The following excerpts are downloadable as AU files:
- Selection from "Lay Down Body," performed by Bertha Smith and Moving Star Hall, of Johns Island, South Carolina. [approximately 30 secs., 600K] The lyrics resemble those of "I Know Moon-Rise" as transcribed by Higginson. This excerpt is performed in the "shouting" style, which Higginson describes here.
- Final section of "Row, Michael, Row," performed by Jane Hunter and three Moving Star Hall singers. [approximately 20 secs., 500K] Sung in "shouting" style, as above.
- Beginning of "Reborn Again," performed by Benjamin Blingen and three Moving Star Hall singers. [approximately 30 secs., 800 K] Also sung in "shouting" style.
The complete versions of "Lady Down Body," "Row, Michael, Row," and "Reborn Again," as well as additional songs and tales, can be found on Been in the Storm So Long: Spirituals and Shouts, Children's Game Songs, released on the Folkways lp #FS 3842 (1967).