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|Listen Now||Title||File Number||Subjects||Recording Date||Alt Title||Genres||Instruments||Cities||Counties||State||Setting||Editor Note||Technical Note||Online Resources|
|My Mind Done Changed (#1)||6640B1||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||guitar, vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Followed by discussion of where he learned song and its meaning.
Two minutes of blank disc precede performance.
|Katy, I Got To Go (To Judgment)||6640B2||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||guitar, vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Followed by discussion of song, sung at old-time Baptist prayer meetings.
|Rock, Daniel (#1)||6640B3||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Followed by discussion of shouting.
|Rock, Daniel (#2)||6641A1||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||guitar, vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Preceded by empty disc and brief announcement of Robertson’s age (75). This performance is not listed in the AFS catalog, which identifies the following song as 6641A1.
|Run, Sinner, Run||6641A2||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||guitar, vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
|There'll Be Preaching Tonight (On the Old Campground)||6641A3||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||guitar, vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
|Outshine the Sun||6641A4||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||Beulah Land||sacred song, shout||guitar, vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
|On the Other Side of Jordan||6641A5||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||guitar, vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Sound is severely intermittent.
|The Chariot Jubilee||6641A6||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
|The Band In Gideon||6641A7||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Followed by discussion of song’s origins and setting, and shouts.
|Hallelujah!||6641A8||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Title is that given by Robertson following song. Refrain: “When the war shall be ended / I’m a soldier of the cross.”
|Keep Inching Along||6641A9||Alec Robertson, Unidentified man||7-28-1942||sacred song, shout||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
|Tell Me How Long Has the Train Been Gone||6641B1||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Followed by discussion of song and its composition (by Robertson).
|Discussion of coon songs||6641B2||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||spoken||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
A separate band on the disc, although not identified as one in AFS cards. Brief discussion of his coon-song repertoire and Lomax’s explanation that the discs aren’t being created for broadcast but for study.
|Make Cindy Behave Herself||6641B3||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||coon song||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Identified as “Cindy” on AFS card (and likely by Robertson). [See Lomax’s 1959 recording of Sid Hemphill’s “Make Lula Behave Herself” for an ancillary.]
|Discussion of square dance tunes and calls||6641B4||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||spoken||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
|That's What's the Matter With the Church Today||6642A1||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song||guitar, vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
|Clear the Line Before You Call||6642A2||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song||guitar, vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
|My Mind Done Changed (#2)||6642A3||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||sacred song||guitar, vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
|Discussion of getting religion; sinful habits; playing music, gambling, and fights at dances.||6642A4||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||spoken||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Robertson recounts his sinful behavior before “finding holiness,” and playing music with his band at the house at the Hill plantation. Discussion of differences between white and black dances; gambling, fights, and music at both. Trouble (“shooting spree”) he got into in St. Louis.
|Hard Time in Blue Eagle Jail||6642B1||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||lyric song||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Robertson said this was “made up on the railroad.”
|John Henry||6642B2||Alec Robertson||7-28-1942||lyric song||vocal||Clarksdale||Coahoma||Mississippi|
Lomax asks for other railroad songs; Robertson recites a fragment of John Henry and hums the melody.