Sacred Harp phonograph records collection, 1927-1929, undated
Pitts Theology Library
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Atlanta, GA 30322
Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/rrhj1
Table of Contents
|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.|
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[after identification of item(s)], Sacred Harp phonograph records collection, MSS 421, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.
Processed by Brandon Wason, October 2016.
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.
Arranged alphabetically by artist.
- Bradfield, Oliver, composer
- Denson, Howard, composer
- Malone, W. A., conductor
- McGraw, T. B., composer
- Walker, William, 1809-1875, composer
- Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
- Denson Quartet
- J. T. Allison's Sacred Harp Singers
- The Okeh Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers
- Church music -- Southern States
- Folk music -- United States
- Folk songs, English -- Southern States
- Hymns, English -- Southern States
- Shape-note singing -- Southern States
|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.|