More Listening: Musical Collections

The Deep River of Song: Alabama
Rounder Records CD 1829
"Go To Sleep"(Little Baby) - Harriet McClintock
"Hush, Little Baby" - Annie Brewer
"Come Up Horsey" - Vera Ward Hall

Afro-American Folk Music from Tate and Panola Counties, Mississippi Rounder Records CD 1515
"Go to Sleepy, Baby" - Mary Mabeary, vocal (1971)
Recorded in Mississippi by Alan Lomax in 1942 and by David and Cheryl Evans in the early 1970s. Edited by David Evans. 23-page brochure.

Highway Mississippi - Delta Country Blues, Spirituals, Work Songs & Dance Music. Southern Journey V. 3: 61. The Alan Lomax Collection
Rounder Records CD 1703.
"Didn't Leave Nobody But the Baby"
As "sung by Mrs. Sidney Carter"(Rose Hemphill Carter). She was the daughter of a source singer, Sid Hemphill, a favorite singer of the collector Alan Lomax. Recorded in September 1959 in Senatobia, Mississippi.

Afro-American Blues and Game Songs
Rounder Records CD 1513
"Poor Little Johnny" - Harriet McClintock
"Go to Sleep" - Harriet McClintock
Recorded in the southern states by John and Alan Lomax and others, 1933-41. Edited by Alan Lomax. 16-page brochure.

Voices from the American South - Blues, Ballads, Hymns, Reels, Shouts, Chanteys and Work Songs Southern Journey V. 1. Alan Lomax Collection
Rounder Records CD 1701
"Mama's Gonna Buy" - Vera Ward Hall
Recorded in 1959 by Alan Lomax in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Compiled by

Judith Tick
Senior Research Analyst, Feminist Sexual Ethics Project

Melissa J. de Graaf
Research Analyst, Feminist Sexual Ethics Project