Georgia Sea Islands [sound recording].
- Additional Titles:
- Subtitle on booklet: Biblical songs and spirituals
- Cambridge, MA : Rounder, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Davis, John
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002
Jones, Bessie, 1902-1984
Rounder Records (Firm)
- Southern journey ; v. 12
Alan Lomax collection
- Moses / John Davis and group -- Adam in the garden / Willis Proctor and group -- Daniel / Willis Proctor and group -- Daniel in the lion's den / Bessie Jones and group -- Little David / Bessie Jones and group -- Eli, you can't stand / Willis Proctor and group -- John / John Davis and group -- Sign of judgment / Henry Morrison and Bessie Jones with group -- One of these days / Willis Proctor and group -- O day / Bessie Jones and group -- Rock in the weary land / Peter Davis and group -- It just suits me / Bessie Jones, Hobart Smith and group -- I'm gonna lay down my life for my Lord / Bessie Jones and group -- Before this time another year / Bessie Jones and group -- O Death / Bessie Jones and group -- Goodbye, everybody / Joe Armstrong and group.
- Remastered from the original analog field recordings produced by Alan Lomax.
Originally released on New World Records, NW278; and Prestige International 25002; some selections previously unreleased.
Includes booklet ( p. : ill.) with lyrics and notes expanded by Anna L. Chairetakis from the original liner notes by Alan Lomax.
Spirituals sung and played by residents of St. Simons Island, Georgia.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Sea Island Singers (residents of St. Simons Island) in various choral groupings ; Bessie Jones, John Davis and Willis Proctor, lead singers.
- Data/Place of Event:
- Recorded 1959-60.
View MARC record | catkey: 1851013