House Blessing, Part 1
Library of Congress
A recording of a traditional house blessing service in the home of Gracie Redick. The songs in this recording include "Let us go in the house of the Lord," "Come by here," "Come and go with me," "Oh how I love Jesus," Doxology, "Come on to me and rest," "Waiting on the Lord," "I am not ashamed on my lord," "This Old House," "I was on my Way to Heaven when Jesus lifted me," "Lord remember me," "Wade in the Water." Identified speakers include Deacon Glover, Deacon King, Sister Gracie Redick, and Reverend R.G. Milton, Deacon Gardner, and Mr. King.
Spirituals (Songs)--Sea Islands;Hymns--South Carolina--Saint Helena Island;Sacred vocal music--Sea Islands;Sea Islands Creole dialect;Gullahs--South Carolina--Saint Helena Island--Religion;Sea Islands--Religious life and customs;African Americans--South Carolina--Saint Helena Island--Music;Saint Helena Island (S.C.)--Religious life and customs;Field recordings--South Carolina;Field recordings;Sermons;Prayers;Penn Community Services;Penn Center of the Sea Islands;Siceloff, Courtney;Saint Helena Island (S.C.)
Gullahs, house blessing, spirituals, hymns, sacred vocal music, sermons, prayers
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