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The long road to freedom an anthology of Black music.
De Paur, Leonard, arranger, conductor.
Publication Information:
[New York] : Buddha Records : Distributed by BMG, [2001]

Physical Description:
5 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (138 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 28 cm) + 1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.)
General Note:
Buddha Records: 74465 997562 (on DVD: 74465-99756-9).

Compact discs.

Accompanying text principally by Mari Evans and Harry Belafonte.

Bonus DVD special features: "Harry Belafonte's reminiscence of that special period [i.e. 1960's] ... biographies of key participants and musicians, web site links, a message from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and much more"--Book, p. [9].

Compact disc.
The roots. Ose yie ; Sakadougou ; Ake ; Kufidi m'pala bituta ; Ayilongo ; Oba oba ; Okaikoi ; Ashiee tatale ; Aja aja o ; Falle-well Shisha Maley ; Amazing grace, and the sermon -- Shouts and early spirituals. How do you do, ev'rybody? ; O, Lord, I'm waitin' on you ; Prayer ; Kneebone bend ; Hark 'e angel ; Yonder comes day ; Goodbye, ev'rybody -- Louisiana Creole. Tombeau, tombeau ; Je m'en vais finir mes jours ; Dans un brigatoire ; Pour la belle Layotte ; Fomme la dit, mo malheuré ; Miche Banjo -- Slave Christmas. Good mornin', good mornin' ; All roun' de glory manger ; Mary, what you call yo' baby? ; Wonderful councillor -- The long road to freedom, Underground Railroad. Follow the drinking gourd ; Steal away to Jesus ; There's a meetin' here tonight ; Many thousan' gone -- The long road to freedom, the war. The colored volunteer ; We look like men of war ; Song of the First Arkansas Volunteers ; Free at las' -- Country moods. Ol' lady from Brewster ; Hallie, come on! ; Run squirrel, whoa mule ; Fox chase ; Chickens done crowed ; 'Way go Lily ; Shine on ; Grey goose ; Pick a bale o' cotton ; L'il gal, li'l gal ; Go to sleepy -- City moods. I got 'em ; Hambone, hambone ; Watermelon man ; Fare thee well, oh honey ; Blackberry woman ; Easy rider blues ; Oh, Johnny Brown ; I got 'em ; Black woman ; Watermelon man -- Ballads and frolics. Let the deal go down ; Betty and Dupree ; Eas' man ; John Henry ; Boll weevil -- Bad men, booze, and minstrels. Stagolee ; Joe Turner blues ; Honey, take a whiff on me ; Go 'long muley ; My baby in a Guinea blue gown ; Dat liar ; Finale -- Muscles and sweat. Ho boys, cancha line 'em? ; Good ir'n ; Go on, ol' gator ; Doncha hear yo' po' mother callin'? ; River sounding chant ; Nobody's business, Lord, but mine -- My God is a rock. My God is a rock ; We are climbin' Jacob's ladder ; I am so glad ; I'll never turn back no mo'--and excerpt from Dr. King speech ; Lord, I don't feel noways tired.
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Format :
Music CD


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Frank E. Merriweather Library BJA 17 Adult Media Kit Reference material
Audubon Library BJA 17 Adult Media Kit Oversize

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