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Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
19-Sep-09 - 01:56 PM
Thread Name: Origins: AMEN (Jester Hairston)
Subject: RE: Origins: AMEN (Jester Hairston)
ASCAP cites "AMEN," Title Code:010032529, Writer: HAIRSTON, JESTER J.,
Publisher/Administrator: Bourne Co., 5 West 37th St., NYC.

Many performers are listed, including Harry Belafonte, Teresa Brewer, Jerry Butler, Johnny Cash, Floyd Cramer, Jester Hairston and Choir, Jordanaires, Elvis Presley, Staple Singers, Otis Redding.

Hairston is listed with ASCAP for 79 songs, arranger/composer, including
Angels rolled de stone away
Calypso Christmas
Caroline, me pretty Caroline
Deep river
Dis ol hammer
Dis train
Free at last
Go down in de lonesome valley
Gossip, gossip
Hold my mule while I dance
Sakura sakura
That old house is hanted
etc., etc.