:: Title :: I Am A Soldier In The Army Of The Lord
:: Genre :: religious song, shout, spiritual
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
:: 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 VII 10/61
:: Date :: 10/12/1961
:: Reference Information :: T978.0, Track 12 (00:03:15)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 13 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Text: I am a soldier in the army of the Lord (repeats). / Yes, I'm fighting for my rights / In the army of the Lord. // I've been wounded for my rights (repeats) / In the army of the Lord. // I'm going to fight right on in the army ? (etc.) With rhythmic foot tapping and clapping.
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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