American Negro songs : 230 folk songs and spirituals, religious and secular / [compiled by] John W. Work

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Subjects: African Americans--Music
Spirituals (Songs)
Folk songs, English--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Printed music -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Mineola, NY : Dover Publications, 1998
LC Classification: M
Alternate Title(s): American Negro songs and spirituals.
Additional Authors: Compiler : Work, John W. (John Wesley), 1901-1967
Notes: ISBN: 0486402711 :$9.95
Originally published: American Negro songs and spirituals. New York : Crown Publishers, 1940. With new index
Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-256)
Contents: Ain't I Glad I've Got Out Of The Wilderness -- Ain't That Good News -- Ain't You Glad You Got Good Religion -- All Over This World -- Angels Done Bowed Down -- At The Bar Of God -- Balm In Gilead -- Before This Time Another Year -- Bet On Stuball -- Be With Me -- Bye and Bye -- Calvary -- Can't You Live Humble -- Captain, O Captain -- Captain Says Hurry -- Come Down -- Come Here Lord -- Convict Song -- Daniel Saw The Stone -- Death Ain't Nothin' But A Robber -- Death's Goin' To Lay His Hand On Me -- Do Lord Remember Me -- Done Made My Vow To The Lord -- Don't You let nobody Turn You Roun' -- Down On Me -- Downward Road Is Crowded -- Ev'ry Day'll Be Sunday -- Ezek'el Saw The Wheel -- Free At Last -- Gift Of God -- Give Me Jesus -- Give Me Your Hand -- Glory To That Newborn King -- God is a God -- Go Down 'n the Valley and Pray -- Go Down Moses -- God's Goin' To Straighten Them -- Going Home In The Chariot -- Going To Shout All Over God's Heav'n --Goin' Keep My Skillet Greasy -- Gonna Leave Big Rock Behind -- Good Lord I Done Done -- Good Morning Everybody -- Got A Home In That Rock -- Go Tell It On The Mountain -- Got My Letter -- Got No Money -- Got Religion All Around The World -- Got To Go To Judgment -- Great Day -- Had To Get Up This Mornin' -- Hallelu -- Hallelujah -- Hammering -- Hammers Keep Ringing -- Hear Me Praying -- He Is King Of Kings -- He Never Said A Mumblin' Word -- He's A Mighty Good Leader -- He's Got His Eyes On You -- Hold The Wind -- Holy Bible -- Hot Boilin' Sun Comin' Over -- I Am The True Vine -- I Believe This Is Jesus -- I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray -- I Feel Like My Time Ain't Long -- I Got A House in Baltimo' -- I Have Another Building -- I Heard The Preacher [i.e. Preaching] Of The Elder -- I Know The Lord's Laid His Hands On Me -- I'll Be There -- I'm A-Going To Do All I Can -- I'm Agoing To Join The Band -- I'm Going Back With Jesus -- I'm Going To Sing -- I'm Just A-Goin' Over There -- I'm So Glad -- I'm Working On The Buildin' -- I Must Walk My Lonesome Valley -- Inching Along -- I Never Felt Such Love In My Soul Befo' -- In This Lan' -- Is There Anybody Here? -- It's Me -- I've Done What You Told Me To Do -- I've Just Come From The Fountain -- I Want To Be Ready -- I Went Down In The Valley -- I Will Pray -- I Wish I Had Died in Egypt Land -- I Won't Stop Praying -- Jesus Is Risen From The Dead -- Jesus Goin' To Make Up My Dying Bed -- Jim Strange Killed Lula -- John Henry -- Jubilee -- King Jesus Built Me A House Above -- Lay Ten Dollars Down -- Lead me to the Rock -- Let the Church Roll on -- Let us Cheer the Weary Traveller -- Listen to the Angels Shoutin' -- Listen to the Lambs -- Little David -- Little Talk with Jesus -- Live a Humble -- Lord is my Shepherd -- Lord I want to be a Christian -- Lord Make me More Holy -- Lord's Been Here -- Lullaby -- Mamma Dinah -- Marching up the Heavenly Road -- March on -- My Good Lord's done Been Here -- My Lord's Goin' Move this Wicked Race -- My Lord what a Mourning -- My Name's written on High -- My Sin's Been Taken Away -- My Soul's been Anchored in the Lord -- Naw I Don't -- New Born Again -- Nobody Knows who I am -- No Hiding Place -- O it's Goin' to be a Mighty Day -- O Lamb, Beautiful Lamb -- Old Ark's a Movering -- Old Zion's Children Marchin' Along -- Ol' Elder Brown's -- O Lord I'm Hungry -- O Make Me Holy -- O Mary, Don't you Weep, Don't You Mourn -- O Mother, Don't you Weep -- O My Little Soul -- Open the Window, Noah -- O Rocks, Don't fall on me -- O Wretched Man -- Plenty Good Room -- Po' Ol Laz'rus -- Poor Me -- Poor Mourner's Got a Home -- Poor Sinner -- Pray on -- Railroad Bill -- Religion is a Fortune -- Religion that My Lord Gave Me -- Ride on King Jesus -- Rise, Shine, for thy Light is A-Comin' -- Road Gang Song -- Rockin' Jerusalem -- Rock of Ages -- Rocks and the Mountains -- Roll, Jordan, Roll -- Roll On -- Run, Mourner, Run -- Screw this Cotton -- Seben Times -- See the Signs of Judgement -- Shepherd, Shepherd -- Shout for Joy -- Show me the Way -- Sing a Ho that I had the Wings of a Dove -- Sinner Please don't Let this Harvest Pass -- Sit Down Servant, Sit Down -- Sittin' Down Beside O' the Lamb -- Somebody's Buried in the Graveyard -- Somebody's Knocking at Your Door -- Some of These Days -- Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Chile -- Soon A Will be Done -- Stand the Storm -- Steady, Jesus Listenin' -- Steal Away and Pray -- Steal Away to Jesus -- Street Song -- Study War no More -- Sunday Mornin' Ban -- Sun Mows Down -- Swing Low -- Tell all the World, John -- Thank God I'm on my Way to Heaven -- There's a Great Camp Meeting -- There's a Meeting Here Tonight -- There's Room Enough -- There's Something on my Mind -- They Led my Lord Away -- This is a Sin-Trying World -- This Ol' Time Religion -- Tryin' to Cross the Red Sea -- Tryin' to get Home -- 'Twas on one Sunday Morning -- Vendor's Call -- Wake Me -- Want to go to Heaven When I Die -- Wasn't that a Mighty Day -- We are Climbing Jacob's Ladder -- Were you There? -- We shall walk through the valley -- What Shall I do? -- When I'm Dead -- When the Train Comes Along -- Where Shall I go? -- Wish I's in Heaven Settin' Down -- Witness -- Workin' on the Railroad Line -- Yo' Low Down Ways -- You'd better Min' -- You'd Better Run -- You Hear the Lambs A-Crying -- You May Bury Me in the East -- You're My Brother, So Give Me Your Han'
Partial contents: Origins -- The spiritual -- The blues -- Work songs -- Social and miscellaneous -- The songs
Physical Description: 1 close score (259 p.) ; 26 cm
OCLC Number: 40168589
ISBN/ISSN: 0486402711

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