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Black American Religious Music from Southeast Georgia
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produced by Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, fl. 1983 (Folkways Records, 1983), 40 mins
produced by Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, fl. 1983 (Folkways Records, 1983), 40 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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(Folkways Records, 1959), 42 mins
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Classic Sounds of New Orleans from Smithsonian Folkways
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produced by Dr. Robert H. Cataliotti (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 1 hour 15 mins, 26 page(s)

From street parades to nightclubs, from church houses to dance halls, music is key to New Orleans' uniqueness. Drawn from the Smithsonian Folkways repository of classic New Orleans sounds, this collection treats us to the city's many musical veins, including jazz, blues, rhythm and blues, gospel, spirituals, and...

produced by Dr. Robert H. Cataliotti (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2010), 1 hour 15 mins, 26 page(s)
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Climbing High Mountains
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produced by Henry Hines, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1974), 34 mins

In 1964, five Missippians living in Grand Rapids, Mich., started a southern gospel group called Juanita Johnson and the Gospel Tones. During the years that followed, the group gained considerable success, touring high schools and auditoriums throughout the United States and sharing stages with the Sons of Dixie a...

produced by Henry Hines, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1974), 34 mins
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If I Had My Way: Early Home Recordings
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 7 mins
When young John Cohen went to the home of Reverend Gary Davis in early 1953, Cohen could not have known the importance of the recordings he made. These historic recordings of the Reverend predate his seminal albums and feature Davis singing with his wife and another preacher, a rarity among Davis recordings. The...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 7 mins
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Are You Ready for Christmas?
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produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1979), 46 mins
produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1979), 46 mins
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produced by David A. Jasen, 1937- (Folkways Records, 1975), 43 mins
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Favorite Gospel Songs
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produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1957), 52 mins
By presenting hymnal standards like "Amazing Grace" alongside newly-composed religious pieces performed on the radio, this album demonstrates that the sacred song tradition is a vital and dynamic part of Southern music. Harry and Jeanie West bring their Appalachian musical roots to each rendition.
produced by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1927-1995 (Folkways Records, 1957), 52 mins
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