Church and Camp Meeting Hymns
Includes lyrics and WAV files for ~10 spirituals quoted in "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
Glimpses #89: Slave Songs
Article from the Christian History Institute, with song lyrics.
Eyewitness account of lyrics and performance, from an article in the 1867 Atlantic Monthly.
Negro Spirituals and Gospel Music
(Historical overview, with a few sample lyrics).
Slave Songs of the United States.
E-text including introduction, lyrics, and annotated music collected by William Francis Allen, 1830-1889, Charles Pickard Ware, 1840-1921, and Lucy McKim Garrison 1842-1877.
The Negro Spiritual
Quarterly containing education, history, and news related to Negro Spirituals: subscription information, news, and reviews.