Deep River of Song: Louisiana: Catch That Train and Testify!

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Annotation

Songs are in varieties of Louisiana Creole, Cajun French and English.

Annotation last modified on 2016-04-10 07:30 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Hallelujah (Lamb on the Altar)
recorded in:
Jennings, Louisiana, United States (in 1934-06)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-06) and Alan Lomax (in 1934-06)
vocals:
Joe "Washington" Brown (in 1934-06), Sampson Brown (in 1934-06) and Austin Coleman (in 1934-06)
Joe "Washington" Brown, Sampson Brown & Austin Coleman1:56
2New Calvary
recorded in:
Jennings, Louisiana, United States (in 1934-06)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-06) and Alan Lomax (in 1934-06)
vocals:
Joe "Washington" Brown (in 1934-06), Sampson Brown (in 1934-06) and Austin Coleman (in 1934-06)
Joe "Washington" Brown, Sampson Brown & Austin Coleman1:17
3Lord, Lord, Shorty
recorded in:
Jennings, Louisiana, United States (in 1934-06)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-06) and Alan Lomax (in 1934-06)
vocals:
Joe "Washington" Brown (in 1934-06), Sampson Brown (in 1934-06) and Austin Coleman (in 1934-06)
Joe "Washington" Brown, Sampson Brown & Austin Coleman2:04
4Good Lord
recorded in:
Jennings, Louisiana, United States (in 1934-06)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-06) and Alan Lomax (in 1934-06)
vocals:
Joe "Washington" Brown (in 1934-06), Sampson Brown (in 1934-06) and Austin Coleman (in 1934-06)
Joe "Washington" Brown, Sampson Brown & Austin Coleman4:33
5Catch That Train
recorded in:
New Iberia, Louisiana, United States (on 1934-06-22)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1934-06-22) and Alan Lomax (on 1934-06-22)
vocals:
Sam Ballard (on 1934-06-22)
Sam Ballard2:05
6Big Leg Ida
recorded in:
New Iberia, Louisiana, United States (on 1934-06-22)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1934-06-22) and Alan Lomax (on 1934-06-22)
percussion [steel tamping]:
Sam Ballard (on 1934-06-22)
vocals:
Sam Ballard (on 1934-06-22)
Sam Ballard3:59
7Julie Montgomery
recorded in:
Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States (in 1934-07)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-07) and Alan Lomax (in 1934-07)
percussion [steel tamping]:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (in 1934-07)
vocals:
unidentified male section group (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (in 1934-07)
Unidentified male section group1:07
8Bye-Bye, bonsoir, mes parents
recorded in:
Jennings, Louisiana, United States (on 1934-08-02)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1934-08-02) and Alan Lomax (on 1934-08-02)
harmonica:
Paul Junius Malveaux (on 1934-08-02)
vocals:
Ernest Lafitte (on 1934-08-02)
Paul Junius Malveaux & Ernest Lafitte1:26
9J'ai fait tout le tour du pays
recorded in:
Jennings, Louisiana, United States (in 1934-06)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-06) and Alan Lomax (in 1934-06)
washboard:
Jimmy Peters (in 1934-06)
vocals:
Jimmy Peters (in 1934-06) and ring dance singers (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (in 1934-06)
Jimmy Peters and Ring Dance Singers1:50
10Là-bas chez Moreau
recorded in:
Jennings, Louisiana, United States (on 1934-08-01)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1934-08-01) and Alan Lomax (on 1934-08-01)
vocals:
Cleveland Benoit (on 1934-08-01) and Darby Hicks (African-American singer recored by Library of Congress in 1934 in Jennings, LA) (on 1934-08-01)
Cleveland Benoit & Darby Hicks4:25
11Je veux me marier
recorded in:
Jennings, Louisiana, United States (in 1934-06)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-06) and Alan Lomax (in 1934-06)
spoons and washboard:
Jimmy Peters (in 1934-06)
vocals:
Jimmy Peters (in 1934-06) and ring dance singers (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (in 1934-06)
Jimmy Peters and Ring Dance Singers1:41
12Moi malheureux
recorded in:
St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, United States (in 1934-06)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-06) and Alan Lomax (in 1934-06)
vocals:
Joe Massie (in 1934-06)
Joe Massie1:31
13Si li, lé bat
recorded in:
St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, United States (in 1934-06)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-06) and Alan Lomax (in 1934-06)
vocals:
Joe Massie (in 1934-06)
Joe Massie1:21
14Bonsoir, petit monde
recorded in:
Jennings, Louisiana, United States (on 1934-08-02)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1934-08-02) and Alan Lomax (on 1934-08-02)
harmonica:
Paul Junius Malveaux (on 1934-08-02)
vocals:
Ernest Lafitte (on 1934-08-02)
Paul Junius Malveaux & Ernest Lafitte2:24
15Zyedeco pas salé
recorded in:
Houston, Texas, United States (in 1980)
recording engineer and producer:
Paul Yeager (in 1980)
accordion:
Anderson Moss (in 1980)
membranophone:
Fred Milburn (in 1980)
washboard [steel washboard]:
Edward Ducrest (in 1980)
vocals:
Anderson Moss (in 1980)
Anderson Moss, Edward Ducrest & Fred Milburn2:18
16Allons à Lafayette
recorded in:
Houston, Texas, United States (in 1980)
recording engineer and producer:
Paul Yeager (in 1980)
accordion:
Anderson Moss (in 1980)
membranophone:
Fred Milburn (in 1980)
washboard [steel washboard]:
Edward Ducrest (in 1980)
vocals:
Anderson Moss (in 1980)
Anderson Moss, Edward Ducrest & Fred Milburn1:43
17(Goodnight) Irene
recorded in:
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States (on 1934-07-01)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1934-07-01) and Alan Lomax (on 1934-07-01)
guitar:
Huddie Ledbetter (on 1934-07-01)
vocals:
Huddie Ledbetter (on 1934-07-01)
recording of:
Goodnight Irene (on 1934-07-01)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
arranger:
Lead Belly and John A. Lomax
publisher:
Lodlow Music, Ludlow Music, Inc., Spencer Music Corp., TRO-Ludlow Music, Inc. and Tyler Music Ltd.
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681)
Huddie Ledbetter4:41
18Mama Did You Bring Me Any Silver?
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (on 1938-12-26)
guitar and spoken vocals:
Huddie Ledbetter (on 1938-12-26)
vocals:
Huddie Ledbetter (on 1938-12-26)
recorded at:
Havers Studio in New York, New York, United States (on 1938-12-26)
Huddie Ledbetter7:05
19(Little) Liza Jane
recorded in:
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States (in 1934-06)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (in 1934-06) and Alan Lomax (in 1934-06)
banjo:
Charles Gobert (in 1934-06)
fiddle:
Octave Amos (in 1934-06)
guitar:
Wilson "Stavin Chain" Jones (in 1934-06)
vocals:
Charles Gobert (in 1934-06) and Wilson "Stavin Chain" Jones (in 1934-06)
recording of:
Little Liza Jane (in 1934-06)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
Wilson "Stavin Chain" Jones, Octave Amos & Charles Gobert2:27
20Trench Blues
recorded in:
St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, United States (on 1934-10-17)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1934-10-17) and Alan Lomax (on 1934-10-17)
guitar:
John Bray (delta blues artist) (on 1934-10-17)
vocals:
John Bray (delta blues artist) (on 1934-10-17)
John Bray3:35
21Baton Rouge Rag / [interview]
recorded in:
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States (on 1940-10-09)
recording engineer:
John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-09) and Ruby T. Lomax (on 1940-10-09)
guitar:
Joe Harris (Louisiana singer/guitarist) (on 1940-10-09)
spoken vocals:
Joe Harris (Louisiana singer/guitarist) (on 1940-10-09) and John A. Lomax (on 1940-10-09)
Joe Harris2:34
22Winding Boy
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (in 1938)
piano:
Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton (in 1938)
vocals:
Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton (in 1938)
recorded at:
Coolidge Auditorium (Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress) in Washington, D.C., United States (in 1938)
recording of:
Winding Boy
writer:
Jelly Roll Morton
Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton4:54
23Tiger Rag / [interview]
recording engineer:
Alan Lomax (in 1938)
piano:
Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton (in 1938)
spoken vocals:
Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton (in 1938) and Alan Lomax (in 1938)
vocals:
Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton (in 1938)
recorded at:
Coolidge Auditorium (Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress) in Washington, D.C., United States (in 1938)
Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton7:54

Credits

Release

engineer:Steve Rosenthal
producer:Anna Lomax Chairetakis
Jeffrey Greenberg
Alan Lomax (from 1934 until 1938)
John A. Lomax (from 1934 until 1940)
Ruby T. Lomax (in 1940)
mastering:Phil Klum
spoken vocals:John A. Lomax (from 1934 until 1940)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/5422090 [info]
ASIN:US: B00016MT0M [info]
purchase for mail-order:http://www.rounder.com/index.php?id=album.php&catalog_id=6552 [info]

Release Group

part of:Deep River of Song