• I'm Going to Georgia

    Field Recordings. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc (1 minute, 58 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A turpentine worker's song. The singer, born in Southton County, North Carolina, first heard this song sung in Seville, Georgia in 1889. The sound quality of this recording is extremely poor. It has been included online because the melody line can still be identified. Performance ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, Phillip H. - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert - Thomas, Phillip H. (P. H.) - Thomas, P. H.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • I Know I Got Religion

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Not possible to positively identify this group as the Golden Gate Quartet Golden Jubilee Quartet, unaccompanied vocals (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Golden Jubilee Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • I'm Going to Georgia

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (6 minutes, 32 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | A turpentine worker's song. Cull Stacey, a 56-year-old turpentine worker born in Rockingham, North Carolina, describes the song and the turpentine industry but does not sing. The sound quality of this recording is poor. Performance Note: "I'm Going to Georgia" (spoken) performed by ...

    • Contributor: Stacey, Cull - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Cook, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • I'm Going to Georgia Introduction

    Field Recordings. Interviews. Spoken Word. sound recording | 1 sound disc (2 minutes, 20 seconds) : analog ; 12 in. | The singer, born in Southton County, North Carolina, first heard this song sung in Seville, Georgia in 1889. Performance Note: "I'm Going to Georgia Introduction" (spoken) performed by Phillip H. (P. H.) Thomas at Turpentine Camp, Cross City, Florida, on August 1, 1939. ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, Phillip H. - Kennedy, Stetson - Cook, Robert Harrison - Stacey, Cull - Cook, Robert - Thomas, Phillip H. (P. H.) - Thomas, P. H.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-08-01
  • I'm a Pilgrim

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Middle Georgia Four, with lead by J. W. Walker, second tenor (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group) - Smith, C. E. - Bell, Charlie O. - Walker, J. W. - Purnell, H. P.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Twenty-Fifth of December

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Spirituals (Songs). Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Middle Georgia Four; lead vocal performed by J. W. Walker, second tenor (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group) - Walker, J. W. - Purnell, H. P. - Bell, Charlie O. - Smith, C. E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Now What a Time

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music.. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | New York, Georgia Singers, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - New York, Georgia, Singers
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Bottle Up and Go

    Field Recordings. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Buster Ezell, vocals, guitar, with harmonica (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - Work, John W. (John Wesley)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Milk Cow Blues

    Field Recordings. Music. Blues (Music). Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Gus Gibson [?], vocals; Will Chastain [?], guitar. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Gibson, Gus - Chastain, Will
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Roosevelt and Hitler

    Field Recordings. Ballads. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Buster Ezell is featured in photographs on page 4, 6, and 7 of the Fort Valley State College publication, The Peachite. The lyrics for his ballad, "Roosevelt and Hitler: Buster Ezell's War-time Song, or, Strange things Are Happenin' in the Land," appear on page five. The Peachite ...

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • My Soul Couldn't Rest Contented

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The Choir of Oak Grove Missionary Church (Baptist) is from Peach County, Georgia. Choir of Oak Grove Missionary Church, female lead vocalist (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir - Work, John W. (John Wesley)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1942
  • We Are Americans, Praise the Lord

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Bertha Houston and congregation, unaccompanied vocals (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Houston, Bertha - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • Obey Your Ration Law

    Field Recordings. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Buster Ezell, vocals, guitar. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • I Got My Ticket

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Traveller Home Singers - Turner, Alma - Turner, Monroe - Monch, Matthew - Turner, Oscar - Ford, Osa - Ford, T. J.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Tear Tokyo Down

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music.. Spirituals (Songs). Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | This is a topical version of "Samson" / "If I Had My Way" praising General Douglas MacArthur. Deacon Sam Jackson, vocals. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • If I Had My Way

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Spirituals (Songs). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The Choir of Oak Grove Missionary Church (Baptist) is from Peach County, Georgia. Venue: Fort Valley State College. Deacon Sam Jackson and Choir of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, unaccompanied vocals (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - Jones, Lewis Wade - James, Willis - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • New Orleans minstrels (No.27)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in. | "At a Georgia Camp Meeting" (Mills), "All I Want is My Black Baby Back" (Daly), "On Emancipation Day" (Cook). (Content). Mx: 35280-A -1 Issued in early 1913 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Mills - Cook, Will Marion - Victor Minstrel Company with Orchestra - Daly
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Southern Rag [test]

    Field Recordings. Ragtime Music. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Buster Ezell, vocals, guitar (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • [I Know My Time Ain't Long]

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Title supplied from last phrase of song Unidentified vocal quartet, possibly Heavenly Gate Quartet (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Unidentified Vocal Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Lord, I Walked

    Field Recordings. Music. Gospel Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Venue: Fort Valley State College. Middle Georgia Four, lead performed by J. W. Walker, second tenor. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Jones, Lewis Wade - Middle Georgia Four (Musical Group) - Bell, Charlie O. - Walker, J. W. - Purnell, H. P. - Smith, C. E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • What a Time

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Not possible to positively identify this group as the Golden Gate Quartet Golden Jubilee Quartet, unaccompanied vocals (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: James, Willis - Golden Jubilee Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943
  • I Know I Got Religion

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The Choir of Oak Grove Missionary Church (Baptist) is from Peach County, Georgia. Deacon Sam Jackson and the Choir of the Oak Grove Missionary Church, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Deacon Sam - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir - Work, John W. (John Wesley)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1942
  • I Could Tell You the Time

    Field Recordings. Music. Hymns. Religious Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Collector's genre note: "white church song" Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. James A. Friddle Performer referred to elsewhere as Mrs. W. W. Matthews Performer referred to elsewhere as Jessie Santell Performer referred to elsewhere as Maggie Timms Venue: Georgia-Carolina Singing Festival Performance Note: "I Could ...

    • Contributor: Sentell, Jessie - Timmins, Maggie - Friddle, Jane A. - Matthews, Nettie - Carolina Ladies Quartet (Greenville, S.C.) - Lomax, John Avery - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Carolina Ladies' Quartet of Greenville, South Carolina - Matthews, Mrs. W.W. - Friddle, Mrs. Jane A. - Sentell, Miss Jessie - Timmins, Mrs. Maggie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939-06-11
  • John the Revelator

    Field Recordings. Gospel Music. Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Spiritual Four Quartet, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Spiritual Four Quartet - Parker, Cleve - Bond, James - Gaines, Elwood - Bond, Edward
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1941
  • Let's Go Fight!

    Field Recordings. Blues (Music). Music. Songs. sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Buster Ezell, vocals, guitar. (Performers). In English. (Language). Also included in "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 (Exhibitions). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Ezell, Buster - James, Willis
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1943