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Collection Number: 20201

Collection Title: Lew Herman Field and Studio Recordings of the Shout Band Tradition, 1989-1991

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Size 3 items
Abstract The collection contains audiotape cassettes with both field and studio recordings of gospel music in the shout band tradition of the United House of Prayer For All People. Music writer and librarian Lew Herman made the recordings between 1989 and 1991 in Charlotte, N.C. Hymns and worship songs performed in the studio by members of the musical group The Tigers include "Get in Ma Jesus" and "Since Jesus Came Into My Life." Field recordings feature the Revival Band performing "Lord Fix Me," "Lead Me Jesus," and other songs. Field notes accompanying the recordings list the tracks and performers and provide contextual background information about the music and musicians. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Herman, Lew.
Language English
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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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[Identification of item], in the Lew Herman Field and Studio Recordings of the Shout Band Tradition #20201, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Lew Herman of Charlotte, N.C., is a music and travel writer, a music librarian and archivist, director of an online radio station, and owner of a small record label.

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This summary description was created in November 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith

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