Posted by on May 2, 2018

File: 4776A

Audio:

Title: Worship service (testimonials and prayers) / Amen Amen Amen

Subject: Doodlum Brown, Mother Vickson, Sister Johnson, Sister Richardson, Sister Turner, and Wineleg Williams

Recording Date: 8/31/1941

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Genre: religious speech and sacred song

Instrument: clapping, guitar, tamborine, and vocal

City: Lula and Moon Lake

State: Mississippi

Setting: Church of God in Christ and Mohead Plantation

Editor Notes:

Performance of “Amen Amen Amen” is preceded by an introduction of “Mother Vickson” from Shelby, Miss., with both testimonials and prayers before and after. Band is identified simply as “Singing” on AFS card. Personnel listed are those notated by Lomax or heard referred to on the recordings.

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