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Sing For Freedom  The Story of the Civil Rights Movement CD

Sing For Freedom The Story of the Civil Rights Movement CD

  • $1599


Hymns, speeches, spirituals, gospel songs, and prayers...a moving civil rights collection drawn from 1960s field recordings in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. The compilation captures the irrepressible spirit of that era and reveals a determined and triumphant African American culture. A collection of glorious songs and heartstopping selections by The SNCC Freedom Singers, Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Abernathy, and others.

"...there is wonderful singing here, great conviction, and the immediacy of living truth... powerful documentation of the most important social movement of our time." -- Sing Out!

101 We are Soldiers in the Army The Montgomery Improvement Association 2:31


102 Keep Your Hand on the Plow The Montgomery Improvement Association 2:11


103 This Little Light of Mine The Montgomery Improvement Association 2:12


104 You Better Leave Segregation Alone The Nashville Quartet 0:39


105 Your Dog Loves My Dog The Nashville Quartet 1:59


106 Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round The Freedom Singers 2:30


107 I Woke Up This Morning with My Mind on Freedom Ben Gay 3:37


108 Keep Your Eyes on the Prize Charles Jones and Cordell Reagon 1:46


109 Oh Pritchett, Oh Kelly Bertha Gober, Rutha Harris, Charles Sherrod, and Jamie Culbreath 2:27


110 Up Above My Head Betty Mae Fikes 1:02


111 This Little Light of Mine The Freedom Singers 3:46


112 Brown Baby Cordell Hull Reagon 1:53


113 Which Side are You On? The Freedom Singers 3:46


114 I'm Gonna Sit at the Welcome Table Hollis Watkins 1:53


115 Mass Meeting and Prayer Hollis Watkins 3:53


116 Guide My Feet Dock Reese 2:06


117 I'm on My Way Mamie Brown and Carlton Reece 3:41


118 Rev. Ralph Abernathy Ralph Abernathy 1:31


119 Yes We Want Our Freedom Cleo Kennedey and Carlton Reece 2:23


120 Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 3:41


121 Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't Do Carlton Reece 2:15


122 Get on Board Fannie Lou Hamer and Robert Parris Moses 4:53


123 No Danger in the Water Robert Parris Moses 1:23


124 Medgar Evers Speaking Medgar Wiley Evers 1:10


125 Keep Your Eyes on the Prize Robert Parris Moses 1:10


126 We Shall Overcome The Freedom Singers 2:42

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