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Robert Pete Williams: Free Again
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performed by Robert Pete Williams, 1914-1980 (Prestige, 1961), 45 mins, 10 page(s)
performed by Robert Pete Williams, 1914-1980 (Prestige, 1961), 45 mins, 10 page(s)
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 39 mins
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Negro Folk Music of Alabama, Vol. 2: Religious Music
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 32 mins

In an attempt to break away from the caricature of black music that was popular in America during the 1950s, Harold Courlander compiled this collection as documentation of black music in Alabama in its purest form. Placed in the context of homilies and prayers this second volume of religious music captures the e...

produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1956), 32 mins
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Deep River: Reflections on the Religious Insight of Certain of the Negro Spirituals
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written by Howard Thurman, 1899-1981 (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1955), 95 page(s)
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Spirituals with Dock Reed and Vera Hall Ward
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1953), 22 mins
Alabama farm worker Dock Reed and his cousin Vera Hall Ward were both recorded by Alan Lomax for the Library of Congress. Dock, by all accounts, was a deeply religious man who never sang secular music, while Vera was known to perform a few of these "sinful" songs.
produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1953), 22 mins
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Negro Folk Music of Alabama, Vol. 5: Spirituals
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1950), 33 mins
produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1950), 33 mins
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My Songs: Aframerican Religious Folk Songs
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written by Roland Hayes, 1887- (Oropesa, Castilla-La Mancha: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1948), 128 page(s)
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written by Howard Thurman, 1899-1981 (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1947), 56 page(s)
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Rolling Along in Song: A Chronological Survey of American Negro Music
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edited by John Rosamond Johnson, 1873-1954 (New York, NY: Viking Press, 1937), 224 page(s)
edited by John Rosamond Johnson, 1873-1954 (New York, NY: Viking Press, 1937), 224 page(s)
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Religious Folk Songs of the Negro as Sung at the Hampton Institute
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edited by R. Nathaniel Dett, 1882-1943 (Hampton, VA: Hampton Institute Press, 1927), 275 page(s)
edited by R. Nathaniel Dett, 1882-1943 (Hampton, VA: Hampton Institute Press, 1927), 275 page(s)
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