Treasury of Negro Spirituals



Treasury of Negro Spirituals

This edition

"The Treasury of Negro Spirituals". Ed. H. A. Chambers. Foreword Marian Anderson. London: Blandford Press, 1953. 125 pp.

Other editions, reprints, and translations

Reprinted as follows:
Blandford Press, 1959, 1964, 1982.
Verplanck, NY: Emerson Press, 1963, 1970, 1982.
Read Books, 2010.
Holyoake Press, 2016.

Table of contents

(1953 edition and subsequent reprintings):
Traditional spirituals:
● A little more faith in Jesus
● Ain't goin' to study war no more
● Balm in Gilead
● By and 'by
● Deep river
● De gospel train
● Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel?
● Dry bones
● Ev'rybody got to die
● Ev'ry time I feel de spirit
● Give me Jesus
● Go down, Moses
● He never said a mumbalin' word
● He's jus' de same today
● I couldn't hear nobody pray
● I got a home in-a dat rock
● I got a robe
● I want to be a Christian in my heart
● I want to be ready
● Joshua fight de battle ob Jericho
● Listen to de lam's
● Little David, play on your harp
● My Lord, what a morning
● My soul is a witness for my Lord
● Nobody knows de trouble I see
● Oh, wasn't that a wide river?
● O Peter, go ring-a dem bells
● Roll, Jordan, roll
● Sinner, please don't let dis harvest pass
● Sombody's knocking at your door
● Standin' in de need of prayer
● Steal away
● Swing low, sweet chariot
● The Lord's prayer
● Were you there?
Modern compositions:
● Be still and listen
● Ol' man devil gotta go some
● Restitution
● Ride on, King Jesus!
● Roll away that stone
● The glow within
● Trouble

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