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Meet Me In Jerusalem6608B27-19-1942,

Followed by discussion of song.

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When I Lay My Burden Down6608B37-19-1942,

Followed by discussion of song and text.

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Sweet Lamb of God6609A17-19-1942, ,

Followed by discussion of song.

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Preacher Let Your Heart Catch On Fire6609A27-19-1942, ,

Followed by discussion of song and having the Holy Ghost in his heart.

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In New Jerusalem6609A37-19-1942, , sacred-songharmonica percussion vocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
In New Jerusalem6609A47-19-1942, , sacred-songharmonica percussion vocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Traveling On6609A57-19-1942, , sacred-songharmonica percussion vocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Buzzard Eats the Rabbit6609B17-19-1942, joke storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
The Hawk and the Buzzard6609B27-19-1942, joke storyvocalclarksdalecoahomamississippi
Sitting On Top of the World6609B37-19-1942, ,

Preceded with questions from Lewis Jones about the secular songs in his repertoire (those he performs while busking), and followed by commentary on Blind Sid Hemphill, from whom he learned the song, and how to find him. Lomax and Jones would visit him several days later.

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Minglewood Blues6609B47-19-1942, , ,

Erroneously identified on AFS card as “Manuwat Blues.”

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Near the Cross6612B4, 7-20-1942

“Bemford’s” surname is not given, nor are the fourth and fifth members of the group. Johnson is identified as the “President of the Quartet [sic].”

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Tossed and Driven6612B5, , , , 7-20-1942I'm Trying to Make Heaven My Home; I've Heard of a City Called Heaven

“Bemford’s” surname is not given, nor are the fourth and fifth members of the group. Johnson is identified as the “President of the Quartet [sic].”

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There's No Grave Can Hold My Body Down6613A1, , , , 7-20-1942

Followed by plea for upright conduct. “Bemford’s” surname is not given, nor are the fourth and fifth members of the group. Johnson is identified as the “President of the Quartet [sic].”

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Speech6613A27-20-1942

Johnson makes a plea for brotherhood and upright conduct.

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Get Away, Jordan6613A3, 7-20-1942Wasn't That A Mighty Day

“Bemford’s” surname is not given, nor are the fourth and fifth members of the group. Johnson is identified as the “President of the Quartet [sic].”

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I Thank the Lord I'm In His Care6613A5, , , , 7-20-1942In My Savior's Care

“Bemford’s” surname is not given, nor are the fourth and fifth members of the group. Johnson is identified as the “President of the Quartet [sic].” Followed by largely indecipherable discussion off mic.

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