Slave songs of the Georgia Sea islands / by Lydia Parrish ; Music transcribed by Creighton Churchill and Robert MacGimsey ; Introd. by Olin Downes ; Foreword by Bruce Jackson.

; Churchill, Creighton. Slave songs of the Georgia Sea islands ; MacGimsey, Robert. Slave songs of the Georgia Sea islands
Hatboro, Pa. : Folklore Associates, 1965 [c1942] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
Music Library, Katzen Arts Center
M1670.P236 S6 Available Request
Van Ness stacks
M1670.P236 S6 1965 Available Request
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
WRLC Shared Copy.
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
M1670.P26 S631 1965 Off-site
Other Authors Churchill, Creighton.
MacGimsey, Robert.
Subjects African Americans -- Georgia -- Sea Islands.
African Americans -- Music.
Music -- African Americans.
Spirituals (Songs)
Description xi, xxiii, 256 p. : illus., map, ports. ; 29 cm.
Notes Includes words and music (melodies unaccompanied) of 60 songs.
Reprint of the 1942 ed., with a new foreword.
Bibliography: p. 253-256.
Contents Ring-play, dance, and fiddle songs. Emma you my darlin' -- Go roun' the border Susie -- Sangaree -- It's cold frosty mornin' -- Pretty green shawl -- Four and twenty lawyers -- Shout Josephine shout -- The buzzard lope : a solo dance -- Throw me anywhere -- Gimme him -- Stickit ball a hack -- Ham bone ham bone -- Juba dis an' Juba dat -- Ball the jack -- Fiddle songs : fragments -- Bile dem cabbage down -- Way down in the ole peedee -- Johnny come a long time -- I jing-a-ling.
Religious songs. Church, prayer, and covenant meeting -- Believer I know -- Norah, hist the windah -- That suits me -- Wasn' that a wonder -- I heard the angels singin' -- Can't hide sinner -- John, John -- When I rise cryin' holy -- No hidin' place -- Livin' humble -- Swing low sweet chariot -- When my Lord calls me I must go -- Zion -- My God is a rock in a weary land -- The bell done ring -- An' he never said a mumblin' word -- May be the las' time I don't know -- One-a these days -- Baptism -- Wade in nuh watuh childun -- Sabbath has no end -- Settin'-up -- In that old field -- Jesus gon tuh make up my dyin' bed -- O de robe -- Ride on conquering king -- Aye Lord, time is drawin' nigh -- Nummer me one -- For I ain' goin' t' die no mo' -- Buryin' -- In some lonesome graveyard -- I got to lay in yonder graveyeard.
Work songs. Shanties -- Call me hangin' Johnny -- Knock a man down -- Sandy Anna -- Pay me my money down -- Debt I owe -- Ragged leevy -- Good-bye my Riley o -- Ole Tar River -- Shilo Brown -- This time another year -- Haul away, I'm a rollin' king -- Sundown below -- My soul be at res' -- Anniebelle -- Rice songs -- Do remember -- Peas an' the rice -- Hard time in Ole Virginny -- A.B.A.B.A. -- I gwine t' beat dis rice -- Rowing songs -- Oh when I come to die -- Miscellaneous work songs -- Five fingers in the boll -- Drinkin' of the wine -- When I'm gone to come no mo'.
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