Voices Incorporated* ‎– Roots: An Anthology Of Negro Music In America

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Columbia ‎– CL 2393
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A1a Children Go Where I Send Thee
Arranged By – Frederic Martin (5), Jo Jackson
4:56
A1b I Wanna Be Ready
Arranged By – Frederic Martin (5)Soprano Vocals, Soloist – Melba Smith
A2 Ride The Chariot
Soprano Vocals, Soloist – Melba Smith
1:01
A3a Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Vocals – Benny Carter (19)
5:01
A3b Bayeza
Arranged By – Benny Carter (19)
A3c Collection of Field Hollers, Field Cries, Work Songs
Arranged By – Benny Carter (19)
A4 Ain't That Good News
Arranged By – William L. Dawson*
1:01
A5a I Been In The Storm So Long
Arranged By – Jo JacksonSoprano Vocals, Soloist – Berniece Hall
4:55
A5b I Wanna Die Easy, When I Die
A5c No More Weepin' And Awailin'
B1 Where Shall I Be (excerpt from Judgment Day)
Text By – James Weldon JohnsonVoice Actor, Performer [Preacher] – Garrett Saunders
5:57
B2a Street Cries
Arranged By – Benny Carter (19)
2:35
B2b Children's Rhythm Games
B3a Jelly Jelly
Vocals – Garrett Saunders
3:33
B3b Early Mornin' Blues
Arranged By – Jo JacksonVocals – Berniece Hall
B4a I Turn To Jesus and I'm So Glad
Arranged By – Brooks Alexander, Inez KerrBaritone Vocals, Soloist – Garrett SaundersSoprano Vocals, Soloist – Berniece HallTenor Vocals, Soloist – James Wright*
3:06
B5 Naked Foot
Written-By, Arranged By – Neal Tate
3:01
B6 Thinkin'
Adapted By, Vocals, Arranged By – Melba SmithArranged By – David RubinsonWritten-By – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
3:01

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A3c includes the following songs: 1) Well Well Well, So I Can Die Easy; 2) Ohh Hee; 3) Had To Get Up This Mornin' Soon; 4) Lookah Yondah; 5) Pick This Cotton; 6) Jump Down Turn Around, Pick a Bale of Cotton; and 7) Lord, Do I Wonder, Will That Sun Go Down Again?

B2a includes: 1) Rags and Bones; 2) Brooms and Sweepers; 3) Watermelons; 4) Strawberries; 5) Oranges; and 6) Blueberries
B2b includes: 1) Hambone; and 2) Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A - label): XLP 110752
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B - label): XLP 110753
  • Rights Society: BMI

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