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The Resource Blues, prayer, work, and trouble songs, Roosevelt Charles, (sound recording)

Blues, prayer, work, and trouble songs, Roosevelt Charles, (sound recording)

Label
Blues, prayer, work, and trouble songs
Title
Blues, prayer, work, and trouble songs
Statement of responsibility
Roosevelt Charles
Creator
Performer
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
Cataloging source
LSL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1919-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Charles, Roosevelt
Date time place
Recorded November 1960 at Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, LA
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Sung by Roosevelt Charles ; assisted by Otis Wheeler
Series statement
Vanguard recordings for the connoisseur
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues (Music)
  • Folk songs, English
Label
Blues, prayer, work, and trouble songs, Roosevelt Charles, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Blues and folk songs
  • Program notes and selected lyrics on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mean trouble blues (2:45) -- Mule blues (4:49) -- Uncle Bud (2:07) -- Meeting at the old camp ground (1:55) -- The boll weevil and the bale weevil (3:05) -- Pick 'em up higher (3:38) -- I'm a gamblin man (3:17) -- Jonah and the whale (3:05) -- Greenback dollar blues (3:24) -- Wasn't I lucky (3:39) -- Cane choppin' (3:31) -- That ole ship o' Zion (4:29) -- Jesus is a-listenin' (2:19) -- It's gettin late (3:31) -- Freight train blues (2:55) -- Keep yo' lamp trimmed an' burnin' (2:18)
Control code
10433035
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Lccn
r 64001806
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
VRS 9136
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Blues, prayer, work, and trouble songs, Roosevelt Charles, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Blues and folk songs
  • Program notes and selected lyrics on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mean trouble blues (2:45) -- Mule blues (4:49) -- Uncle Bud (2:07) -- Meeting at the old camp ground (1:55) -- The boll weevil and the bale weevil (3:05) -- Pick 'em up higher (3:38) -- I'm a gamblin man (3:17) -- Jonah and the whale (3:05) -- Greenback dollar blues (3:24) -- Wasn't I lucky (3:39) -- Cane choppin' (3:31) -- That ole ship o' Zion (4:29) -- Jesus is a-listenin' (2:19) -- It's gettin late (3:31) -- Freight train blues (2:55) -- Keep yo' lamp trimmed an' burnin' (2:18)
Control code
10433035
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Lccn
r 64001806
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
VRS 9136
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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