American Negro Songs: 230 Folk Songs and Spirituals, Religious and Secular

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.

Title: American Negro Songs: 230 Folk Songs and Spirituals, Religious and Secular

Author: John W. Work

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $12.95

Categories: African American, Life & Times,

Publisher: Dover Publications:

ISBN Number: 0486402711

ISBN Number 13: 9780486402710

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: 272 pages, 6 1/2 x 9 1/4, Dover Publications

Seller ID: 402711

Description: Tracing the African influences of songs sung and played by black Americans at work, in church, and as entertainment, this historical and critical survey discusses the lyric significance of such songs as "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "Steal Away to Jesus," "John Henry," and others. In addition, the words and music for 230 songs appear, including "Study War No More," "Keep Me from Sinking Down," "You May Bury Me in the East," "Rock of Ages," "Go Tell It on the Mountain," and many more. Bibliography. Index of Song Titles.