Various ‎– Deep River Of Song - Mississippi Saints & Sinners - From Before The Blues And Gospel

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1 Big Charlie Butler It's Better To Be Born Lucky
Vocals – Big Charlie Butler
1:28
2 Lucious Curtis & Willie Ford (2) Stagolee
Guitar – Willie Ford (2)Guitar, Vocals – Lucious Curtis
1:41
3 Thomas "Jaybird" Jones Walking Billy
Piano, Voice – Thomas "Jaybird" JonesVoice – Alan Lomax
4:08
4 Joe Shores Mississippi Sounding Calls
Vocals, Voice – Joe ShoresVoice – Herbert Halpert
2:52
5 Jim Henry Come Here, Dog, And Get Your Bone
Vocals – Jim HenryVoice – John A. Lomax
2:24
6 Sid Hemphill Emmaline, Take Your Time
Panpipes [Quills], Vocals – Sid HemphillVoice – Alan Lomax
2:18
7 Sid Hemphill, Alec Askew, Lucius Smith & Will Head Hog Hunt
Banjo – Lucius SmithBass Drum – Will HeadFiddle, Vocals – Sid HemphillGuitar – Alec Askew
4:42
8 Will Starks The Fox Hunter's Song
Vocals – Will Starks
2:48
9 Lucious Curtis & Willie Ford (2) Times Is Getting Hard
Guitar – Willie Ford (2)Guitar, Vocals – Lucious Curtis
3:45
10 Big Charlie Butler Diamond Joe
Vocals – Big Charlie Butler
2:15
11 Crap Eye One Morning At The Break Of Day (Wake Up Song)
Vocals, Percussion – Crap Eye
1:55
12 Jim Henry & Jeff Webster Workin' On The Levee, Sleepin' On De Ground
Vocals – Jim HenryVoice – Jeff Webster
1:37
13 Joe Miller (4) & Jim Henry Lord, I'm In Trouble
Vocals – Jim Henry, Joe Miller (4)
2:33
14 Dobie Red Stewball
Lead Vocals – Dobie RedVocals – Unknown Artist
5:15
15 Dobie Red Rosie
Lead Vocals – Dobie RedVocals – Unknown Artist
2:45
16 Frank Evans (2) French Blues
Guitar, Vocals – Frank Evans (2)
2:13
17 Reverend C.H. Savage Rock Daniel
Lead Vocals – Reverend C.H. SavageVocals – Annie Anderson, Caroline Joiner, Charlie Drakes, Fannie Jackson, Henry Joiner, Hester Jones, James Clark (5), Joycie Stith, Louise Smith, Tom Jones (8)
2:31
18 Reverend C.H. Savage Interview
Voice – Alan Lomax, Reverend C.H. Savage
3:08
19 Henry Joiner & Annie Anderson Hallelu, Hallelu
Lead Vocals – Annie Anderson, Henry JoinerVocals – Caroline Joiner, Charlie Drakes, Fannie Jackson, Hester Jones, James Clark (5), Joycie Stith, Louise Smith, Tom Jones (8)
2:26
20 Reverend C.H. Savage I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray
Lead Vocals – Reverend C.H. SavageVocals – Annie Anderson, Caroline Joiner, Charlie Drakes, Fannie Jackson, Henry Joiner, Hester Jones, James Clark (5), Joycie Stith, Louise Smith, Tom Jones (8)
1:05
21 Henry Joiner Conversion Experience
Voice – Henry Joiner
4:33
22 Reverend C.H. Savage Let Me Ride
Lead Vocals – Reverend C.H. SavageVocals – Annie Anderson, Caroline Joiner, Charlie Drakes, Fannie Jackson, Henry Joiner, Hester Jones, James Clark (5), Joycie Stith, Louise Smith, Tom Jones (8)
3:50
23 Deacon Tom Jones* & Reverend C.H. Savage If I Had My Way, I'd Tear The Building Down
Lead Vocals – Reverend C.H. Savage, Deacon Tom Jones*Vocals – Annie Anderson, Caroline Joiner, Charlie Drakes, Fannie Jackson, Henry Joiner, Hester Jones, James Clark (5), Joycie Stith, Louise Smith
4:10
24 Deacon Tom Jones* & Reverend C.H. Savage Little David
Lead Vocals – Reverend C.H. Savage, Deacon Tom Jones*Vocals – Annie Anderson, Caroline Joiner, Charlie Drakes, Fannie Jackson, Henry Joiner, Hester Jones, James Clark (5), Joycie Stith, Louise Smith
3:28
25 Reverend C.H. Savage Calvary
Lead Vocals – Reverend C.H. SavageVocals – Annie Anderson, Caroline Joiner, Charlie Drakes, Fannie Jackson, Henry Joiner, Hester Jones, James Clark (5), Joycie Stith, Louise Smith, Tom Jones (8)
3:26

Credits

Notes

Track 1 rec. 24/5/1939 Parchman Penitentiary, MS.
Tracks 2, 9 rec. 19/10/1940 Natchez, MS.
Track 3 rec. 26/7/1942 Clarksdale, MS.
Track 4 rec. 2/6/1939 Coloured High School, Greenville, MS.
Track 5 rec. 15/4/1939 Parchman Penitentiary, MS.
Tracks 6, 7 rec. 15/8/1942 Sledge, MS.
Track 8 rec. 9/8/1942 Clarksdale, MS.
Tracks 10, 12 rec. 8/3/1937 Parchman Penitentiary,MS.
Track 11 rec. 9 or 10/8/1933 Parchman Penitentiary, MS.
Track 13 rec. 15/4/1936 Parchman Penitentiary, MS.
Tracks 14, 15 rec. 17/4/1936 Parchman Penitentiary, MS.
Track 16 rec. 13/4/1936 Parchman Penitentiary, MS.
Tracks 17 to 25 rec. 30/8/1941 Mt. Ararat Missionary Baptist Church, Kind & Anderson Plantation, Coahoma County, MS.

Disc transfers at Recording Laboratory, Library of Congress.
Mastered at Master Cutting Room, NYC.

Ⓟ & © 1999 Rounder Records Corp.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 11661-1824-2 4
  • Matrix / Runout: 116 661 8242 01%
  • ASIN: B00000JMD3

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