Voices of Mississippi [sound recording] : artists and musicians documented by William Ferris
Music | Dust to Digital | 2018
GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc, Oversized (DUE 03-13-20)
3 audio discs : digital : 4 3/4 in. + 1 videodisc (DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 volume (119 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm)
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Title from container.
Various performers and speakers.
Discs 1 (Blues) and 2 (Gospel) recorded by William Ferris in 1966-1978 various locations in Mississippi.
Disc 3 (Storytelling) recorded by William Ferris in 1968-1994.
Disc 4 (Films) filmed by William Ferris in 1972-1980 various locations in Mississippi.
Book contains essays, lyrics and other texts.
Includes download code on card in book.
Disc 1. Blues. 44 blues (James "Son Ford" Thomas) -- I feel so good (Lovey Williams) -- Stackalee and Billy Lyons (Wallace "Pine-Top" Johnson & Maudie Shirley with Jasper Love) -- Lil' Liza Jane (Scott Dunbar) -- Big fat mama (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Bottle blowing (Louis Dotson) -- Bring me my shotgun (Sonny Boy Watson) -- Eyesight to the blind (Sam Myers) -- Cairo (James "Son Ford" Thomas) -- Jaybird (Scott Dunbar) -- Cotton eyed Joe (Tom Dumas) -- Coal black mare (Lovey Williams) -- I dreamed I went to the U.N. (Unidentified musician with Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Darling if you must leave (Walter Lee Hood) -- I got a letter from Hot Springs (Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Baby loves to boogie (Wallace "Pine-Top" Johnson & Maudie Shirley with Jasper Love) -- Nothing (Wash Heron & "Big" Jack Johnson) -- Dust my broom (James "Son Ford" Thomas) -- The Memphis Mail (Scott Dunbar) -- Have you seen my baby (Sonny Boy Watson) -- Instrumental guitar piece in A (James Hughes) -- Train I ride (Lovey Williams) -- Little red rooster (Unidentified musician with Mississippi Fred McDowell) -- Darlin' why you treat me so? (Leland musician) -- Water boy drowned in the Mobile Bay (Inmates at Parchman Farm) -- I ain't gonna live it no more (George Lee "Sun Bud" Spears) -- I cannot stay here baby (James "Son Ford" Thomas with Sonny Boy Watson)
Disc 2. Gospel. Lord, I'm in Your hand (Mary & Amanda Gordon) -- You don't know like I know (The Southland Hummingbirds) -- I'm standing in the safety zone (Lovey Williams) -- Children, go where I send thee (Reverend Smith and family) -- What could I do? (Liddle Hines) -- So glad I got good religion (Providence Missionary Baptist Church) -- I know the Lord will make a way (Yes He will) (Church of God in Christ) -- Home on high (Walter Lee Hood and Parchman inmates) -- We're so glad to be here (Fannie Bell Chapman) -- My mother's on that train (Mary Alice & Alan McGowan) -- You don't knock, you just walk on in (Reverend Ott & Family) -- They tell me of an uncloudy day (Walter Lee Hood) -- Thanks for Bill Ferris (Rose Hill Church) -- Over yonder where the sun will never shine (Rose Hill Church) -- I've been born again (The Southland Hummingbirds) -- The Lord will make a way somehow (Lovey Williams & Family) -- How did you feel when you come out of the wilderness (Providence Missionary Baptist Church) -- I don't have to worry about where I spend eternity (Church of God in Christ) -- He's my rock, my sword, and shield (Fannie Bell Chapman & family) -- Thank you Jesus (Walter Lee Hood & Parchman inmates) -- Cross of Calvary (Mary & Amanda Gordon) -- My grave's gonna be decorated on that day (Church of God in Christ) -- There are days (The Southland Hummingbirds) -- You can't hide, sinner (Church of God in Christ) -- Lord, remember me (Reverend Isaac Thomas & Rose Hill Church) -- Glory, glory (Lay my burden down) (Church of God in Christ).
Disc 3. Storytelling. On Bill (Barry Hannah) -- Regions of the mind and heart (Alice Walker) -- The South (Alex Haley) -- A trader is (Ray Lum) -- The blues to me (Bobby Rush) -- On Son Thomas and tradition (Barry Hannah) -- I know it's wrong to be playin' the blues (James "Son Ford" Thomas) -- Jitterbug comes to town (Sonny Boy Watson) -- You whistlin' (James "Son Ford" Thomas) -- Mule toast and pool hall toast (Joe "Skeet" Skillet) -- The preacher (Joe Cooper) -- Lyin' (Wallace "Time-Top" Johnson, Jasper Love, & Maudie Shirley) -- Two brothers, Heaven and Hell (Shelby "Poppa Jazz" Brown) -- Creekman killed Charlie Kirkland (Shelby "Poppa Jazz" Brown) -- Lucille (B.B. King) -- On blues composition (Allen Ginsberg, James "Son Ford" Thomas, and Bill Ferris) -- The decline in human values (Robert Penn Warren) -- The Bible salesman (Pecolia Warner) -- Fast traders disguising mules (Ray Lum) -- Horses too tall to drown (Ray Lum) -- The ark and the cats (Ray Lum) -- The panther (Ray Lum) -- Fixing Charles Lindbergh's engine (Victor Bobb) -- Lying about being from Mississippi (Barry Hannah) -- We shall overcome (Pete Seeger) -- Cemetery conversations (James "Son Ford" Thomas).
Disc 4 [DVD]. Films. Gravel Springs fife and drum (Otha Turner) (10 min., color) -- Green Valley grandparents (12 minutes, color) -- Ray Lum : mule trader (18 min., color) -- Fannie Bell Chapman : gospel singer (42 min., color) -- Four women artists (Pecolia Warner, Eudora Welty, Ethel Mohamed, Theora Hamblett) (24 min., color) -- Hush hoggies hush : Tom Johnson's praying pigs (4 min., color) -- Bottle up and go (Louis Dotson) (18 min., color)
Book. In quest of Southern voices / by Scott Barretta -- Blues / by David Evans -- Gospel / by David Evans -- The long and patient listening of William Ferris / by Tom Rankin -- Storytelling -- Films.
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