[AFRICAN AMERICANS] [FOLK MUSIC] GELLERT, Lawrence and Lan ADOMIAN
"Me And My Captain" (Chain Gangs). Negro Songs of Protest from the Collection of Lawrence Gellert, arranged for Voice and Piano by Lan Adomian
New York: Hours Press, 1939. First edition. Scarce collection of African American chain gang chants, the second of four proposed compilations using source materials from the Lawrence Gellert collection (only two were actually published). Octavo (25cm). Original printed wrappers, printed in black; 31pp. Light external toning and soil; still a very fresh copy, Very Good to Near Fine.