Various Artists

Various Artists: Negro Alabama 1: Secular / Various

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Product Type: CD
Artist: Various Artists

Title: Negro Alabama 1: Secular / Various
Label: Folkways Records

In an attempt to break away from the caricature of black music that was popular in America during the 1950s, Harold Courlander compiled this collection as documentation of black music in Alabama in it's purest form. This first volume of secular music highlights some of the different manifestations of black music during that time including the virtuosic harmonica playing of Joe Brown, the left-handed guitar playing of Willie Smith, and the popular ring games of school children.

1.1 Mama Don't Tear My Clothes
1.2 Southern Pacific
1.3 Black Woman
1.4 Kansas City Blues
1.5 Salty Dog Blues
1.6 I'm Goin' Up North
1.7 Little Sally Walker
1.8 See See Rider
1.9 Mama's Goin' to Buy Him a Little Lap Dog
1.10 Soon As My Back's Turned
1.11 She Done Got Ugly
1.12 Now Your Man Done Gone
1.13 Field Calls
1.14 Father's Field Call
1.15 Children's Call
1.16 Greeting Call
1.17 Complaint Call
1.18 Brer Rabbit and the Alligators

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