Southern Journey Vol. 12: Georgia Sea Islands - Biblical Songs And Spirituals
CAT # 11661-1712-2
1. Moses 2. Moses, Don't Get Lost 3. Turkle Dove 4. Adam in the Garden 5. Daniel 6. Daniel in the Lion's Den 7. Little David 8. Eli, You Can't Stand 9. John 10. Sign of Judgment 11. One of These Days 12. O Day 13. Rock in the Weary Land 14. It Just Suits Me 15. I'm Gonna Lay Down My Life For My Lord 16. Before this Time Another Year 17. O Death 18. Goodbye, Everybody
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In this reissue of the first published recordings of a rare body of African-American folk music, the fabled Georgia Sea Island singers perform in the African style of their forefathers who lived as independent fishermen and farmers on the offshore islands of the Georgia coast, little touched by European culture. The Southern Journey Series is a voyage of the road and the mind, pioneering the use of stereo recording in the field, Alan Lomax's Southern Journey is a 13-volume series of original recordings evoking the musical world of the rural South and an era before radio, movies and television. The Alan Lomax Collection gathers together the American, European and Caribbean field recordings , world music compilations, and ballad operas of writer, folklorist and ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax. Remastered to 20-bit digital from the original field recordings. Contains six previously unreleased recordings.
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