Below is a list of recordings of FLORA MOLTON.
If anyone knows of others, can provide title listings, or provide
that information is greatly appreciated.
AFS 19,350A9-14: Spirituals sung by Flora Molton accompanied by Ed Green,
originally of Beechersville, South Carolina. Recorded by Charles L. Perdue,
Jr., in Fairfax, Virginia, 1964. (LWO 12,314 reel 8)
LC Control No.: 2007700247
Charles Perdue Collection of John Jackson Recordings (AFC 1975/040), Archive
of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington,
Description: 11 sound tape reels : analog,7 1/2 ips, 2 track ; 10 in.
One tape features John Jackson in performance with Neamiah Jim, Ed Green,
and Flora Molten, circa 1965.
Local Shelving No.: LWO 8350
LC Control No.: 2007700237
AFC 1974/024: University of Maryland Folklore Archive Collection
Thirteen 10-inch tapes of student collections from the University of
Maryland, under the supervision of George G. Carey, 1967-1970. Recorded in
Maryland, Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, West Virginia. Includes urban
folklore , Pennsylvania Dutch traditions, mining folklore, Rhodesian folk
tales, ghost tales, children's rhymes, Irish folklore, rugby songs, songs
by Flora Molton, Girl Scout songs, college songs, etc. The collection
includes 2 1/2 linear inches of logs and notes. (LWO 7306) (Includes AFS
analog, 2 track, 7 1/2 ips ; 10 in.
Local Shelving No.: LWO 7306
1970 Probably recorded in Washington, D.C., ca. 1970.
MOLTON'S Record (6661-6662) 7"-45RPM
The Sun Will Shine in Vietnam
I Heard It Through the True Vine
sung with guitar by Flora Molton, and accompanied by Ed Morris.
"I Want to Be Ready to Hear God When He Calls", on her own Lively Stone
AFS 19,369: Ed Morris Collection of Flora Molton Recordings
One 7-inch tape of Flora Molton singing and delivering sermon "The Rejected
Stone" at Hagarís Universal Spiritual Church. Recorded in Washington, D.C.
by Dave Deutch, ca. 1972; and an interview with Molton recorded by Josh
Brooks broadcast live on WHFS-FM, 1972. The collection includes two pages
of descriptions and logs.
1973 NOV 19
AFS 16,981: One 7-inch tape of eight songs sung with guitar by Flora Molton.
Recorded in Washington, D.C., by Joseph C. Hickerson, November 19, 1973.
The collection includes a one-page log.
AFS 16,981A4: "The Sun's Gonna Shine in Vietnam One Day" composed by Molton.
(Five minutes; LWO 7590)
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Blue Ridge Institute of Ferrum
Black musical traditions in Virginia religious music / videorecording :
videocassette (41 min.) : sd., col. b&w ; 1/2 in.
Gen. note VHS format [NTSC]
Project director, Roddy Moore; project coordinator, Vaughan Webb;
consultants, Kip Lornell, Charles Perdue, Roster Lyle, Alan Jabbour,
Gladys-Marie Fry; narrator, Tony Distler; funding, Virginia Foundation for
facilities, WDBJ Television.
Performers Daniel Womack, Hiawatha Giles, The Harmonizing Five, Female
Chorus, First Baptist Church of Fincastle, New Design Pentecostal Church,
Flora Molton, Earl Gilmore, Starlight Gospel Singers.
L&R 42.030 2x12"-LP 1980
L&R LRCD 711921 CD 2008
The Introduction to LIVING COUNTRY BLUES USA
Field Recordings from Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, Virginia, etc.
1.3 What's The Matter Now Flora Molton And The Truth Band
2.4 The Titanic Flora Molton And The Truth Band
L&R 42.033 12"-LP 1981
L&R LRCD 712928 CD 2008
Living Country Blues USA Vol.3
Flora Molton And The Truth Band
Flora Molton, vocals with guitar and various instruments; Ed Morris, guitar;
Vgo, dulcimer, guitar, violin; Phil Wiggins, blues harp; Larry Wise, blues
Notes Recorded in Washington, D.C., October 1980.
1. Last Words My Mother Said To Me
2. I Can't Stand It
3. Mean Old World
4. My Mother Left Me Standing On The Lonesome Highway
5. Bye And Bye I'm Going To See The King
6. Your Enemy Can't Harm You
7. Louis Armstrong
8. Get Right With God
9. The Trainsong
10. Vacation In Heaven
L&R 42.041 12"-LP 1982
L&R LRCD 712126 CD 2008
Living Country Blues USA Vol. 11
Country Gospel Roots
xx When The War Is Over - Flora Molton
Evidence ECD 26105 3-CD 1999
Living Country Blues: An Anthology
Recorded in October through November 1980.
liner notes by Brett Bonner, Axel Kustner & Jerry Gordon
2.5 Bye And Bye I'm Going To See The King - Flora Molton/The Truth Band
2.17 Vacation in Heaven - Flora Molton/The Truth Band
3.3 I Can't Stand It - Flora Molton
1984 JUNE 14
The 1984 Neptune Plaza Concert Seriesproduced with the assistance of the
National Council for the Traditional Arts.
June 14 Flora Molton and Archie Edwards, DC (Blues)
RWA 7352-53 Flora Molton and Archie Edwards, 6-14-84. Two 10" DT mono at
REDWOOD RR8507 1985
SISTERFIRE (various artists)
Songs from the third annual Sisterfire Festival, Washington, DC, 1985
B4. Do lord Remember Me - Flora Morton
Lively Stone LSLPS 0101 12"-LP 1987
I Want To Be Ready to Hear God When He Calls
A1 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
A2 I Can't Stand It
A3 Never Drive a Stranger from Your Door
A4 I Want To Be Ready to Hear God When He Calls
A5 All Around Me Shine
B1 Tell Me How Long the Train Been Gone
B2 In the Little Country Town Where I Was Born
B3 Sun Going to Shine in Viet Nam Some Day
B4 Rejected Stone
OCORA(Fr) 558 684 12"-LP/cassette 1987
OCORA(US) 558 684 CD 1993
Flora Molton, Eleanor Ellis
Recorded at studio 105, Radio France, July 8, 1987.
1. Pharaoh Got My People
2. I Heard It Through the True Vine
3. Come on in This House, It's Going to Rain
4. Crying Holy Unto the Lord
5. Peace in the Valley
6. Will the Circle Be Unbroken
7. Traveling Shoes
8. Move on up a Little Higher
9. When I Lay My Burden Down
10. I Want to Be at the Meeting
11. Louis Armstrong
12. Don't You Want to Ride This Train
13. Lord Will Make a Way
14. Don't Let the Devil Ride
15. Path by the Sea
16. Jesus Met the Woman at the Well
17. Where Is the Gambling Man?
18. Vacation in Heaven
Houseparty Productions, Takoma Park, Md. VHS 1989 57min.
Multicultural Media MCM 1011 DVD 2006 57min.
BLUES HOUSEPARTY - Music, Dance and Stories by Masters of the Piedmont Blues
Featuring John Cephas and Phil Wiggins, Archie Edwards, John Jackson,
James Jackson, Cora Jackson, Flora Molton and Larry Wise,
John Dee Holeman and Quentin 'Fris' Holloway
Filmed in 1989 at the late John Jackson's home in Fairfax Station,
Produced and Edited by Eleanor Ellis
Directed by Jackson Frost
for the Greater Washington [D.C] Folklore Society.