The Society for the Preservation of Spirituals

Book with Music & Lyrics

Spirituals of the Carolina Lowcountry

This 113 page spiral bound book includes:

* music & lyrics of 49 Gullah Spirituals collected 1922 - 1931,
* essay on the congretational style of singing them,
* guide to examples in Field Recordings and Concert CD's,
* history of the Spirituals Preservation Project,
* list showing the 31 recorded on Spiritual Society CD's

The spirituals in this book are indicated on the 94 Gullah Spirituals page of this web site as the 49 for which lyrics and music are available.    

(Cyan Help from Cryin' Sometime, 1936, now playing)