Posted by on May 2, 2018

File: 4766A1


Title: Samson

Subject: Annie Anderson, Caroline Joiner, Charlie Drakes, Fannie Jackson, Henry Joiner, Hester Jones, James Clark, Joycie Stith, Louise Smith, Rev. C.H Savage, and Tom Jones

Recording Date: 8-29/30-1941

Alternative Title: If I Had My Way, I'd Tear the Building Down

Genre: sacred song, shout, and spiritual

Instrument: vocal

City: Friars Point

State: Mississippi

Setting: King and Anderson Plantation and Mount Ararat Missionary Baptist Church

Editor Notes:

Identified as “Samson” on AFS card. Personnel listed are those notated by Lomax; not all of them can be confirmed to perform on this band.

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