' ol' Laz'rus
  • Poor me
  • Poor mourner's got a home
  • Poor sinner
  • Pray on
  • Railroad Bill
  • Religion is a fortune
  • Religion that my Lord gave me
  • Ride on King Jesus
  • Captain, O Captain
  • Rise, shine, for thy light is a-comin'
  • Road gang song
  • Rockin' Jerusalem
  • Rock of Ages
  • Rocks and the mountains
  • Roll, Jordan, roll
  • Roll on
  • Run, mourner, run
  • Screw this cotton
  • Seben times
  • Captain says hurry
  • See the signs of judgment
  • Shepherd, shepherd
  • Shout for joy
  • Show me the way
  • Sing a ho that I had the wings of a dove
  • Sinner please don't let this harvest pass
  • Sit down servant, sit down
  • Sittin' down beside o' the lamb
  • Somebody's buried in the graveyard
  • Somebody's knocking at your door
  • Come down
  • Some of these days
  • Sometimes I feel like a motherless chile
  • Soon a will be done
  • Stand the storm
  • Steady, Jesus listenin'
  • Steal away and pray
  • Steal away to Jesus
  • Street song
  • Study war no more
  • Sunday mornin' ban
  • Come here Lord
  • Sun mows down
  • Swing low
  • Tell all the world, John
  • Thank God I'm on my way to heaven
  • There's a great camp meeting
  • There's a meeting here tonight
  • There' s room enough
  • There's something on my mind
  • They led my Lord away
  • This is a sin-trying world
  • Convict song
  • This ol' time religion
  • Tryin' to cross the Red Sea
  • Tryin' to get home
  • 'Twas on one Sunday morning
  • Vendor's call
  • Wake me
  • Want to go to heaven when I die
  • Wasn't that a mighty day
  • We are climbing Jacob's ladder
  • Were you there?
  • Ain't I glad I've got out of the wilderness
  • Daniel saw the stone
  • We shall walk through the valley
  • What shall I do?
  • When I'm dead
  • When the train comes along
  • Where shall I go?
  • Wish I's in heaven settin' down
  • Witness
  • Workin' on the railroad line
  • Yo' low down ways
  • You'd better min'
  • Death saw nothin' but a robber
  • You'd better run
  • You hear the lambs a-crying
  • You may bury me in the east
  • You're my brother, so give me your han'
  • Death's goin' to lay his hand on me
  • Do Lord remember me
  • Done made my vow to the Lord
  • Don't you let nobody turn you roun'
  • Down on me
  • Downward road is crowded
  • Ev'ry day'll be Sunday
  • Ezek'el saw the wheel
  • Ain't that good news?
  • Free at last
  • Gift of God
  • Give me Jesus
  • Give me your hand
  • Glory to that newborn king
  • God is a God
  • Go down 'n the valley and pray
  • Go down Moses
  • God's goin' to straighten them
  • Going home in the chariot
  • Ain't you glad you got good religion?
  • Going to shout all over God's heav'n
  • Goin' keep my skillet greasy
  • Gonna leave big rock behind
  • Good Lord I done done
  • Good morning everybody
  • Got a home in that rock
  • Go tell it on the mountain
  • Got my letter
  • Got no money
  • Got religion all around the world
  • All over this world
  • Got to go to Judgment
  • Great day
  • Had to get up this mornin'
  • Hallelu
  • Hallelujah
  • Hammering
  • Hammers keep ringing
  • Hear me praying
  • He is king of kings
  • He never said a mumblin' word
  • Angels done bowed down
  • He's a mighty good leader
  • He's got his eyes on you
  • Hold the wind
  • Holy Bible
  • Hot boilin' sun comin' over
  • I am the true vine
  • I believe this is Jesus
  • I couldn't hear nobody pray
  • I feel like my time ain't long
  • I got a house in Baltimo'
  • At the bar of God
  • I have another building
  • I heard the preacher of the elder
  • I know the Lord's laid his hands on me
  • I'll be there
  • I'm a-going to do all I can
  • I'm agoing to join the band
  • I'm going back with Jesus
  • I'm goin' to sing
  • I'm just a-goin' over there
  • I'm so glad
  • Balm in Gilead
  • I'm working on the buildin'
  • I must walk my lonesome valley
  • Inching along
  • I never felt such love in my soul befo'
  • In this lan'
  • Is there anybody here?
  • It's me
  • I've done what you told me to do
  • I've just come from the fountain
  • I want to be ready
  • Before this time another year
  • I went down in the valley
  • I will pray
  • I wish I had died in Egypt land
  • I won't stop praying
  • Jesus is risen from the dead
  • Jesus goin' to make up my dying bed
  • Jim Strange killed Lula
  • John Henry
  • Jubilee
  • King Jesus built me a house above
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
259 p. of music
Isbn
9780486402710
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
American Negro songs : 230 folk songs and spirituals, religious and secular, [compiled by] John W. Work
Publication
Note
  • Chiefly in close score format for mixed voices; in part unacc. melodies with sublinear words
  • Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, 1940. With Index of song titles
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Bet on Stuball
  • Lay ten dollars down
  • Lead me to the rock
  • Let the church roll on
  • Let us cheer the weary traveller
  • Listen to the angel's shoutin'
  • Listen to the lambs
  • Little David
  • Little talk with Jesus
  • Live a humble
  • Lord is my shepherd
  • Be with me
  • Lord I want to be a Christian
  • Lord make me more holy
  • Lord's been here
  • Lullaby
  • Mamma Dinah
  • Marching up the heavenly road
  • March on
  • My good Lord's done been here
  • My Lord's goin' move this wicked race
  • My Lord what a mourning
  • Bye and bye
  • My name's written on high
  • My sin's been taken away
  • My soul's been anchored in the Lord
  • Naw I don't
  • New born again
  • Nobody knows who I am
  • No hiding place
  • O it's goin' to be a mighty day
  • O lamb, beautiful lamb
  • Old ark's a movering
  • Calvary
  • Old Zion's children marchin' along
  • Ol' Elder Brown's
  • O Lord I'm hungry
  • O make me holy
  • O Mary don't you weep don't you mourn
  • O Mother don't you weep
  • O my little soul
  • Open the window Noah
  • O rocks don't fall on me
  • O wretched man
  • Can't you live humble
  • Plenty good room
  • Po' ol' Laz'rus
  • Poor me
  • Poor mourner's got a home
  • Poor sinner
  • Pray on
  • Railroad Bill
  • Religion is a fortune
  • Religion that my Lord gave me
  • Ride on King Jesus
  • Captain, O Captain
  • Rise, shine, for thy light is a-comin'
  • Road gang song
  • Rockin' Jerusalem
  • Rock of Ages
  • Rocks and the mountains
  • Roll, Jordan, roll
  • Roll on
  • Run, mourner, run
  • Screw this cotton
  • Seben times
  • Captain says hurry
  • See the signs of judgment
  • Shepherd, shepherd
  • Shout for joy
  • Show me the way
  • Sing a ho that I had the wings of a dove
  • Sinner please don't let this harvest pass
  • Sit down servant, sit down
  • Sittin' down beside o' the lamb
  • Somebody's buried in the graveyard
  • Somebody's knocking at your door
  • Come down
  • Some of these days
  • Sometimes I feel like a motherless chile
  • Soon a will be done
  • Stand the storm
  • Steady, Jesus listenin'
  • Steal away and pray
  • Steal away to Jesus
  • Street song
  • Study war no more
  • Sunday mornin' ban
  • Come here Lord
  • Sun mows down
  • Swing low
  • Tell all the world, John
  • Thank God I'm on my way to heaven
  • There's a great camp meeting
  • There's a meeting here tonight
  • There' s room enough
  • There's something on my mind
  • They led my Lord away
  • This is a sin-trying world
  • Convict song
  • This ol' time religion
  • Tryin' to cross the Red Sea
  • Tryin' to get home
  • 'Twas on one Sunday morning
  • Vendor's call
  • Wake me
  • Want to go to heaven when I die
  • Wasn't that a mighty day
  • We are climbing Jacob's ladder
  • Were you there?
  • Ain't I glad I've got out of the wilderness
  • Daniel saw the stone
  • We shall walk through the valley
  • What shall I do?
  • When I'm dead
  • When the train comes along
  • Where shall I go?
  • Wish I's in heaven settin' down
  • Witness
  • Workin' on the railroad line
  • Yo' low down ways
  • You'd better min'
  • Death saw nothin' but a robber
  • You'd better run
  • You hear the lambs a-crying
  • You may bury me in the east
  • You're my brother, so give me your han'
  • Death's goin' to lay his hand on me
  • Do Lord remember me
  • Done made my vow to the Lord
  • Don't you let nobody turn you roun'
  • Down on me
  • Downward road is crowded
  • Ev'ry day'll be Sunday
  • Ezek'el saw the wheel
  • Ain't that good news?
  • Free at last
  • Gift of God
  • Give me Jesus
  • Give me your hand
  • Glory to that newborn king
  • God is a God
  • Go down 'n the valley and pray
  • Go down Moses
  • God's goin' to straighten them
  • Going home in the chariot
  • Ain't you glad you got good religion?
  • Going to shout all over God's heav'n
  • Goin' keep my skillet greasy
  • Gonna leave big rock behind
  • Good Lord I done done
  • Good morning everybody
  • Got a home in that rock
  • Go tell it on the mountain
  • Got my letter
  • Got no money
  • Got religion all around the world
  • All over this world
  • Got to go to Judgment
  • Great day
  • Had to get up this mornin'
  • Hallelu
  • Hallelujah
  • Hammering
  • Hammers keep ringing
  • Hear me praying
  • He is king of kings
  • He never said a mumblin' word
  • Angels done bowed down
  • He's a mighty good leader
  • He's got his eyes on you
  • Hold the wind
  • Holy Bible
  • Hot boilin' sun comin' over
  • I am the true vine
  • I believe this is Jesus
  • I couldn't hear nobody pray
  • I feel like my time ain't long
  • I got a house in Baltimo'
  • At the bar of God
  • I have another building
  • I heard the preacher of the elder
  • I know the Lord's laid his hands on me
  • I'll be there
  • I'm a-going to do all I can
  • I'm agoing to join the band
  • I'm going back with Jesus
  • I'm goin' to sing
  • I'm just a-goin' over there
  • I'm so glad
  • Balm in Gilead
  • I'm working on the buildin'
  • I must walk my lonesome valley
  • Inching along
  • I never felt such love in my soul befo'
  • In this lan'
  • Is there anybody here?
  • It's me
  • I've done what you told me to do
  • I've just come from the fountain
  • I want to be ready
  • Before this time another year
  • I went down in the valley
  • I will pray
  • I wish I had died in Egypt land
  • I won't stop praying
  • Jesus is risen from the dead
  • Jesus goin' to make up my dying bed
  • Jim Strange killed Lula
  • John Henry
  • Jubilee
  • King Jesus built me a house above
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
259 p. of music
Isbn
9780486402710
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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