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American Negro Songs: 230 Folk Songs (98 Edition)by John W. Work
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This historical and critical survey discusses the lyric significance of such songs as Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Steal Away to Jesus, and others. In addition, the words and music for 230 songs appear, including You May Bury Me in the East, Rock of Ages, Go Tell It on the Mountain, and many more.
Authoritative study traces the African influences and lyric significance of such songs as Swing Low, Sweet Chariot and John Henry, and gives words and music for 230 songs. Bibliography. Index of Song Titles.
This historical and critical survey discusses the lyric significance of such songs as "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "Steal Away to Jesus," and others. In addition, the words and music for 230 songs appear, including "You May Bury Me in the East," "Rock of Ages," "Go Tell It on the Mountain," and many more.
Table of Contents
2. The Spiritual
3. The Blues
4. Work Songs
5. Social and Miscellaneous
6. The Songs
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