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Complete Folkways Recordings, 1958 [sound recording]

Catalog Data

Spence, Joseph 1910-1984  Search this
Liner notes:
Charters, Samuel Barclay 1929-2015  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Afro-Caribbean  Search this
Bahamians  Search this
Compact disc
Andros (Bahamas)
20th century
Performed by Joseph Spence, guitar and vocal.
Descriptive notes by Sam Charters (8 pgs.) in container.
Recorded and edited by Sam Charters.
Recorded in Fresh Creek Settlement, Andros, Bahamas, July 23, 1958.
Issued previously as Folkways FS 3844 (1959) with selections from Folkways FS 3847 (1964).
Track information:
101. Coming In On a Wing and a Prayer / Joseph Spence. Guitar. Bahamas,Caribbean
102. There Will Be a Happy Meeting in Glory / Joseph Spence. Guitar. Bahamas,Caribbean
103. Brownskin Gal / Joseph Spence. Guitar. Bahamas,Caribbean
104. I'm Going To Live That Life / Joseph Spence. Guitar. Bahamas,Caribbean
105. Face to Face That I Shall Know Him / Joseph Spence. Guitar. Bahamas,Caribbean
106. Jump in the Line / Joseph Spence. Guitar. Bahamas,Caribbean
107. Bimini Gal / Joseph Spence. Guitar. Caribbean-Bahamas,Caribbean
108. The Lord is My Sheperd / Joseph Spence. Guitar. Caribbean-Bahamas,Caribbean
109. Glory, Glory When I Lay My Burden Down / Joseph Spence. Guitar. Caribbean-Bahamas,Caribbean
Publisher number:
SFW 40066 Smithsonian Folkways
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
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Guitar  Search this
Local number:
Smithsonian Folkways 40066
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections