America Tells Its Stories : Ann Graham and Lead Belly
Thursday, February 27, 1941
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Huddie Ledbetter (Lead Belly) and Ann Graham sing spirituals.
Graham sings a song she wrote "What Kind of Soul Hath Man?" She says that this song was given to her in a vision.
"What Ya Gonna Do When The World's On Fire"
Lead Belly sings
"The Blood Done Sign Your Name" (Lead Belly talks about finding molasses, flapjacks, butter, honey and biscuits in heaven)
Dallas Port (a "sukey jump" party song)
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 8357