House Blessing, Part 2
Library of Congress
A continuation of the house blessing on the home of Grace Redick and recorded by Courtney Siceloff. The recording ends with five songs recorded on January 1955 at the Penn Center. Songs on this portion of the recording include "In the great great land," "Not made by hand," "Highway to heaven," "I'm so glad I'm here (in Jesus name)," "Ain't that a wonder," "It's so hard on me," "Show me the way (come by good Lord)," "Come and go with me," "In that mansion above," "I want Jesus to walk with me," and "Look back and wonder." Named speakers include Brother Edwin, Gracie Redick, and Brother Redick. Some songs are unidentified because of the hand clapping and feet stomping rhythm.
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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