Mudcat Café message #1663108 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #88593   Message #1663108
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
06-Feb-06 - 05:11 PM
Thread Name: Open up the window, Noah
Subject: RE: Open up the window, Noah
Thread 57161 has several versions and some comments. The spiritual seems to have originated in the Georgia Sea Islands and adjacent coastal areas.
Better known as "Norah Hist the Windah."
Link to thread 57161: O, de Lord told Nory

See Lydia Parrish, "Slave Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands," University of Georgia Press, 1992 (Reprint of 1942 original with additional notes). Sheet music and lyrics to "Norah,...." pp. 134-136.

Not included in The Cleveland Index.