:: Title :: Somebody Needs You, Lord, Come By Here (Kumbaya)
:: Genre :: shout, spiritual
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
Marchand, Antoinette
:: Setting :: Alan Lomax's apartment, 3rd Street
:: Location :: Greenwich Village, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Sea Islands, Georgia
:: Session :: Bessie Jones IV 9/61
:: Date :: 9/27/1961
:: Reference Information :: T952.0, Track 23 (00:00:38)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The fifth of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Text: Somebody needs you, Lord, / come by here, / Oh, Lord, come by here. Kumbaya, a hit folk-pop hit, originated as a Gullah spiritual.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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