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Music of the Bahamas. Vol. 2 [sound recording] : anthems, work songs and ballads / recorded and edited by Samuel B. Charters

Catalog Data

Charters, Samuel Barclay 1929-2015  Search this
Roberts, John  Search this
Brown, H.  Search this
Wallace, Charles  Search this
Nemo, Alfred  Search this
McQueen, Frederick  Search this
St. Stephens Anglican Church (Bahamas)  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Afro-Caribbean  Search this
Bahamians  Search this
Phonograph records
Program notes by Samuel Charters and song lyrics (8 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Re-issued in a compilation by Smithsonian Folkways as SFW40066 in 1992.
Recorded in Andros, Bahamas in August, 1958.
Track information:
101. Dig My Grave Both Long and Narrow / John Roberts, H. Brown, Charles Wallace
102. Depend on Me / John Roberts, H. Brown, Charles Wallace
103. Take Your Burden To the Lord and Leave It There / John Roberts, H. Brown, Charles Wallace
104. Service / Alfred Nemo, St. Stephens Anglican Church
105. Wake
106. Jesus Will Be Your Friend / Frederick McQueen
107. A Great Day is Coming / Frederick McQueen
201. Long Summer Days / Frederick McQueen
202. Young Gal, Swing Your Tail / John Roberts
203. Pytoria (Run, Come See Jerusalem) / John Roberts, H. Brown, C. Wallace
204. Curry Camp Burned Down / Frederick McQueen
205. Cecil Gone in the Time of Storm / Frederick McQueen
Publisher number:
FS 3845 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:
World music  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Local number:
FLP 70906
Folkways 3845
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections