Honey in the Rock: The Ruby Pickens Tartt Collection of Religious Folk Songs from Sumter County, Alabama

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Olivia Solomon, Jack Solomon
Mercer University Press, 2002 - Music - 176 pages
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Wouldnt mind dyin if dyin wuz all
72
Rocky chillun
73
Job oh Job
74
Tell me Job
76
Live tergether little chillen
77
Dont you be uneasy
78
Move de member
79
Lyin in de arms uv the Lord
80

God gonna trouble the water
10
Soon as my feet strike Zion wont be trouble no more
11
Seal up your book John
12
Seal up your book John
13
Climin up de hills
14
Goodbye Sammy
15
You got ter move
16
I heard the angels singing
17
Until I found the Lord
18
I stood en rung my hands en cried
19
Codermighty knows I cant stay down here
20
Dis is er mean old world to try to live in a Dis ole world is er mean world b
21
Oh Lord when I die
22
Hear what my Jesus say
23
For my Jesus ever more
24
Borrowed land
25
The bar of judgment
26
Lord wont you come by here
27
Wheel in the middle uv the wheel ab
28
Lord Im goin down in your name
29
I started to make heaven my home
30
Cotton chopping song
31
Gimme Jesus
32
When the love comes twinklelin down
33
Travelin on
34
Set down side uv de lamb
35
Cant hide sinner you cant hide
36
When the train rolls up
37
Some say give me father
38
Making for the promised land
39
Dont you grieve
40
All the friend I had dead en gone
41
Hes coming again so soon
42
Playpary or rock song
43
Aint no stranger here
44
Anyhow
45
De las word I heerd him say
46
Been in de war so long
47
Anywhere anytime
48
Dont let nobody turn you round
49
Fightin fer de city
50
Gods gettin worried wid yo wicked ways
51
How long Jesus?
52
Got Jesus in dat Ian where I am bound
53
He never sed er mumerlin word
54
Hit jes suits me
55
Hit jes suits me
56
Oh John preaching in the wilderness
57
Oh John preachin in the wilderness
58
I aint going to lay my religion down
59
They cannot crown my Lord til I get there
60
Jerdan is so chilly and cold
61
Jerden is so chilly and cold
62
Let dat liar erlone
63
Little black train is comin
64
Rock my soul in de bosom of Abraham
65
Rough rocky road en you most done travelin
66
Stay in de field til de war is ended
67
Time is windin up
68
Traverlin shoes
69
Walk in Jerusalem jes lac John
70
We gonna have a good time bimeby
71
My good Lord done been here
81
Lord trouble so hard
82
Didnt you hear my Lord call?
83
Work on the bulldin for the Lord Lord I feel like I got to go to Jurden Theres sumpin on my mind whuts worryin me
84
Theres sumpin on my mind whuts worryin me
85
I feel like my time aint long
86
The old arks er movin
87
God knows I am the one
88
John saw that number
89
John saw that number
90
Thank God amighty Im free at las
91
Thank God amighty Im free at las
92
I got a home in the rock
93
Nora built the ark
94
Nora built the ark
95
I doan know when ole death gwine call me home
96
Im so glad I got my religion on time
97
Im so glad I got my religion on time
98
All time trouble in my heart
99
Low down chariot and let me ride
100
Low down chariot and let me ride
101
Servant choose yo seat and set down
102
Low down death right easy
103
Everybody ought to love their soul
104
Thanly fer de risin sun
105
De world cant do me no harm
106
Good news
107
I believe Til go back home
108
You jes as well get ready
109
Ankle in Jesus
110
Honey in the rock
111
Down on me
112
Jesus gonna make up my dying bed
113
Jesus gonna make up my dying bed
114
See thy lovin Lord
115
See thy lovin Lord
116
Shepherd shepherd
117
Tall angel at de bar a b
118
Tail angel at de bar a
119
New verses to Job oh Job
120
New verses to Job oh Job
121
Watchaman
122
Hes got his eyes on me
123
Israelites shoutin in the heaven
124
In that land
125
Ananias Ananias
126
Ananias Ananias
127
Lord pray wid de heaven
128
Oh show de weary traveler
129
Lord Im on my way
130
Blow Gable in de army
131
Blow Gable in de army
132
Ef I had my way Id tear de buildin down
133
Ef I had my way Id tear de buildin down
134
Little angels
135
Clear the line before you call
136
Bibliographical Essays
137
General Bibliography For further reading
138
Ruby Pickens Tartt A Bibliography
1974
A Discography of Alabama AfroAmerican Folk Songs
1980
An Index to the Song Texts
2000
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Page 18 - And I took the little book out of the angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in my mouth sweet. as honey: and as soon as I had eaten it, my belly was bitter.
Page 17 - And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood, after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood. And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.

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