Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Jackson, Deacon Sam
Jackson, Sam (Deacon)
James, Willis
James, Willis Laurence
Dates 1943
Location Fort Valley
Georgia
Southern States
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Blues
Ethnography
Field Recordings
Gospel Music
Music
Songs
Songs and Music
Sound
Southern States
Spirituals (Songs)
Topical Songs
United States
War Songs
World War
Title
Tear Tokyo Down
Contributor Names
Jackson, Deacon Sam (performer)
James, Willis, 1900-1966 (collector)
Created / Published
Fort Valley, Georgia, 1943 (June-July).
Subject Headings
-  African Americans -- Southern States -- Music
-  Topical songs
-  World War, 1939-1945 -- Songs and music
-  War songs -- United States
-  United States -- Georgia -- Fort Valley -- place of recording
Genre
Field recordings
Music
Gospel music.
Spirituals (Songs)
Songs
Notes
-  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)
Form
sound recording
sound disc
Extent
1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in.
Repository
AFC 1944/003: AFS 07051b01 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.afc.afcftv.7051b1/mets.xml
Access Condition
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