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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
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1940, ©1926.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : English
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Genre/Form: Music
Document Type: Musical Score
Music Type: Songs; Folk music
All Authors / Contributors: James Weldon Johnson; J Rosamond Johnson
OCLC Number: 80118666
Notes: For voice and piano.
A reissue of the volumes originally 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 (2 volumes in 1) ; 26 cm
Contents: Go down Moses --
Heav'n Boun Soldier --
Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico --
We am clim'in Jacob's ladder --
Didn't old Pharoah 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' 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 -comin' ovah Yondah --
Roll Jordan, Roll --
De blin' man stood on de road an' cried --
Calvary --
Steal away to Jesus --
Gwine up --
I'm troubled in mind --
O, Gambler, Get off of your knees --
My lord's a -writin' all de time --
Git on board, little chillen. Gwinter sing all slong de way --
Who'll be a witness for my lord --
Keep a-inchin' along --
Where shall I be whn de firs' Trumpet soun' --
Peter, Go ring them bells --
Nobody knows the trouble I see --
Ev'ry time I fee 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 --
Geve 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 burns down --
Hallelujah --
Crucifixion --
Until I reach a ma home --
I donw done what ya' tol' me to do --
You may bury me in de eas --
You got a right --
Weary Traveler.
Other Titles: Book of American Negro spirituals.
Second book of Negro spirituals.
Responsibility: [compiled by] James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson.

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