Negro folk music U.S.A

Discusses the essence and development of various forms of Negro folk music, both vocal and instrumental, including ballads, blues, spirituals, worksongs, Louisiana Creole songs, cries, dances, and game songs. Includes words and music for forty-three songs, and discographies.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Courlander, Harold, 1908-1996.
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, 1963.
Online Access:Access restricted to subscribers.
Table of Contents:
  • Wake Up Jonah
  • Job, Job
  • Rock Chariot
  • Wonder Where Is My Brother Gone
  • This May Be Your Last Time
  • Move, Members, Move
  • Traveling Shoes
  • It's Getting Late in the Evening
  • King David
  • The Sun Will Never Go Down
  • When You Feel Like Moaning
  • Didn't You hear
  • My Name's Been Written Down
  • What Month Was Jesus Born In
  • Noah, Noah
  • Everywhere I Go My Lord
  • Israelites Shouting
  • Let Me Ride
  • Dark Was the Night
  • When Jesus Met the Woman at the Well
  • Way Bye and Bye
  • Precious Lord, Take My Hard
  • I'm Crossing Jordan River
  • Russia, Let That Moon Alone
  • Long John
  • Rosie
  • She done Got Ugly
  • Captain Holler Hurry
  • Black woman
  • Motherless Children
  • I'm Going Uptown
  • Carless Love
  • Look Down
  • Meet Me in the Bottoms
  • Old Lade Sally Wants to Jump
  • Green Green Rocky Road
  • Little Sally Walker
  • Just Watch That Lady
  • Mary Mack
  • John Henry (Version I)
  • John Henry (Verson II)
  • John Henry (Version III)
  • Old John Booker.