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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 14–21.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Vicki L. Eaklor © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 Introduction to Joshua Simpson's Original Anti-Slavery Songs Vicki L. Eaklor By the year 1852 the political experiment called the United States had weathered several crises that had threatened its very existence. The most recent...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 22–52.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Joshua McCarter Simpson © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 BY JOSIWA 'l'tt'O SIMPSON, 22 Original Anti-Slavery Songs ., ORIGINAL ANTI-SLAVERY ,SQ:HGS,1· 23 24 The Journal of Black Sacred Music PREFACE. In offering my first little production to the public, I am well aware...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Joshua McCarter Simpson Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 72 Freedom's Cause 1 Our cause is just and holyTo it we'll ever stand: Our right to life and libertyIs all that we demand. Our sword is truth-our shield is loveOur best plea faith and prayerOur armour is the fear of God...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 138–140.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Jon Michael Spencer Anne Key Simpson . Follow Me: The Life and Music of R. Nathaniel Dett . Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow , 1993 . Pp. xxi , 678 . Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 138 Black Sacred Music those who need a palatable introduction to the black underside...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 60–61.
Published: 01 September 1990
... and the Fight for Black Freedom, 1829-65. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1989. Theomusicology is no more interested in Joshua McCarter Simpson, the most prolific antislavery songwriter of moral abolitionism, than in John Mercer Langston, the black theologian and lawyer who was neither a songwriter nor...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 61–63.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Jim Collins Collins , Jim . Uncommon Cultures: Popular Culture and Post-Modernism . New York : Routledge , 1989 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Book lenews 61 studying law, he was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1854 (the publication year of Simpson's second...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 58–60.
Published: 01 September 1990
... in fact let go. Cheek, William, and Aimee Lee Cheek. John Mercer Langston and the Fight for Black Freedom, 1829-65. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1989. Theomusicology is no more interested in Joshua McCarter Simpson, the most prolific antislavery songwriter of moral abolitionism, than in John...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 1990
..., their names are Richard Allen, Joshua McCarter Simpson, Charles Price Jones, Charles Harrison Mason, F. M. Hamilton, Lucius H. Holse y, George Patterson McKinney, Sarah Collins Fernandis, John Howardton Smith, Mary L. Tate, Mary F. L. Keith , H. C. Jackson, S. R. Chambers, and Robert Nathaniel Dett. Richard...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 136–138.
Published: 01 September 1994
... Mahalia's life. It appears to speak to 138 Black Sacred Music those who need a palatable introduction to the black underside of American history. But I suggest that Baptists also read the book, especially those who have an aversion for the blues. fan Michael Spencer Anne Key Simpson. Follow Me: The Life...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 72–74.
Published: 01 March 1989
.... Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1988. William Wells Brown's The Antislavery Harp, George W Clark's The Harp of Freedom, Edwin F. Hatfield's Freedom's Lyre, and Joshua McCarter Simpson's Original Anti-Slavery Songs are but a few of the antislavery song and hymn books published during the fervent...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 171.
Published: 01 March 1990
..., 33, 34, 36,37, 43, 52,55,58, 60,64, 70, 71, 84, 85, 86, 90, 91 , 100 Holsey, Lucius H. , 91 Jackson , H. C., 44, 62, 66 Jones, Charles Price, 30, 40, 50, 67 Keith, Mary F. L. See Spiritual Songs and Hymns McKinney, George Patterson, 73 Mason, Charles Harrison , 16, 48, 49,51,54,59,65 Simpson, Joshua...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): xi–xii.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Jon Michael Spencer Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Preface The fourteen hymnists represented in this collection of unsung hymns by black and unknown bards are generally unfamiliar to the mass of contemporary African-American Christians. Joshua McCarter Simpson, Rev. F. M...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 339–340.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Bibliography Allen, William Francis, Charles Pickard Ware, and Lucy McKim Garrison, eds. Slave Songs of the United States . New York: A. Simpson, 1867; New York: Peter Smith, 1929. Ballanta, Nicholas George Julius. St. Helena Island Spirituals...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 March 1992
... renderings (as with Lionel Richie's Commodores). Rather, Gaye's great early achievements- sung with the incomparable Tammi Terrell-were poignant and powerful love songs, written by the team of Nicholas Ashford and Valerie Simpson of White Rock Baptist Church in New York City. These classics-such as "Your...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): ix–xv.
Published: 01 September 1992
..., Fayetteville, and project director of the William Grant Still and Verna Arvey Papers, being processed at the university with money awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Together, Michael Dabrishus, Judith Still, and Anne Simpson are working on a bio­ bibliography of William Grant Still...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 271–277.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Shepperson, Charles B., 247, 249; photo, 62 Shostakovich, Dmitry, 147 Shuffle Along, 178; Eubie Blake's orchestra for, vi, 2, 160; photo, 67 Sibelius, Jean, 241 Simpson, Anne, xv Sissle, Noble, 117, 118, 120; photo, 72 Smallens, Alexander, 27 Smith, Bessie, 213 Smith, Hale, 7-8, 25, 211, 225 Smith, Mamie...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 53–60.
Published: 01 March 1987
... an historic persuasion particular to this Pentecostal denomination. In addition to the opening theme-hymn are two more "spiritual songs" by Bishop Mason: "My Soul Loves Jesus'' and "My Soul Says, 'Yes Therewith are two hymns by Albert B. Simpson,22 one of the forerunners to Pentecostalism, and six hymns...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 299–309.
Published: 01 March 1992
... Sexuality and the Human Roots of Music, 145 Shade, Will, 105 "She Belongs to the l)evil," 130 Shehan, Patricia, 7 Shepp, Archie, 28 5 "Shootin' Star Blues," II9 Simon, Paul, 230 Simpson, Valerie, 2251285 Sinatra, Frank, 64, 268 "Since I Lost My Baby," 285 "Slave to the Blues," 110 Slim, Sunnyland, 99 Sly...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 282–294.
Published: 01 March 1992
... and early seventies-with the phenomenal success of over 75 percent of its records reaching the Top Ten rhythm-and-blues tune charts in the mid-sixties. The musical genius of Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and Lionel Richie; the writing talents of Smokey Robinson, Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Norman...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 September 1990
... and the favorite gospel hymns by such writers as Elisha A. Hoffman, Will L. Thompson, A. B. Simpson, and C. A. Tindley (his famous "We'll Understand It Better By and By 2. Jesus Only: Songs and Hymns Standard Hymnal (which appears in nine editions between 1940 and 1966) also shows little distinction from...