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Musical Recordings: Negro Spirituals and Gospel Music

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Community Museum
Scope and Contents
Recording of negro spirituals and gospel music including Were You There (When They Crucified My Lord), Deep River, King Jesus (Will Roll All Burdens Away), Praising Jesus Ever More, Every Time I Feel the Spirit, Gonna Ride Up In the Chariot, and Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen. Singers include Odetta and Robert J. Bradley. Recording of Must Be Born Again by Reverend J. M. Gates; multiple recordings of the slave song containing "What ship is that you're enlisted upon? O glory hallelujah! 'Tis the old ship of Zion, hallelujah!"; and a recording of Certainly Lord.
Music. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003511-1: music from 000000-001401 and 003256-013733 [also on recording: News Program: March on Washington]. AV003511-1: undated. AV003302: dated 19870929.
Date
circa 1980s
Extent
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Music
Topic
African Americans
Music
Spirituals (Songs)
Sacred music
Gospel music
Work songs
Place
United States
Culture
African American
Citation
Musical Recordings: Negro Spirituals and Gospel Music, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV003511-1
Local Numbers
ACMA AV003302
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