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The books of American Negro spirituals : including The book of American Negro spirituals and the second book of Negro spirituals

Author: James Weldon Johnson; J Rosamond Johnson; Lawrence Brown
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 1969, ©1925-26.
Series: Da Capo paperback.
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Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: James Weldon Johnson; J Rosamond Johnson; Lawrence Brown
ISBN: 0306800748 9780306800740
OCLC Number: 4173832
Notes: Musical arrangements by J. Rosamond Johnson, additional numbers by Lawrence Brown.
This edition of The Books of American Negro spirituals is an unabridged republication of the original editions published in New York in 1925 and 1926 as two separate volumes, and republished in 1969 as a single volume. Each volume has a separate title page.
Description: 2 volumes in 1. : music ; 26 cm.
Contents: A little talk wid Jesus makes it right --
All God's chillun got wings --
All I do, de church keep a-grumblin' --
By an' by --
Calvary --
Can't you live humble? --
Chilly water --
Come here, lord! --
Crucifixion --
Daniel saw de stone --
De angel roll de stone away --
De angels in heab'n gwineter write my name --
Death come to my house he didn't stay long --
Death's gwineter lay his cold icy hands on me (familiar version) --
Death's gwineter lay his cold icy hands on me (rare version) --
De band o' Gideon --
De blin' man stood on de road an' cried --
Deep river --
De ol' ark's a-moverin' an' I'm goin' home --
De ol' sheep done know de road --
Dere's a han' writin' on de wall --
Dere's no hidin' place down dere --
Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel? --
Didn't old pharaoh get los'? --
Die in de fiel' --
Do don't touch-a my garment, good lord, I'm gwine home --
Done foun' my los' sheep --
Ev'ry time I feel de spirit --
Father Abraham --
Gimme dat ol'-time religion --
Gimme yo' han' --
Git on board, little chillen --
Give me Jesue --
Go down Moses --
God's a-gwineter trouble de water --
Great day --
Gwineter ride up in de chariot soon-a in de mornin' --
Gwine up --
Gwinter sing all along de way --
Hallelujah! --
Heav'n Boun' Soldier --
He's Jus' de same today --
Hol' de win' don't let it blow --
Humble yo'self de bell done ring --
I couldn't hear nobody pray --
I done done what ya' tol' me to do --
I feel like my time ain't long --
I got a home in-a dat rock --
I heard de preachin' of de word o' God --
I know de lord's laid his hands on me --
I'm a'rollin' --
I'm gwine up to heab'n anyhow --
I'm troubled in mind --
In dat great gittin' up mornin' --
I thank God I'm free at last --
It's me, O, Lord --
I want God's heab'n to be mine --
I want to die easy when I die --
John saw the holy number --
Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico --
Jubalee --
Keep a-inchin' along --
Keep me f'om sinkin' down --
Lis'en to de Lam's --
Lit'le David play on yo' harp --
Look-a how dey done my lord --
Lord, I want to be a Christian in-a my heart --
Mary an' Martha jes' gone 'long --
Mary had a baby, yes, lord --
Members, don't git weary --
Mos' done toilin' here --
My Lord's a-writin' all de time --
My lord says he's gwineter rain down fire --
My Lord, what a mornin' --
My ship is on de ocean --
My soul's been anchored in de lord --
My way's cloudy --
Nobody knows de trouble I see (familiar version) --
Nobody knows de trouble I see (rare version) --
Oh, gambler, git up off o' yo' knees --
O, rocks don't fall on me --
O, wasn't dat a wide river? --
Oh, hear me prayin' --
Oh, my good lord, show me de way --
Oh, yes! Oh, yes! Wait 'til I git on my robe --
Peter, go ring dem bells --
Po' mourner's got a home at las' --
Religion is a fortune I really do believe --
Ride on, Moses --
Rise, mourner, rise --
Rise up shepherd an' foller --
Roll de ol' chariot along --
Roll Jordon, roll --
Run, Mary, run --
Same train --
Singin' wid a sword in ma han' --
Sinner, please don't let dis harves' pass --
Somebody's knockin' at yo' do' Sometimes I feel like a motherless child --
Stan' still Jordan --
Steal away to Jesus --
Swing low sweet chariot --
Too late --
To see God's bleedin' lam' --
Until I reach-a ma home --
Up on de mountain --
Walk in Jerusalem jus' like John --
Walk, Mary, down de lane --
Walk together children --
We am clim'in' Jacob's Ladder --
Weary traveler --
Were you there when they crucified my lord? --
What yo' gwine to do when yo' lamp burn down? --
When I fall on my knees --
Where shall I be when de firs' trumpet soun'? --
Who dat a'comin' ovah yondah? --
Who'll be a witness for my Lord? --
You go, I'll go wid you --
You got a right --
You may bury me in de Eas' --
You mus' hab dat true religion --
'Zekiel saw de wheel.
Series Title: Da Capo paperback.
Other Titles: Book of American Negro spirituals. 1969.
Second book of Negro spirituals. 1969.
Responsibility: James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson.

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