Description: Bertha Smith and the Moving Star Hall Singers (including Ruth Bligen, Janie Hunter, Esau Jenkins, Mary Pinckney, Benjy Bligen, and others unidentified) sing "Eli, Eli (Somebody Call Eli)." Shot by Alan Lomax and crew at Moving Star Hall, Johns Island, South Carolina, August 1983.
About the session: Spirituals, folktales, and children’s game songs from the South Carolina sea island, Johns Island. Featuring Janie Hunter, Benjy Bligen, Ruth "Tootsie" Bligen, and other members of the congregation of Wesley Methodist Church and the Moving Star Hall Singers.
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