The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Religious Songs; "Before This Time"
Identifier: e_utfc_0083
Title: Negro Religious Songs; "Before This Time"
Description: Recorded at the home of Sister Maggie Cambric. Performed in the manner of "Unity," but sung by one voice along, instead of as in church services where one voice leads and congregation responds. No accompaniment. Full text: "Before this time another year, I may be dead and gone. And I'd like to know before I go, what will become of me. Eternal happiness or woe-- what will my portion be?" Sung by Sister Emma Mauldin.
City: Austin
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: undated
Creator: Mauldin, Emma (singer)
Contributor: Faulk, John Henry, Jr. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X5a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds