093074003121

Been In The Storm So Long: A Collection Of Spirituals, Folk Tales And Children's Games From Johns Island, Sc

Various Artists

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Format: CD

Cat No: SFW40031

Release Date:  01 March 1990

Label:  Smithsonian Folkways

Packaging Type:  Jewel Case

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  093074003121

Genres:  Folk  

  • Description

    An extraordinary sound portrait of one of the oldest African American communities in the western world. Collectors Guy and Candie Carawan's document of Johns Island, South Carolina reveals a community full of music and life. "Virtuoso performances of the song and shout congregational traditional singing." —National Museum of American History

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Remember Me - Moving Star Hall Singers
      • 2. See God's Ark A-Moving - Moving Star Hall Singers
      • 3. Ask The Watchman How Long - Moving Star Hall Singers
      • 4. Meet Me In Galilee - Moving Star Hall Singers
      • 5. Talking 'Bout A Good Time - Benjamin Bligen
      • 6. That's All Right - Laura Rivers
      • 7. Jesus Knows All About My Trouble - Moving Star Hall congregation
      • 8. Esau Jenkins Talking - Esau Jenkins
      • 9. Lay Down Body - Bertha Smith
      • 10. Welcome Table & Prayer - Alice Wine
      • 11. Ezekial In The Valley - James Mackey
      • 12. Been In The Storm So Long - Mary Pickney
      • 13. Jack And Mary And The Three Dogs - Janie Hunter
      • 14. You Got To Move - Janie Hunter
      • 15. Moon Light In Glory - Ruth Bligen
      • 16. Mary Rolled The Stone Away - Janie Hunter
      • 17. Ezekial In The Valley - Janie Hunter
      • 18. Down On Me - Mary Pinckney, Janie Hunter
      • 19. Reborn Again - Benjamin Bligen
      • 20. Row Michael Row - Been In The Storm So Long
      • 21. Johnny Cuckoo - Janie Hunter
      • 22. Old Lady From Booster - Been In The Storm So Long
      • 23. Shoo Turkey - Been In The Storm So Long
      • 24. Mr. Postman Die - Been In The Storm So Long
      • 25. Water My Flowers - Been In The Storm So Long
      • 26. Rabbit And Partridge - Janie Hunter
      • 27. Improvised Blues - Janie Hunter, Mary Pinckney
      • 28. Jack & Mary And The Devil - Janie Hunter