Audio Recording Go Preach My Gospel

Go Preach My Gospel

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Go Preach My Gospel

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Go Preach My Gospel
Contributor Names
Unidentified singers (Performer)
Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
Williams, Harvey, Deacon (Performer)
Created / Published
near Clemson, South Carolina, June 11, 1939
Subject Headings
-  United States -- South Carolina -- Pickens County -- Clemson
-  Music
-  Songs
-  Hymns
-  Religious songs
Religious songs
-  New Zion Baptist Church congregation
-  Collector's genre note: "lined hymn"
-  Venue: Little Hope School House
-  Performance Note: "Go Preach My Gospel" performed by Deacon Harvey Williams and unidentified singers (vocals) at Little Hope School House, near Clemson, South Carolina, on June 11, 1939.
sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1939/001: AFS 02726a01
Source Collection
John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (AFC 1939/001)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
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John and Ruby Lomax 1939 southern states recording trip (AFC 1939/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Unidentified Singers, John A Lomax, Ruby T Lomax, and Harvey Williams. Go Preach My Gospel. near Clemson, South Carolina, 1939. Audio.

APA citation style:

Unidentified Singers, Lomax, J. A., Lomax, R. T. & Williams, H. (1939) Go Preach My Gospel. near Clemson, South Carolina. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Unidentified Singers, et al. Go Preach My Gospel. near Clemson, South Carolina, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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