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American Negro songs and spirituals : a comprehensive collection of 230 folk songs, religious and secular

John W Work (John Wesley), 1901-1967, writer of foreword.

New York : Bonanza Books 1940

Available at GSU Library Atlanta  Atlanta Library North 4  (ML3556 .W6 )()

  • Title:
    American Negro songs and spirituals : a comprehensive collection of 230 folk songs, religious and secular
  • Author: John W Work (John Wesley), 1901-1967, writer of foreword.
  • Subjects: Songs, English -- United States; African Americans -- Music; Spirituals (Songs); Blues (Music); Work songs; African Americans; Blues (Music); Songs, English; Spirituals (Songs); Work songs; United States; Vocal scores; Spirituals (Songs); Blues (Music); Work songs; Songs; Blues (Music); Music; Songs; Spirituals (Songs); Vocal scores; Work songs
  • Contents: Origins -- The spiritual -- The blues -- Work songs -- Social and miscellaneous -- The songs.
    Ain't I glad I've got out of the wilderness -- Ain't that good news? -- Ain't you glad you got good religion? -- All over this world -- Angels done bowed down -- At the bar of God -- Balm in Gilead -- Before this time another year -- Bet on Stuball -- Be with me -- Bye and bye (2 versions) -- Calvary -- Can't you live humble -- Captain, O Captain -- Captain says hurry -- Come down -- Come here Lord -- Convict song -- Daniel saw the stone -- Death ain't nothin' but a robber -- Death's goin' to lay his hand on me -- Do Lord remember me -- Done made my vow to the Lord -- Don't you let nobody turn you roun' -- Down on me -- Downward road is crowded -- Ev'ry day'll be Sunday -- Ezek'el saw the wheel -- Free at last -- Gift of God -- Give me Jesus -- Give me your hand -- Glory to that newborn King -- God is a God -- Go down 'n the valley and pray -- Go down Moses -- God's goin' to straighten them -- Going home in the chariot -- Going to shout all over God's heav'n -- Goin' keep my skillet greasy -- Gonna leave big rock behind -- Good Lord I done done -- Good morning everybody -- Got a home in that rock -- Go tell it on the mountain -- Got my letter -- Got no money -- Got religion all around the world -- Got to go to judgment -- Great day -- Had to get up this mornin' -- Hallelu -- Hallelujah -- Hammering -- Hammers keep ringing -- Hear me praying -- He is King of Kings -- He never said a mumblin' word -- He's a mighty good leader -- He's got his eyes on you -- Hold the wind -- Holy Bible -- Hot boilin' sun comin' over -- I am the true vine -- I believe this is Jesus -- I couldn't hear nobody pray -- I feel like my time ain't long -- I got a house in Baltimo' -- I have another building -- I heard the preacher of the elder -- I know the Lord's laid his hand on me -- I'll be there -- I'm a-going to do all I can -- I'm agoing to join the band -- I'm going back with Jesus -- I'm goin' to sing -- I'm just a-goin' over there -- I'm so glad -- I'm working on the buildin' -- I must walk my lonesome valley -- Inching along -- I never felt such love in my soul befo' -- In this lan' -- Is there anybody here? -- It's me -- I've done what you told me to do -- I've just come from the fountain -- I want to be ready -- I went down in the valley -- I will pray -- I wish I had died in Egypt land -- I won't stop praying -- Jesus is risen from the dead -- Jesus goin' to make up my dying bed -- Jim Strange killed Lula -- John Henry (2 versions) -- Jubilee -- King Jesus built me a house above -- Lay ten dollars down -- Lead me to the rock -- Let the church roll on -- Let us cheer the weary traveller -- Listen to the angel's shoutin' -- Listen to the lambs -- Little David -- Little talk with Jesus -- Live a humble -- Lord is my shepherd -- Lord I want to be a Christian -- Lord make me more holy -- Lord's been here -- Lullaby -- Mamma Dinah -- Marching up the heavenly road -- March on -- My good Lord's done been here -- My Lord's goin' move this wicked race -- My Lord what a mourning -- My name's written on high -- My sin's been taken away -- My soul's been anchored in the Lord -- Naw I don't -- New born again -- Nobody knows who I am -- No hiding place -- O it's goin' to be a mighty day -- O lamb, beautiful lamb -- Old ark's a movering -- Old Zion's children marchin' along -- Ol' Elder Brown's -- O Lord I'm hungry -- O make me holy -- O Mary don't you weep don't you mourn -- O mother don't you weep -- O my little soul -- Open the window Noah -- O rocks don't fall on me -- O wretched man -- Plenty good room -- Po' Ol' Laz'rus -- Poor me -- Poor mourner's got a home -- Poor sinner -- Pray on -- Railroad Bill -- Religion is a fortune -- Religion that my lord gave me -- Ride on King Jesus -- Rise, shine, for thy light is a-comin' -- Road gang song -- Rockin' Jerusalem -- Rock of ages -- Rocks and the mountains -- Roll, Jordan, roll -- Roll on -- Run, mourner, run -- Screw this cotton -- Seben times -- See the signs of judgment -- Shepherd, shepherd -- Shout for joy -- Show me the way -- Sing a ho that I had the wings of a dove -- Sinner please don't let this harvest pass -- Sit down servant, sit down -- Sittin' down beside o' the lamb -- Somebody's buried in the graveyard -- Somebody's knocking at your door -- Some of these days -- Sometimes I feel like a motherless chile -- Soon a will be done -- Stand the storm -- Steady, Jesus listenin' -- Steal away and pray -- Steal away to Jesus -- Street song -- Study war no more -- Sunday mornin' ban -- Sun mows down -- Swing low -- Tell all the world, John -- Thank God I'm on my way to heaven -- There's a great camp meeting -- There's a meeting here tonight -- There's room enough -- There's something on my mind -- They led my Lord away -- This is a sin-trying world -- This ol' time religion -- Tryin' to cross the Red Sea -- 'Twas on one Sunday morning -- Vendor's call -- Wake me -- Want to go to heaven when I die -- Wasn't that a mighty day -- We are climbing Jacob's ladder -- Were you there? -- We shall walk through the valley -- What shall I do? -- When I'm dead -- When the train comes along -- Where shall I go? -- Wish I's in heaven settin' down -- Witness -- Workin' on the railroad line -- Yo' low down ways -- You'd better min' -- You'd better run -- You hear the lambs a-crying -- You may bury me in the east -- You're my brother, so give me your han'.
    "230 songs; spirituals, blues, work songs, hollers, jubilees, social songs." ;First five chapters comprise the foreword.
  • Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books
  • Creation Date: 1940
  • Physical Description: 1 vocal score (vii, [259] pages) ; 26 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 00850739
  • NZ MMS ID: 9910380515102931
  • IZ MMS ID: 992712923402952

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