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This Train is a Clean Train

This Train is a Clean Train

National Heritage Fellow Elder Roma Wilson is a Pentecostal preacher and a self-taught harmonica player and gospel singer. He began preaching and playing in Mississippi in 1929 before moving to Detroit in 1940. He eventually returned to Mississippi in the 1970s. He was “discovered” in the 1980s and began to appear at music festivals including the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. This collection of music, released in 1995, includes his earliest known recordings from a 1948 session. On December 10, 2017, Wilson turned 107 years old.

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Ain't It a Shame Elder Roma Wilson 2:23
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Give Me My Flowers While I Live Elder Roma Wilson 3:42
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This Train is a Clean Train Elder Roma Wilson 3:11
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The Lord Will Make A Way, Yes He Will Elder Roma Wilson 4:35
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My Lord's Gonna Move This Wicked Race Elder Roma Wilson 4:30
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Gonna Wait Till a Change Come Elder Roma Wilson 2:44
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Lily of the Valley (Stand By Me) Elder Roma Wilson 3:12
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Better Get Ready Elder Roma Wilson 3:17
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Trouble Everywhere Elder Roma Wilson 2:39
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Got Just What I Wanted Elder Roma Wilson 3:03
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This Train Elder Roma Wilson 3:06
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Climbing Jacob's Ladder Elder Roma Wilson 2:21
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I Don't Care What Skeptics Say Elder Roma Wilson 2:06
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Death Ain't Nothing But a Thief And a Robber Elder Roma Wilson 1:49
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Get Away Jordan Elder Roma Wilson 3:21
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I'm So Glad, Trouble Won't Last Always Elder Roma Wilson 5:46
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Amazing Grace Elder Roma Wilson 4:55
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Motherless Children Elder Roma Wilson 4:12
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Have You Tried Jesus - He's Alright Elder Roma Wilson 3:50
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This Train is a Clean Train Elder Roma Wilson 4:38

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