Audio Recording Negro blues and hollers

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Title
Negro blues and hollers
Contributor Names
Stearns, Marshall Winslow, compiler.
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002, recordist.
Work, John W. (John Wesley), 1901-1967, recordist.
Jones, Lewis Wade, 1910-1979, recordist.
House, Son, performer.
Edwards, Honeyboy, performer.
Martin, Fiddlin' Joe, 1900-1975, performer.
Fisk University, sponsor.
Archive of Folk Song (U.S.), sponsor.
Library of Congress. Recording Laboratory.
Created / Published
Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, 2015.
[Washington, D.C.]: Library of Congress, Recording Laboratory AFS L59, 1962.
Contents
Camp hollers / Son House, Willie Brown, Fiddlin' Joe Martin -- Cornfield hollers / sung by Charley Berry -- I'm a soldier in the army of the Lord / sung by the congregation of Silent Grove Baptist Church, Clarksdale, Mississippi with trombone and guitar -- I'm gonna lift up a standard for my King / sung by the congregation of the Church of God in Christ, Lula, Mississippi -- Worried life blues / sung by David Edwards with guitar -- Ragged and dirty / sung by William Brown with guitar -- Special rider blues / sung and played by Son House with guitar -- Depot blues / sung and played by Son House with guitar -- Mississippi blues / sung by William Brown with guitar -- Four o'clock flower blues / sung and played by Willie Blackwell and William Brown with guitar -- East St. Louis blues / sung by William Brown with guitar -- Low down, dirty dog blues / sung and played by Son House with guitar.
Subject Headings
-  Blues (Music)--1931-1940--Mississippi--Delta (Region)
-  Blues (Music)--1941-1950--Mississippi--Delta (Region)
-  African Americans--Mississippi--Delta (Region)--Music
-  African Americans--Arkansas--Music
Genre
Blues (Music)
Gospel music
Songs
Field hollers
Field recordings
Notes
-  Sung by various musicians, principally with guitar accompaniment, including Son House, Willie Brown, Fiddlin' Joe Martin, Charley Berry, William Blackwell, William Brown, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Silent Grove Baptist Church congregation, Church of God in Christ congregation.
-  Recorded originally in Clarksdale, Lula, and Robinsonville, Mississippi and at Sadie Beck's Plantation, Arkansas, 1941-1942 by Alan Lomax, John W. Work, and Lewis Jones for a study jointly sponsored by the Library of Congress and Fisk University of Nashville, Tennessee.
-  Descriptive notes by the editor and texts (17 p.).
-  Description from audio disc recording, analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in. first issued on LP in 1962.
-  Digital preservation master recorded from original master analog tape by the Library of Congress Recording Laboratory in 2015.
-  Original master for audio disc production for reissue of AFS L59: NEGRO BLUES AND HOLLERS (MASTER TAPE) 2 sound tape reels : analog, 15 ips, full track, mono. ; 10 in. RAA 27153, RAA 27154. MAVIS title no.: 162692-4; 162692-5-1; 162692-5-2
Medium
2 sound files : digital, WAV (44.1 Khz)
Repository
Library of Congress Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, DC USA 20540-4610 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.home
Library of Congress Control Number
2016655241
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Description
Sung by various musicians, principally with guitar accompaniment, including Son House, Willie Brown, Fiddlin' Joe Martin, Charley Berry, William Blackwell, William Brown, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Silent Grove Baptist Church congregation, Church of God in Christ congregation. Recorded originally in Clarksdale, Lula, and Robinsonville, Mississippi and at Sadie Beck's Plantation, Arkansas, 1941-1942 by Alan Lomax, John W. Work, and Lewis Jones for a study jointly sponsored by the Library of Congress and Fisk University of Nashville, Tennessee. Descriptive notes by the editor and texts (17 p.). Description from audio disc recording, analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in. first issued on LP in 1962. Digital preservation master recorded from original master analog tape by the Library of Congress Recording Laboratory in 2015. Original master for audio disc production for reissue of AFS L59: NEGRO BLUES AND HOLLERS (MASTER TAPE) 2 sound tape reels : analog, 15 ips, full track, mono. ; 10 in. RAA 27153, RAA 27154. MAVIS title no.: 162692-4; 162692-5-1; 162692-5-2
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Chicago citation style:

Lomax, Alan, Recordist, John W Work, Lewis Wade Jones, Sponsor Fisk University, U.S Archive Of Folk Song, and Library Of Congress. Recording Laboratory. Negro Blues and Hollers. [Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, . Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Recording Laboratory AFS L59, 1962, 2015] Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655241/.

APA citation style:

Lomax, A., Work, J. W., Jones, L. W., Fisk University, S., Archive Of Folk Song, U. S. & Library Of Congress. Recording Laboratory. (2015) Negro Blues and Hollers. [Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, . Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Recording Laboratory AFS L59, 1962] [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016655241/.

MLA citation style:

Lomax, Alan, Recordist, et al. Negro Blues and Hollers. [Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, . Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Recording Laboratory AFS L59, 1962, 2015] Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016655241/>.