The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Religious Songs; "How Sweet the Name of Jesus"
Identifier: e_utfc_0084
Title: Negro Religious Songs; "How Sweet the Name of Jesus"
Description: Recorded at the home of Sister Maggie Cambric. Performed in the manner of "Unity," but sung by one voice, with background humming instead of by congregation responding; no accompaniment. Full text: "How sweet the name of Jesus sounds in a believer's ear. It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds and drives awy his fear. It's manna to the hungry soul and to his weary, rest." 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, 39 seconds