Rich Amerson - Negro Folk Music of Alabama, Vol. 4: Rich Amerson flac mp3
4: Rich Amerson- 1 is FE 4471. Introduction, notes, song lyrics, and biographical information for Rich Amerson (8 p. : il. inserted in container. Recorded by Harold Courlander. Rich Amerson, vocals ; Earthy Anne Coleman, vocals. These recordings were made in central and western Alabama in January and February, 1950. 101. Animals in church. 103. Israelites shouting. 104. Didn't you hear. 105. When you feel like moaning.
4: Rich Amerson - 2 "American folklorist Harold Courlander compiled this series (Negro Folk Music of Alabama) from the recordings he made in rural Alabama in 1950. The album is an attempt to counter the stereotypes of black music that were popular in America during the middle of the 20th century. This fourth volume, album 2, presents traditional spirituals and newer gospel songs (plus one story), often displaying the traditional call-and-response singing pattern. Although Rich Amerson takes the lead, his sister, Earthy Anne Coleman, is consistently present in a supporting role.
American folklorist Harold Courlander compiled this series in an attempt to break the caricature of black music that was popular in America during the 1950s. Many aspects of the distinct musical styles presented can be traced back to their roots in traditional African music, including the use of handclapping, responsive singing, and falsetto voice. This third volume presents a glimpse into the prophetic mind of Rich Amerson, a rural blues and folk musician, who tells stories of ethics and the old South, Earth and animals, the sermons of nature and human emotions as they have the.