The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Religious Songs; "How Sweet the Name of Jesus"
Identifier: e_utfc_0146
Title: Negro Religious Songs; "How Sweet the Name of Jesus"
Description: Song of "unity" type, male voice leads, with responses from group, no accompaniment. Rev. Sellers relates that he first heard the song from Willy Cox, Primitive Baptist preacher, in 1915.
City: Austin
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: circa 1941
Creator: Sellers, Reverand (singer); Stanifer, Katherine (singer); Cambric, Maggie (singer); Mauldin, Emma (s
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, 53 seconds