Charles Burnett's beautiful, poetic masterpiece is novelistic in its narrative density and richness of characterization. Harry Mention, an enigmatic drifter from the South, comes to visit an old acquaintance named Gideon, who now lives in South-Central Los Angeles. Harry's charming, down-home manner hides a malicious penchant for stirring up trouble, and he exerts a strange and powerful eff... Written by
When Harry comes to town, he brings good times, bad times... And a lot of trouble!
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Traditional, attributed to J.B.F. Wright
Performed by Sister Rosetta Tharpe
(as Sister Rosetta Thorpe)
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