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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, 1947.
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Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: James Weldon Johnson; J Rosamond Johnson; Lawrence Brown
OCLC Number: 9677899
Notes: A re-issue 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: 2 volumes in 1. 26 cm
Contents: Book of American Negro spirituals. 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 --
Lit'le 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 --
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 --
Get 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 sound'? --
Peter, go ring dem bells --
Nobody knows de trouble I see (rare version) --
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 in de eas' --
You got a right --
Weary traveler. Second book of Negro spirituals. De ol' ark's a-moverin' an' I'm goin' home --
My Lord says he's gwineter rain down fire --
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child --
Nobody knows de trouble I see (familiar version) --
My soul's been anchored in de Lord --
In dat great gittin' up mornin' --
You go, I'll go wid you --
I want to die easy when I die --
Sinner, please don't let dis harves' pass --
Religion is a fortune I really do believe --
Great day --
Walk in Jerusalem jus' like John --
Same train --
When I fall on my knees (wid my face to de risin' sun) --
Rise up shepherd an' foller --
Do don't touch-a my garment, Good Lord, I'm gwine home --
Lord, I want to be a Christian in-a my heart --
A little talk wid Jesus makes it right --
Po' mourner's got a home at las' --
Mary an' Martha jes' gone 'long (to ring dem charmin' bells) --
God's a-gwineter trouble de water --
Gimme yo' han' --
I want God's heab'n to be mine --
I heard de preachin' of de word o' God --
Death's gwineter lay his cold icy hands on me (familiar version) --
Death's gwineter lay his cold icy hands on me (rare version) --
You mus' hab dat true religion --
Too late (or Done carry de key an' gone home) --
Oh, yes! oh yes! wait 'til I git on my robe --
Death come to my house he didn't stay long --
Run, Mary, run (I know de udder worl' is not like dis) --
Chilly water --
Rise, mourner, rise --
De angel roll de stone away --
Gwineter ride up in de chariot soon-a in de mornin' --
Mary had a baby, yes, Lord --
I'm gwine up to heab'n anyhow --
De angels in heab'n gwineter write my name --
All I do, de church keep a-grumblin' --
Oh, my good Lord, show me de way --
Were you there when they crucified my Lord? --
Can't you live humble? --
Mos' done toilin' here --
Jubalee (or What is de matter wid de mourners) --
'Zekiel saw de wheel --
Walk, Mary, down de lane --
My ship is on de ocean --
To see God's bleedin' Lam --
Members, don't git weary --
I thank God I'm free at last --
De ol' sheep done know de road (de young lam's mus' fin' de way) --
Daniel saw de stone --
I know de Lord's laid his hands on me --
Oh, hear me prayin' (Lord, feed my lam's) --
Look-a how dey done my Lord --
Dere's a han'writin' on de wall --
I feel like my time ain't long --
Come here, Lord! --
Hol' de win' don't let it blow --
Walk together children --
Humble yo'self de bell done ring.
Other Titles: Spirituals
Responsibility: [by] James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson.

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