Essays & Articles
“Fatted Calf’s Blues – The First Golden Age”
(African American Gospel & Sacred Songs : 1902-1942) – by Max Haymes
|1||Blassingame John W.||The Slave Community (Plantation Life In The Antebellum South) Rev. & enlarged ed. [Oxford University Press. New York. Oxford] 1979.|
|2||Cruz Jon||Culture On The Margins (The Black Spiritual And The Rise Of American Cultural Interpretation) [Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey] 1999.|
|3||Dubois William Edward Burghardt||The Souls Of Black Folk [A Signet Classic. New American Library. New York City & Scarborough, Ontario. Canada] 1982. Rep. 1st. pub. 1969.|
|4||Godrich John. Robert M.W. Dixon. Howard Rye.||Blues & Gospel Records 1890-1943 4th ed. Rev. [Clarendon Press. Oxford] 1997.|
|5||Hearn Lafcadio||The Selected Writings Of Lafcadio Hearn [The Citadel Press. New York] 1949|
|6||Illes Judika||Encyclopedia Of Spirits (The Ultimate Guide To The Magic Of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods, & Goddesses) [HarperOne. New York City] 2009.|
|7||Komara Edward & Scott Blackwood||Notes to American Primitive Vol. II (pre-war Revenants: 1897-1930) 2 x CD. [Revenant RVN 214. USA] c.2008.|
|8||Long Richard A.||Black Americana [Admiral. Leicester, UK.] 1985.|
|9||Oliver Paul||Songsters & Saints (Vocal Traditions On Race Records) [Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. London. New York. New Rochelle. Melbourne. Sydney] 1984.|
|10||Wilson Ian||Before The Flood (Dramatic New Evidence That The Biblical Flood Was A Real-Life Event) [Orion Books] 1 Aug. 2002.|
|11||Wood J.G. Rev.||Scripture Natural History Illustrated-Bible Animals American Ed. [J.W. Lyon & Company, Publishers. G, Uelph, (sic) Ontario. Canada]. 1877. Rep. 1st pub. 1875.|
|12||All discographical details J. Godrich & Co.||Ibid.|
|13||“Sister Bell” on ‘Goodbye Chain Stores Pt.-1’ is addressed as such by Rev. J.M. Gates. Also listed by Lawrence Cohn in notes to The Best of Reverend J.M. Gates. [Columbia. Roots ‘n Blues. CK 65710.] 2004.|
|14||Despite B.&G.R. listing the accompaniment on ‘Pig Or Pup’ by Rev. Emmett Dickinson as “two unknown males” (p.213) and Tony Russell’s assertion that one of them was “occasionally impersonating a woman” [Notes to Document DOCD-5441. Rev. Emmett Dickinson 1929-1930] February 1996; I hear two women and one man. Discussion welcomed!|
All corrections/additions by Max Haymes.
All transcriptions by Max Haymes.
Illustrations from author’s collection unless otherwise stated.
Re-formatted for the web by Alan White.