Sacred Harp phonograph records collection, 1927-1929, undated

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-4166

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/rrhj1


Descriptive Summary

Title: Sacred Harp phonograph records collection, 1927-1929, undated
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 421
Extent: .2 cubic feet (1 box)
Abstract:Consists of phonograph records relating to the Sacred Harp tradition.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 2016

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Sacred Harp phonograph records collection, MSS 421, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Brandon Wason, October 2016.


Collection Description

Historical Note

Sacred Harp is a tradition of religious shape-note singing developed in the Southern States of the United States. This is an artificial collection containing recordings by artists associated with the Sacred Harp tradition.

Biographical Source: Russell, Tony. Country Music Records: A Discography, 1921-1942 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004).

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains five double-sided 78 rpm phonograph records related to the Sacred Harp tradition dating from the mid-to-late 1920s.

Arrangement Note

Arranged alphabetically by artist.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Alabama Sacred Harp Singers. Side A: "Rocky Road" (146091); Side B: "Present Joys" (146092). (Sacred Vocal). Columbia Phonograph Company, 1928.
1 1 Denson Quartet. Sacred Harp Music. Side A: "Georgia" (T. B. McGraw) (DM-500); Side B: "Cheeves" (Oliver Bradfield) (DM-502) Denson Music Publishing Company, undated.
1 1 Denson Quartet. Sacred Harp Music. Side A: "Homeward Bound" (Howard Denson) (DM-502); Side B: "The Good Old Way" (William Walker) (DM-503) Denson Music Publishing Company, undated.
1 1 J. T. Allison's Sacred Harp Singers. Old Time Sacred Singing. Side A: "I'm a Long Time Traveling away from Home" (6255-A); Side B: "I Belong to This Band--Hallelujah" (6255-B) Gennett Records, 1927.
1 1 The Okeh Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers Side A: "Penick" (402359); Side B: "Return Again" (402360). Vocal conducted by W. A. Malone. Okeh, 1929.
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