Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit: 101 Best-loved Psalms, Gospel Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the African-American Church

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Henry Holt and Company, 1997 - Music - 370 pages
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A history of more than two hundred years of gospel hymns, psalms, songs of unity, and spiritual ballads, features lyrics and music for 101 songs, including "Amazing Grace," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," and other beautiful melodies that are a part of the African-American tradition. 50,000 first printing.

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Stories to read and music to play in 1 book!

User Review  - Cowgirlgus - Christianbook.com

Enjoy stories, then play the songs....in one book. Great amount of facts and trivia is revealed about the heritage of this rich and unforgettable music that stirs the soul! Read full review

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These are the songs my mother love to sing and to hear in her life here on earth. You see she was borned in rural Mississpps. The seventh child to a share cropper. Jim Crow was deep. No free high school plus she was needed in the cotton field.... but through songs, prayer, faith in God after marrage ... she move to Los Angeles, Calif. She did day work for the rich to help her to take of her children. Songs she could feel and taste like your book she was able to guide her children
to attend school and college. Always honest a hard worker. After her children were adults with a degree or two she went to night school completed high school, nursing training, learned to drive a
car and a job with LA County at General hospital. Truely, I want Jesus to walk with me, was at the top of list of her songs ..... this book could have been write for her.....she died september 29, 2011, age 93.
Thank you for such a great book
 

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