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I'm So Glad I Got My Religion In Time4764A18-29/30-1941, , ,

Levels inconsistent; some drop-outs due to poor disc condition.

 

I'll Be Waiting Up There4764A28-29/30-1941, , ,
Oh, Freedom!4764A38-29/30-1941, , ,
Oh, Freedom!4764A38-29/30-1941, , ,
Daniel4764A48-29/30-1941, , ,

Levels inconsistent; some drop-outs due to poor disc condition.

Announcements and collection4764B8-29/30 1941, , , ,

Disc starts with the singing of “I’m So Glad (I Done Got Over).” Upcoming events and collections are announced, including an announcement of Mrs. Lomax’s donation of $2, with applause following.

Rock, Daniel (#1)4765A1, , , , , , , , , , 8-29/30-1941, , ,

Rev. Savage dedicates the performance to Rev. Dr. Lowell [?], pastor of the church. Followed by discussion between Lomax and Rev. Savage about song’s context and meaning. Rev. Savage says he learned the song from his grandmother, who sang it in slavery-times. (Lomax erroneously identifies Savage as Henry Joiner in his notebook.)

Let Me Ride4765B3, , , , , , , , , , 8-29/30-1941, , ,

Rev. Savage introduces himself (he’s visiting from Hollandale, Mississippi.)

Baptism service (part 2)4772B, 8/31/1941, ,

Hymns (including lining hymns) and prayers at a baptismal service. A Rev. Young is referred to.

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I'll Fly Away6604B47-11-1942, ,
At the Cross6616A1, , , , , 7-23-1942,

Individuals listed are those clergy/congregants notated by Lomax.

Recorded at the Mississippi Missionary Baptist Convention at the First African Baptist Church

I'll Fly Away6616B2, , , , , 7-23-1942,

Individuals listed are those clergy/congregants notated by Lomax.

Recorded at the Mississippi Missionary Baptist Convention at the First African Baptist Church

Take My Hand, Precious Lord, Lead Me On6617A2, , , , , 7-23-1942,

Individuals listed are those clergy/congregants notated by Lomax.

Recorded at the Mississippi Missionary Baptist Convention at the First African Baptist Church

Severe speed fluctuation.

Just A Little Talk With Jesus6618A3, , , , , 7-23-1942, ,

Individuals listed are those clergy/congregants notated by Lomax.

Just A Closer Walk With Thee6621A57-23-1942,

Rev. Martin gives his address, and Lomax announces that the song was sung from page two of the National Baptist Song Special, printed by the Goodwill Singers, Nashville.

Crying Holy Unto the Lord (Woe Unto Your Soul)6621A67-23-1942,
Hold the Wind (#1)6621B17-23-1942,
Hold the Wind (#2)6621B27-23-1942,

Followed by discussion of his learning the song, its religious connotations, and its origins.

Shine On Me6625B1, 7-23-1942, ,

Identified as “Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone” on AFS card. Two performances interspersed by discussion of varieties of Watts metered hymns – common, short, fast.

Where I Shall Wear the Golden Crown6633A4, 7-26-1942, , ,
Do Remember Me6633B1, 7-26-1942, ,
I'll Live On / Testimony6633B3, 7-26-1942, ,

Interspersed with an unidentified woman’s testimony.

I'm Pressing On6633B5, 7-26-1942, , ,
Every Hour I'm With You / Testimonies6633B7, , 7-26-1942, ,
With Angels Climbing the Golden Stairs6633B9, 7-26-1942, , ,
I Got A New World In My View6634A1, , 7-26-1942, ,

Identified on card as “I Got A Heaven In My View.”

Severe speed fluctuation.

I Got A Heaven In My View6634A3, 7-26-1942, ,

Severe speed fluctuation.

If You Put Your Trust In Jesus, Everything Will Be All Right6634A4, 7-26-1942, , ,

Severe speed fluctuation.

At the Cross6634B4, 7-26-1942, ,
Yea, Lord (part 1)6634B5, 7-26-1942, ,
Yea, Lord (part 2)6635A1, 7-26-1942, ,
The Blood Has Made Me Whole6635A3, 7-26-1942, , ,

Identified as “The Blood Have Made Me Whole” on AFS card.

Yea, Lord6635B3, 7-26-1942, , Y/
Praise Him6635B4, 7-26-1942, , Y/
I'm Running for My Life6635B5, 7-26-1942, ,

Fragment at top of track is likely a transfer false start.

He Never Said A Mumbling Word6636A2, 7-26-1942, , , ,

Followed by ambience and machine hum.

Y/
Sweeter As the Years Go By6636A3, 7-26-1942, , , ,

Identified as “Peter, As the Years Go By” on AFS card.

Machine hum toward band end.

Heaven's Going to Be My Home6636B1, 7-26-1942, , , ,

Marred by speed fluctuation and machine noise.

Just Like Heaven to Me6636B2, 7-26-1942, , ,

Preceded by a minute of blank disc.

Y/
Running Up the Shiny Way6636B3, 7-26-1942, , , ,
I'm A Soldier In the Army of the Lord6637A1, 7-26-1942, , , ,
I Claim Jesus First of All6637A3, 7-26-1942, , , ,

Identified as “Every Little Talk With Jesus Makes It Right” in AFS catalog.

Y/
Just A Little Talk With Jesus6637A4, 7-26-1942, , , , http://Y (fades out)/
Jesus Is My Everything (part 1)6637B1, 7-26-1942, , , ,
Jesus Is My Everything (part 2)6637B2, 7-26-1942, , , ,
Just A Closer Walk With Thee6637B3, 7-25-1942, ,
Until I Found the Lord6637B4, 7-25-1942, ,
Sending Up My Timber6637B6, 7-25-1942, ,

Partial performance.

Jesus Knows6638B3, 7-25-1942, ,
Precious Lord6639A1, 7-25-1942,
There's A King of Kings Somewhere6640A1, 7-25-1942, ,
A Charge to Keep I Have6640A2, , 7-25-1942,
Interview about Don't Care Where You Bury My Body / Glory, Glory, Hallelujah6642B5, 7-28-1942, ,
If I Be Lifted Up6658A7-24-1942, , ,

Recorded at the Mississippi Missionary Baptist Convention at the First African Baptist Church

Where Could I Go But to the Lord6659A, 7-24-1942, , ,

Identified on AFS card as “Where Shall I Go.”

Every Time I Feel the Spirit6659B17-24-1942, , ,
There's No Hiding Place Down Here6659B27-24-1942, , ,
Wait A Little While6660A2, , , , Y/
Unidentified hymn6660B17-24-1942, , ,
Hallelujah, Amen6660B27-24-1942, , ,
Does Anybody Know My Lord6660B37-24-1942, , ,

 

I Know I've Been Converted6661A1, 7-24-1942, , ,
The Man of Galilee (continued)6661A2, 7-24-1942, , ,

Identified on AFS card by (roughly) first line, “I’m On A Shiny Pathway.”

The Man of Galilee (continued)6661B1, 7-24-1942, , ,

Identified on AFS card by (roughly) first line, “I’m On A Shiny Pathway.”

Jesus Will Be With Me In My Dying Hour6661B27-24-1942, , ,