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Rolling along in song; a chronological survey of American Negro music,

Author: J Rosamond Johnson
Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1937.
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Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond), 1873-1954.
Rolling along in song.
New York, Viking Press, 1937
(OCoLC)678900054
Document Type: Musical Score
Music Type: Folk music; Blues
All Authors / Contributors: J Rosamond Johnson
OCLC Number: 1022810
Description: 224 pages 26 cm
Contents: Sit down, sister, sit down --
Oh, I want two wings --
See can't you jump for joy --
I been in de storm, so long --
Dese bones am gwineter rise again --
I mourned in de valley --
Hush, somebody callin' my name --
Get right, stay right --
De angels lookin' at me --
King Jesus is a-lis'enin' --
I'm lookin' for my Jesus or Can't stay away --
Oh, rock-a my soul --
O Mary, don't you weep, don't you mourn --
Run, to my Lord --
De church bell tollin', ding, dong --
Many thousan' gone --
When I'm dead, don't you grieve after me --
I'm trampin' or Tryin' to make heab'n my home --
Go down in de lonesome valley --
Somebody got lost in de storm --
Han' me down yo' silvah trumpet, Gabriel --
Now let me fly --
Peter on de sea, sea, sea, sea --
Call dat religion? No, no no --
no, no, no! --
Oh, you bettah mind! --
Run to de city of refuge --
Who built the ark? --
A hund'ed lit'l angels in the ban' --
Go, tell it on de mountain --
I jes' come from de fountain --
I'll be ready when de great day come --
Hallelujah to de lam' --
The old cabin home --
Rosa Lee --
Darling Nelly Gray --
Listen to the mockin' bird --
Carry me back to old Virginny --
My old Kentucky home --
Old folks at home or Way down upon de Swanee River --
In the evenin' by the moonlight --
Take yo' time, Miss Lucy --
Monkey married the baboon's sister --
Ring, ring de banjo --
Turkey in the straw --
Shoo, fly, don't bother me! --
Chicken reel --
I been workin' on de levee --
Carve dat 'possum --
Jump Jim Crow --
Oh, dem golden slippers! --
A-way down south in Dixie --
Oh, Susanna! --
Short'nin' bread --
De camptown races --
Po' boy --
Yonder comes the high sheriff --
Bird in a cage --
Been in de pen so long --
Seven long years in state prison --
The midnight special --
He's a-choppin' in de new groun' --
John Henry --
Casey Jones --
Drivin' steel or Hammer man song --
Don't let yo' watch run down --
Florida cakewalk --
Watermelons --
Sweet oranges --
Chimney sweeper --
Blueberries --
The broom man --
My baby's in Memphis, layin' aroun' --
Stagolee --
Stagolee done kill de bully --
Honey, take one on me --
Satisfied --
Them lonesome moanin' blues --
Gwine down dat lonesome road --
Water me from de lime rock --
Workin' on de chain gang --
One mo' mile to go --
Rainbow roun' my shoulder --
You gotta bus' dis rock --
Back to de jail --
Dis am de hammer --
excerpt from Porgy and Bess / Gershwin --
Li'l gal.
Responsibility: with eighty-seven arrangements of Negro songs, including ring shouts, spirituals, work songs, plantation ballads, chain-gang, jail-house, and minstrel songs, street cries, and blues, edited and arranged by J. Rosamond Johnson.

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