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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 : Viking Press, 1940.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : Folk music : Multiple forms : Songs : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Music
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Books of American Negro spirituals.
New York : Viking Press, 1940
(OCoLC)571244915
Online version:
Books of American Negro spirituals.
New York : Viking Press, 1940
(OCoLC)605611636
Document Type: Musical Score
Music Type: Songs; Folk music
All Authors / Contributors: James Weldon Johnson; J Rosamond Johnson; Lawrence Brown
OCLC Number: 14519584
Notes: For voice and piano.
A reissue of the volumes first published separately in 1925 and 1926. Each volume has special t.p.
Musical arrangements by J. Rosamond Johnson, additional numbers by Lawrence Brown.
Description: 1 score (187, 189 p.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: [Book of American Negro spirituals] Preface --
Go down Moses --
Heav'n boun' soldier --
Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico --
We am clim'in' Jacob's ladder --
Didn't old pharaoh get los'? --
Swing low sweet chariot --
Up on de mountain --
Little David play on yo' harp --
Die in de fiel' --
Ride on, Moses --
All god's chillun got wings --
Dere's no hidin' place down dere --
Gimme dat ol'-time religion --
Lis'en to de lam's --
He's jus't de same today --
Stan' still Jordan --
Somebody's knockin' at yo' do' --
Singin' wid a sword in ma han' --
I couldn't hear nobody pray --
My way's cloudy --
It's me, o, lord --
I got a home in-a dat rock --
By an' by --
Deep river --
Who dat a-coming' ovah yondah? --
Roll Jordan, roll --
De blin' man stood on de road an' cried --
Roll de ol' chariot along --
Calvary --
Steal away to Jesus --
Gwine up --
I'm troubled in mind - O, gambler, git up off o' yo' knees --
My lord's a-writin' all de time --
Git on board, little chillen --
Gwinter sing all along de way --
Who'll be a witness for my lord? --
Keep a-inchin' along --
Where shall I be when de firs' trumpet soun'? --
Peter, go ring dem bells --
Nobody knows de trouble I see --
Ev'ry time I feel de spirit --
Father Abraham --
I''m a-rollin' --
Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? --
O, wasn't dat a wide river? --
Keep me f'om sinkin' down --
De band ' o' Gideon --
John saw the holy number --
Give me Jesus --
My lord, what a mornin' --
O, rocks don't fall on me --
Done foun' my los' sheep --
What yo' gwine to do when yo' lamp burn down? --
Hallelujah! --
Crucifixion --
Until I reach-a ma home --
I done done what ya' tol' me to do --
You may bury me in de eas' --
You got it right --
Weary traveler --
[Second book of Negro spirituals] Preface --
A little talk wid Jesus makes it right --
All I do, de church keep a grumblin' --
Can't you live humble? --
Chilly water --
Come here, Lord! --
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 nands on me (Familiar version) --
Death's gwineter lay his cold icy nands on me (Rare version) --
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 --
Do don't touch-a my garment, good Lord, I'm gwine home --
Gimme yo' han' --
God's a-gwineter trouble de water --
Great day --
Gwineter ride up in de chariot soon-a in de mornin' --
Hol' de win', don't let it blow --
Humble yo'self, de bell done ring --
I feel like my time ain't long --
I heard de preachin' of de word o' God --
I know de Lord's laid his hands on me --
I'm gwine up to heab'n anyhow --
In dat great gittin' up mornin' --
I thank God I'm free at last --
I want God's heab'n to be mine --
I want to die easy when I die --
Jubalee --
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 says he's gwineter rain down fire --
My ship is on de ocean --
My soul's been anchored in de Lord --
Nobody knows de trouble I see (Familiar version) --
Oh, hear me prayin' --
Oh, my good Lord, show me de way --
Oh, yes! Oh, yes! Wait 'til I git on my robe --
Po' mourner's got a home at las' --
Religion is a fortune I really do believe --
Rise, mourner, rise --
Rise up shepherd an' holler --
Run, Mary, run --
Same train --
Sinner, please don't let dis harves' pass --
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child --
Too late --
To see God's bleedin' lam' --
Walk in Jerusalem jus' like John --
Walk, Mary, down de lane --
Walk together children --
Were you there when they crucified my Lord? --
When I fall on my knees --
You go, I'll go wid you --
You mus' hab dat true religion --
'Zekiel saw de wheel.
Other Titles: Book of American Negro spirituals.
Second book of Negro spirituals.
Responsibility: [compiled by] James Welden Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson.

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