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    African-American Spirituals done by Jay Droz in 4 Languages
My attempt here was to sing and play our rich African-American Spirituals for their beautiful spiritual and often double meaning lyrics. Some I developed in other languages in an attempt to convey the same rich lyrical meanings in those languages as best as I could. I have now completed about thirty Spirituals in Polish, the language of my parents who escaped from Poland in 1913 to America to escape similar tyranny and torture from their Russian occupiers of Poland at that time.

Please also read "JAY'S AND PAT'S BIOS AND REPORTS ON WORKING (WITNESSING) FOR JESUS" at the bottom of the Index

Here's a playlist of all the Videos completed as of 7-4-16: :

Here's the Index of all of the single Videos and Audios of African-American Spirituals as of 7-4-16:


Alguien Llama a Tu Puerta (Somebody's...) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Balsam W Gilead (There Is a Balm In Gilead) - Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Buenas noticias, el Rey ya viene (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Calvario! (Calvary) Spanish (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Calvary! - Easter (Eng-Polish) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Christmas - Go, Tell It On the Mountain (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Czasami Czuje Sie (Sometimes I Feel...) Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Daj Mi Jezusa (Give Me Jesus) - Polish (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Do Lord! (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Dobra Nowina, Krol Nadchodzi! -Good News.. (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Down By the Riverside (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Dwanascie bram miasta (Twelve Gates To the City) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


El Tiene Todo el Mundo en Sus Manos (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Every Time I Feel the Spirit! (Spiritual)  PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Give Me Jesus! (Spiritual) Eng-Polish PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Go, Tell It On The Mountain! (Spiritual) PLAY
Good News! Chariot's Comin' (Spiritual) PLAY
Good News, the King Is Coming (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Hallulujah! He Is Risen! (Easter Spiritual)  PLAY VIDEO
Hammer Ring Medley (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
He Never Said A Mumblin' Word! (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
He Rose (They Crucified My Savior) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
He's Got the Whole World In His Hands (Spiritual) PLAY
His Eye Is On The Sparrow!(W/Flute) (Spiritual) PLAY
His Eye Is On The Sparrow!(Jego Oczy sa Zwrocone) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


I believe This Is Jesus (Wierze, ze to jest Jezus) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
I Shall Not Be Moved (Spiritual) Psalm 16 PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
I Want Jesus To Walk With Me (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
I Want to be Ready (Spiritual) Eng-Polish PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
I'm Gonna Sing When the Spirit Says Sing (Spiritual) PLAY
I'm So Glad Jesus Lifted Me! (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
I've Got a Robe (Spiritual) PLAY
I've Got Peace Like a River (W/Jazz Organ) (Spiritual) PLAY
I've Just Come From the Fountain (Eng-Polish) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Jedz, Jezu, Krolu (Ride on king Jesus) Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Jesus In the Morning (Spiritual in Eng-Polish) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Jesus is a Rock (Jezus Jest Skala) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Jesus! Deed I Do! (W/Jazz Organ) (Spiritual) PLAY
Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley Psalm 23 (Spiritual) (Eng-Pol) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Jesu, Jesu Fill Us With Your Love (Eng-Polish) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Jezu Jezu, Napelnij Nas... (Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us..) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Jezus W Rano (Spiritual in Polish and English) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Kalwaria (Calvary) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Khoroshiye novosti - Russian! (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Ktos Puka do twych Drzwi (Somebody's...) Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Kum Ba Yah, mi Dios (Spanish - English) Psalm 79 (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Kumbaya Panie -(Kum Ba Yah) Psalm 79 - Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Let Us Break Bread Together!(Spiritual) Eng-Pol   PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Lord, I Want to be a Christian (Spiritual) (Eng-Polish) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Moje zycie uplywa ..(.My Life Flows On...) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
My Life Flows On In Endless Song! (Spiritual)  PLAY
My Life Flows On In Endless Song! (W/Soprano Sax) (Spiritual)  PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
My Lord, What a Morning!(Spiritual) Eng-Polish   PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Nigdy Nie Pisnal (He Never Said a Mumbalin' Word) - Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Nikt Nie Wie, ile Nieszczescia Widziaem (Nobody Knows)- Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen (Eng-Pol) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Nosze Boza szate (I've Got a Robe) - Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


O Mary, Don't You Weep (Spiritual) PLAY \  PLAY VIDEO
O Maryjo nie Placz (O Mary don't you weep) - Spiritual PLAY \  PLAY VIDEO
Old Time Religion! (Spiritual) PLAY
On Ma Caly Swiat w Jego Rece (He's Got the Whole.) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Panie, chce byc chrzescijaninem. (Lord I Want..) Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Pedz Nisko,Rajski Rydvanie (Swing Low) Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Potrzebuje Modlic Sie (Polish)! - Polish (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Pozwol nam lamac chleb razem (Let Us Break Bread.) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Prosze Pamietaj o Mnie (Do Lord, Remember Me) - Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Przejdzcie przez wode (Wade in the water) - Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Przy Brzegu Rzeki (Down by the Riverside)- Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Ride On, King Jesus (Spiritual) A Cappella PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Send the Light! (W/Sax) (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Somebody Prayed For Me (Spiritual) PLAY
Somebody's Knocking at Your Door (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Soon Ah Will Be Done (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Standing In the Need Of Prayer (Spiritual) w/Jazz Organ PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Pedz Nisko)(Spiritual) Eng-Pol PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


There is a Balm in Gilead! (Spiritual) Eng-Pol PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
This Little Light Of Mine! To Male Swiatelko (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
To Male Swiatelko (This little light) Spiritual  PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Twelve Gates To the City (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Wade In the Water (Easter) (Spiritual) Eng-Pol PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Wayfaring Stranger (Easter Spiritual) Eng-Pol PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Were You There? - Easter (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Who'll Be A Witness For My Lord (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO
Wierze, ze to jest Jezus (I believe This Is Jesus) Spiritual PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


Zawsze, Kiedy Poczuje Ducha (Spiritual) PLAY  PLAY VIDEO


JAY'S BIO AND REPORT ON WORKING (WITNESSING) FOR JESUS
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Here's a little more about my musical career - Boring, to be sure. Needless to say, it started in 1947 (before you were born, I'm sure) when I served the next 9 years in the U.S. Army Infantry,which included combat in Korea for 2 years, and the rest of the time performing in Army bands in Germany, U.S., Korea and Japan. After discharge, I spent the next three years at the Ohio State University earning a BA degree, playing Sax in bands such as "Eddie Mann", the OSU Concert and Jazz Bands, and meeting and marrying Pat and having our first Son, Chris. After graduation,I worked in the U.S. Federal Govt, for the next 18 years as a computer specialist in Washington, D.C. but I also played and sang in bands like "Doc" Dikeman's Jazz Band and directed Civic Bands in Northern Virginia until 1976, when I could no longer hold my sax or conduct concert bands or do my Federal job due to a tremendous back problem (with two back operations), so I retired the next year from all except singing and a little Sax playing at home.

My first encounter with the piano was in the year 2000, at the age of 71+. It was God's doing all the way. My knowledge of music came from playing the saxophone, not the piano. He showed me how to play (and He is still teaching me!). I started recording on MP3.com soon thereafter, since my piano playing was still rough, I began to sing the tunes as well. All of this began from 9-11-01, when the Lord told me how to witness for Him and to the World for as long as I live - Praise the Lord!

It all has seemingly worked out for the Glory of God. I have praised Him with about 370 MP3 selections and 250+ Videos so far (7/4/16), and the number of listeners and downloaders on the Net in the World has increased geometrically (1,202,546+). Praise the Lord!

I am thankful to God for His lovingkindness and mercy! The tunes that I have done here for Him consist of a mixture of traditional hymns, new hymns by composers Ralph Merrifield and Rev. Stephen Misarski at http://www.NewHopeMusic.com spirituals, carols, folk and patriotic songs, and a few original songs which Pat and I composed (with much help from above.), all at http://www.jaydroz.com These have been done by me in English, Polish, Spanish and Russian. Polish I spoke before English at home with my Polish Mother. Russian and Spanish I learned at Ohio State U. in preparation for work with the U. S. State Department - which didn't work out due to being too old (30+) to take the Entrance Examination.

My eternal habitation will be heaven, since by the grace of God, I was born again about 40 years ago. I have strayed from the Way from time to time, but He has always been faithful to His promise to never leave nor forsake me. Without His grace, I would be doomed! But because of His grace to me, I am looking forward to a glorious eternal future, and am enjoying the abundant life that Jesus promised here and now. By the grace of God, He lives in me. Jesus did everything on the cross necessary to give me a right relationship to the Holy Trinity.

Ask Jesus Christ to come into your heart, and He will! Then you too will know for a fact where you will spend eternity! Praying a prayer similar to this one, meant from the heart, is all you need to do to be born again, to pass from death into life, and to change your citizenship from the kingdom of darkness to a citizenship in the Kingdom of Light: "God, I realize I need a Savior. I confess that I have sinned and I know that my sin will keep me out of heaven. I realize there is not one single thing I can do to earn my way into Your heaven. Right now I am placing all, 100 percent of my trust, in Christís death on the cross and resurrection from the dead as payment for my sin. I now accept you as my Lord and Savior, and I commit my life to you. Thank you for forgiving me and giving me your Holy Spirit."
Done 7-4-16


PAT'S BIO AND REPORT ON WORKING (WITNESSING) FOR JESUS
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Patricia (Pat )Manister Droz was born in Canton, Ohio. Her formative years through high school were spent in Loudonville, Ohio. She attended Ohio State University where she met and married Julius (Jay) Droz in 1958. Together they had five children.

She entered the field of bookkeeping in 1976 and continued in this career first as a bookkeeper for a private accountant and further as manager/bookkeeper for Inova Fairfax Hospital Treasure Trove (a consignment/thrift store in Annandale, Virginia). Retired in 1998 she continued using her bookkeeping skills as Assistant Treasurer of her church, Peace Lutheran, located in Alexandria, Virginia.

For her Trinity Lutheran Church in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, she has served as Council President for 8 years, Vice President for the last 4 years and counting, and many other Circle and Committee participations, all for the Glory of God.

Her interests include cooking, reading and traveling. She and her husband, Jay, currently reside in and New Smyrna Beach, Florida since 2004, the year of the three huge hurricanes right after they moved in.. (5/2015)