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Selected Discography for Spiritual, Jazz
& Blues Music

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Louisiana State University
Selected Resources
Mitchell Brown, Compiler
Updated by Isaac Clark and Alexis Carrasquel
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LP= Record (Vinyl) CD= Compact Disc (CD)

NOTE: the following are located in the Carter Music Resources Center, 202 Middleton Library



Spiritual Recordings Afro-American Spirituals, Work Songs, and Ballads.
Alan Lomax, ed. (Library of Congress, Division of Music, Recording Laboratory), 1956.
LP 11065


Amazing Grace.
Jimmie Davis and the Anita Kerr Singers. Vocalion, 1971?
LP 9176


Angola Prison Spirituals.
Harry Oster, ed. (Louisiana Folklore Society), [no date].
LP 957


Atlantic Bridge.
The King's Singers {Male Vocal Sextet}. (Moss Music Group), 1979.
LP 10335


Bless This House.
Mahalia Jackson, with Fall-Jones Ensemble. (Columbia), 1963.
LP 9251


Cat-Iron Sings Blues & Hymns.
Accompanying himself on the guitar. (Folkways), 1958.
LP 1091


Chain Gang Songs, Spirituals, and Blues.
Josh White, Accompanying himself on the guitar. (Elektra), 1959.
LP 815


Deep River and Other Spirituals.
Robert Shaw Chorale. (RCA Victor), 1958.
LP 3326


F.D. Kirkpatrick Hosts the Louisiana Folk Fest.
Various singing groups and soloists. (Folkways Records), 1978
LP 6800


The Georgia Pals: Joe Miller & Lawrence Humphries at the Country Church.
Smokey Joe Miller. (Folkways), 1985.
LP 9051


The Gospel Ship.
Various Artists and Instrumentalists. (New World Records), 1977.
LP 4776


The Great Mahalia Jackson.
Mahalia Jackson. (Columbia), 1972
LP 9840


He Set My Life to Music.
Barbara Mandell. (MCA Records), 1982.
LP 10995


Jimmie Davis' Greatest Hits.
Jimmie Davis. (MCA Records), 1973.
LP 9173


Joy by Surprise.
Bob Ayala. (Myrrh), 1976.
LP 9866


I Love to Tell The Story.
Tennessee Ernie Ford and Chorus. (Capital Records), 1962.
LP 4951


Music Down Home.
Charles Edward Smith, ed. (Folkways Records), 1965.
LP 6355


My Lord What a Mornin'.
Charles Holland. (Musical Heritage Society), 1988.
CD 488


Negro Folk Music of Alabama.
Harold Courtlander. (Folkways Records), 1951-56.
LP 881


Negro Religious Songs and Services.
In part with banjo or mouth-organ accompaniment.
(Library of Congress, Division of Music, Recording Laboratory), [no data].
LP 11066


No Shortage.
The Imperials with accompaniment. (Impact), 1975.
LP 9868


Paul Robeson.
Paul Robeson with Chorus and Orchestra; Harriet Wingreen, piano. (Vanguard), 1958.
LP 2124


Sail On.
The Imperials. (Day Spring), 1977.
LP 9867


A Sampler of Louisiana Folksongs.
Harry Oster, ed. (Folk Lyrics Recording Co.), 1957.
LP 402


Spirituals.
Marian Anderson, contralto; Frank Rupp, piano. (RCA Victor), 1956.
LP 866


Spirituals.
Jessye Norman, soprano; Dalton Baldwin, piano. (Phillips), 1979.
LP 6761


Swing Low, Sweet Chariot and Other Favorite Negro Spirituals.
Lee Charles. (Riverside), 1959.
LP 1333


Swing Wide Your Golden Gate.
Tennessee Ernie Ford and the Jordanaires. (Word Records), 1978.
LP 9885


Thou Art Worthy.
David and Dale Garratt. (Fountain of Life Ministries), 1974.
LP 5833


Written on the Wind.
Chuck Girard, with orchestra. (Good News/Myrrh), 1977.
LP 9855



Jazz Music Classical Tenors.
Coleman Hawkins. (New York: CBS Records, Inc.), 1983.
CD 1257


Collector's Items.
Miles Davis. (Berkeley, California: Prestige), 1987.
CD 255


Concert at Sea.
Erroll Garner. (New York, NY: Columbia), 1985?
CD 1084


Earl Hines Plays Duke Ellington.
Duke Ellington. (New York, NY: New World Records), 1988.
CD 246


Ellington at Newport.
Duke Ellington. (New York, NY: Columbia), 1987?
CD 920


Four Symphonic Works.
Duke Ellington. (Ocean Park, NJ: Musical Heritage Society), 1989.
CD 1195


Giant Steps.
John Coltrane. (New York, NY: Atlantic), 1988.
CD 1086


The Hot Fives, Vol. 1.
Louis Armstrong. (New York, NY: Columbia), 1988.
CD 935


Houseparty New Orleans Style.
Professor Longhair. (Cambridge, Mass.: Rounder),p1987.
CD 449


The Incredible Jazz Guitar.
Wes Montgomery. (Berkeley, CA: Riverside Records), 1960, 1987.
CD 254


J Mood.
Wynton Marsalis. (New York, NY: Columbia), 1986.
CD 424


The Leroy Anderson Collection.
Leroy Anderson. (Universal City, California: MCA Classics), 1988.
CD 439


Long Live the Chief.
Count Basie Orchestra. (Japan: Denon), 1986.
CD 259


Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1.
Wynton Marsalis. (New York, NY: Columbia), 1987.
CD 294


Monk's Dream.
Thelonius Monk Quartet. (New York, NY: Columbia), 1987.
CD 1227


Perfect Machine.
Herbie Hancock. (New York, NY: Columbia), 1988.
CD 390


The Quintessence.
Quincy Jones. (Universal City, California: MCA Impulse), 1988.
CD 168


Settin' the Pace.
John Coltrane. (Berkeley, CA: Prestige), 1987.
CD 253


When the Saints Go Marchin' In.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band. (New York, NY: CBS Records), 1987?
CD 170



Blues Music Billie Holiday.
Billie Holiday. (Universal City, California: MCA), 1986.
CD 1085


How Long Has This Been Going On?
Sarah Vaughan. (Berkeley, CA: Pablo), 1978, 1987..
CD 1256


Kind of Blue.
Miles Davis. (New York, NY: Columbia), 19887?
CD 921


The Leroy Anderson Collection.
Leroy Anderson. (Universal City, California: MCA Classics), 19888.
CD 439


Rhythm & Blues.
Ray Charles. (Chicago, IL: Time-Life Music), 1991.
CD 1022



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