The Resource Get in union, Bessie Jones with Georgia Sea Island Singers and others, recordings by Alan Lomax 1959-1966, (sound recording)

Get in union, Bessie Jones with Georgia Sea Island Singers and others, recordings by Alan Lomax 1959-1966, (sound recording)

Label
Get in union
Title
Get in union
Statement of responsibility
Bessie Jones with Georgia Sea Island Singers and others, recordings by Alan Lomax 1959-1966
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bessie Jones was one of the most popular performers on the 1960s and '70s folk circuit, appearing, usually at the helm of the Georgia Sea Island Singers, at colleges, festivals, the Poor People's March on Washington, and Jimmy Carter's inauguration.This is a collection of her classic recordings with the Singers, combined with many previously unavailable solo and small-group performances captured by Alan Lomax between 1959 and 1966
Accompanying matter
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1902-1984
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Bessie
Dewey number
782.25/3
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Performed by Bessie Jones and various other performers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1915-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lomax, Alan
  • Sea Island Singers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Folk songs
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • African Americans
  • Folk songs
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • Southern States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Get in union, Bessie Jones with Georgia Sea Island Singers and others, recordings by Alan Lomax 1959-1966, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Notes on container by Anna Lomax Wood and Nathan Salsburg
  • Compact discs
  • Some selections previously unreleased
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sometimes
  • Shoo turkey
  • Adam in the garden
  • Daniel in the lion's den
  • Little David, play on your harp
  • You got to reap just what you sow
  • Just a little talk with Jesus
  • O Mary don't you weep
  • Throw me overboard
  • Going to Chattanooga
  • Disc 1.
  • See Aunt Dinah
  • John Henry
  • Sink 'em low
  • Diamond Joe
  • Live humble
  • Get in union
  • Elephant fair
  • Uncle Ned
  • That suits me --
  • Sheep sheep don't you know the road
  • You better mind
  • Plumb the line
  • O day (Yonder come day)
  • Moses don't get lost
  • Blow Gabriel
  • Got to lie down (How shall I rise)
  • Beulah Land
  • Let me fly
  • Walk Daniel
  • I'm gonna lay down my life for my Lord
  • Way down yonder in the brickyard
  • Bob Young's song and whoop
  • Read 'em, John
  • Before this time another year
  • Once there was no sun (I)
  • There was an old lady from Brewster
  • Disc 2.
  • Little Johnny Brown
  • Prodigal son
  • Take me to the water
  • Drinking that wine
  • Once there was no sun (II)
  • One morning jonessoon
  • Buzzard lope
  • One of these days (I)
  • One of these days (II)
  • No hiding place down here
  • O death
  • Dead and gone
  • Prayer
  • Sign of the judgement
  • This train is a clean train
  • Turkle dove
Control code
ocn891622286
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 00856225005074
  • 856225005074
Other physical details
digital :
Publisher number
TSQ5074
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)891622286
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Get in union, Bessie Jones with Georgia Sea Island Singers and others, recordings by Alan Lomax 1959-1966, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Notes on container by Anna Lomax Wood and Nathan Salsburg
  • Compact discs
  • Some selections previously unreleased
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sometimes
  • Shoo turkey
  • Adam in the garden
  • Daniel in the lion's den
  • Little David, play on your harp
  • You got to reap just what you sow
  • Just a little talk with Jesus
  • O Mary don't you weep
  • Throw me overboard
  • Going to Chattanooga
  • Disc 1.
  • See Aunt Dinah
  • John Henry
  • Sink 'em low
  • Diamond Joe
  • Live humble
  • Get in union
  • Elephant fair
  • Uncle Ned
  • That suits me --
  • Sheep sheep don't you know the road
  • You better mind
  • Plumb the line
  • O day (Yonder come day)
  • Moses don't get lost
  • Blow Gabriel
  • Got to lie down (How shall I rise)
  • Beulah Land
  • Let me fly
  • Walk Daniel
  • I'm gonna lay down my life for my Lord
  • Way down yonder in the brickyard
  • Bob Young's song and whoop
  • Read 'em, John
  • Before this time another year
  • Once there was no sun (I)
  • There was an old lady from Brewster
  • Disc 2.
  • Little Johnny Brown
  • Prodigal son
  • Take me to the water
  • Drinking that wine
  • Once there was no sun (II)
  • One morning jonessoon
  • Buzzard lope
  • One of these days (I)
  • One of these days (II)
  • No hiding place down here
  • O death
  • Dead and gone
  • Prayer
  • Sign of the judgement
  • This train is a clean train
  • Turkle dove
Control code
ocn891622286
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 00856225005074
  • 856225005074
Other physical details
digital :
Publisher number
TSQ5074
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)891622286
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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