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Voices of the civil rights movement [sound recording] : Black American freedom songs, 1960-1966.

Other Title:
Black American freedom songs, 1960-1966
Publication:
Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways, p1997.
Format/Description:
Sound recording
2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Civil rights movements -- United States -- Songs and music.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Songs and music.
Protest songs -- United States.
African Americans -- Music.
Contents:
Freedom medley: Freedom chant ; Oh freedom ; This little light of mine
This little light of mine
If you miss me from the back of the bus
Lord, hold my hand while I run this race
Get on board, children
Calypso freedom
Freedom now chant
Oh freedom
Ain' scared of nobody
Leaning on the everlasting arms
Sermon / Rev. Lawrence Campbell
We are soldiers in the army
Go tell it on the mountain
Wade in the water
Come bah yah
Walk with me, Lord
Jesus on the mainline, tell him what you want
Freedom train
Don't you think it's about time that we all be free
We're marching on to freedom land
We shall overcome
We'll never turn back
We shall not be moved
Certainly, Lord
Get your rights, Jack
Which side are you on
Woke up this morning with my mind on freedom
Been in the storm so long
Dog, dog
The A & P song
Oh Pritchett, oh Kelly
I told Jesus
99 1/2 won't do
I'm on my way
City called heaven
In the Mississippi River
Ain' gonna let nobody turn me 'round
Will the circle be unbroken
Governor Wallace
Ballad of Medgar Evers
Uncle Tom's prayer
Oginga odinga
We shall overcome.
Participant:
Various performers.
Notes:
"Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / Center for Folklife Programs & Cultural Studies"--p. [4] of booklet cover.
Among the groups and participants named are: SNCC Freedom Singers, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Willie Peacock.
Recorded at public meetings at various locations and times between 1960 and 1966.
Compact disc.
Originally issued on 12-inch vinyl disks by Smithsonian Institution Press (1980 R023).
Program notes with bibliography and discography (38 p. : ill.) laid in container.
Disc 1 subtitle: Mass meetings; disc 2 subtitle: Ensembles.
Contributor:
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings. , Associated name
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies. , Associated name
OCLC:
36328040
Publisher Number:
SF 40084 Smithsonian Folkways
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