James Roots

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, celeste, vocalist, organ

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 75259 9/14/1949 Silent night, Holy night Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 75260 9/14/1949 White Christmas Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 75261 9/14/1949 He arose from the grave-1 Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano, celeste  
Decca 75262 9/14/1949 Jesus The Rosette Gospel Singers instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 75263 9/14/1949 Jesus is all the world to me The Rosette Gospel Singers instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 75264 9/14/1949 So high Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano, celeste  
Decca 75586 12/12/1949 Pressing on the upward way Katie Bell Nubin instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 75587 12/12/1949 My body belongs to God Katie Bell Nubin instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 75588 12/12/1949 Were you there when they crucified my Lord?-1 Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 75589 12/12/1949 Bells of St. Mary's-2 Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76254 5/2/1950 You gotta move Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76255 5/2/1950 When I take my vacation in heaven Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76256 5/2/1950 The Lord blessed me-1 Vivian Cooper instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76258 5/2/1950 I'm so glad The Rosette instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 76259 5/2/1950 I'll be satisfied The Rosette instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 76260 5/2/1950 Jesus remembers Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76261 5/2/1950 Swing low sweet chariot The Rosette instrumentalist, celeste  
Decca 76264 5/3/1950 Run to Jesus everyone Katie Bell Nubin instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76265 5/3/1950 Is everybody happy Katie Bell Nubin instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76266 5/3/1950 In shaded green pastures Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 76267 5/3/1950 Lord, search my heart-1 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, piano, vocalist  
Decca 76268 5/3/1950 I shall know Him Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76269 5/3/1950 There's a highway to heaven Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76270 5/3/1950 I'm bound for higher grounds Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 76271 5/3/1950 I was healed Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83690 12/6/1952 Old landmark-1, 2 Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83691 12/6/1952 Pressing on-1, 2 Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83692 12/6/1952 Get away Jordan-2 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83693 12/6/1952 on my appointed time-2 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83694 12/6/1952 I just keep from crying sometimes-2 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83695 12/6/1952 Never let go His hand-1,2 Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 83696 12/6/1952 All alone with Christ the Lord-1 Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85396 10/17/1953 I'm so glad Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85397 10/17/1953 All the good we can do Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85398 10/17/1953 Sing and shout-1 Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85399 10/17/1953 Shadrack Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85401 10/17/1953 God spoke to me Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85402 10/17/1953 Calvary Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85403 10/17/1953 I tell it wherever I go Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 85404 10/17/1953 This old soul of mine Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2576 1/10/1952 Tell Him you saw me Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2577 1/10/1952 When I first sought the Lord Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2578 1/10/1952 Come unto me Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2579 1/10/1952 Have a little talk with Jesus Red Foley ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2580 1/11/1952 The last mile of the way Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2581 1/11/1952 (There'll be) Peace in the valley for me Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2582 1/11/1952 Near the cross Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2583 1/11/1952 In the garden Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2674 3/5/1952 Let's talk about Jesus Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2898 12/7/1952 Let's go on-1, 2 Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2899 12/7/1952 Jesus walk with me-2 Mary (Marie) Knight instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2900 12/7/1952 I'll meet you over yonder-1 Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2901 12/7/1952 How well do I remember-1 Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  
Decca NA 2902 12/7/1952 I just couldn't be contented Mary (Marie) Knight ; Sister Rosetta Tharpe instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roots, James," accessed April 15, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208783.

Roots, James. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 15, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208783.

"Roots, James." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 15 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208783

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