Various Artists - Sing For Freedom: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement Through Its Songs (1990)

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Title: Sing For Freedom: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement Through Its Songs
Year Of Release: 1990
Label: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre: Folk, Gospel, African American Music
Quality: 16-bit/44.1kHz FLAC +booklet
Total Time: 63 min
Total Size: 386 mb
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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. "...[T]here 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!



Tracklist:
1.01 - The Montgomery Improvement Association - We are Soldiers in the Army (2:33)
1.02 - The Montgomery Improvement Association - Keep Your Hand on the Plow (2:13)
1.03 - The Montgomery Improvement Association - This Little Light of Mine (2:14)
1.04 - The Nashville Quartet - You Better Leave Segregation Alone (0:39)
1.05 - The Nashville Quartet - Your Dog Loves My Dog (1:57)
1.06 - The Freedom Singers - Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn You Round (2:32)
1.07 - Ben Gay - I Woke Up This Morning with My Mind on Freedom (3:38)
1.08 - Charles Jones and Cordell Reagon - Keep Your Eyes on the Prize (1:48)
1.09 - Bertha Gober - Oh Pritchett, Oh Kelly (2:31)
1.10 - Bettie Mae Fikes - Up Above My Head (1:02)
1.11 - The Freedom Singers - This Little Light of Mine (3:48)
1.12 - Cordell Hull Reagon - Brown Baby (1:56)
1.13 - The Freedom Singers - Which Side are You On? (3:47)
1.14 - Hollis Watkins - I'm Gonna Sit at the Welcome Table (1:54)
1.15 - Hollis Watkins - Mass Meeting and Prayer (3:55)
1.16 - Dock Reece - Guide My Feet (2:10)
1.17 - Mamie Brown and Carlton Reese - I'm on My Way (3:42)
1.18 - Ralph Abernathy - Rev. Ralph Abernathy (1:34)
1.19 - Cleo Kennedy and Carlton Reese - Yes We Want Our Freedom (2:23)
1.20 - Martin Luther King - Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. (3:43)
1.21 - Carlton Reese - Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't Do (2:19)
1.22 - Fannie Lou Hamer and Robert Parris Moses - Get on Board (4:55)
1.23 - Robert Parris Moses - No Danger in the Water (1:24)
1.24 - Medgar Wiley Evers - Medgar Evers Speaking (1:10)
1.25 - Robert Parris Moses - Keep Your Eyes on the Prize (1:12)
1.26 - Guy and Candie Carawan - We Shall Overcome (2:43)

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