Thanks to the unknown composers of these Spirituals. Thanks also to all those who are quoted in this post and all those who are featured in these YouTube examples. Thanks also to the publishers of these examples on YouTube. Labels: African American spirituals , Nina Simone. No comments:. Newer Post Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments Atom.
Get Along Little Dogies Good Old Bowling Green Miner's Life On My Journey On Top Of Old Smokey Poor Liza Rally Round The Flag Sinner Man State Of Arkansas Study War No More The Keeper Train Time True Religion The lead vocal was by folk singer Will Holt , who shared the credit for writing the song with Baxter. However, the song clearly bears a close resemblance, in both melody and lyrics, to "On the Judgement Day", which was recorded by gospel group The Sensational Nightingales in and released the following year on the Peacock label.
Carawan wrote that he had learned the song in from Bob Gibson. Simone learned the lyrics of this English song in her childhood when it was used at revival meetings by her mother, a Methodist minister, to help people confess their sins. In the early days of her career during the early sixties, when she was heavily involved in the Greenwich Village scene, Simone often used the long piece to end her live performances.
An earlier version of the song exists, recorded live at The Village Gate , but was not used on the Colpix album Nina at the Village Gate. It was added as a bonus track to the CD release.
Example: "Emeryville, CA". Email address: optional. Review Guidelines Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product. Do you like the artist? Is the transcription accurate? Is it a good teaching tool? Consider writing about your experience and musical tastes. Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Do you usually like this style of music? Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn't.
Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds.
You gotta check out. They were the first Australian popular music group to achieve major chart and sales success in the United Kingdom and the United States.
They were popular during the s with their best-known configuration as: Judith Durham on vocals, piano and tambourine; Athol Guy on double bass and vocals; Keith Potger on twelve-string guitar, banjo and vocals; and Bruce Woodley on guitar, mandolin, banjo and vocals. Forgot your password? Retrieve it. Get promoted. Powered by OnRad. Think you know music?Oh, sinner man, where you gonna run to? Oh, sinner man, where you gonna run to? Oh, sinner man, where you gonna run to? All along the day You run to the sea, the sea was a'boiling.