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The long road to freedom : an anthology of Black music.

Author: Leonard De Paur; Mari Evans; Harry Belafonte; Belafonte Enterprises.
Publisher: [New York] : Buddha Records : Distributed by BMG, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : DVD audio : Blues : Folk music : Multiple forms : Songs   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A musical history of America's Africans, including African tribal songs, slave call and response, work songs, spirituals, minstrel songs, blues, and more. Includes a lavishly illustrated book on the history of African American music, and a DVD about the production of this groundbreaking work.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Material Type: Music, Videorecording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Visual material
Music Type: Folk music; Songs; Blues
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard De Paur; Mari Evans; Harry Belafonte; Belafonte Enterprises.
OCLC Number: 48154988
Notes: Buddha Records: 74465 997562 (on DVD: 74465-99756-9).
Compact discs; in case (30 cm.).
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].
Credits: Executive producers, Harry Belafonte, David Belafonte for Belafonte Enterprises Incorporated, and Alex Miller for Buddha Records/BMG ; producers, Harry Belafonte, David Belafonte, Albert C. Pryor, Leonard de Paur.
Performer(s): Various performers; Leonard de Paur, arranger, musical director.
Event notes: Recorded principally 1961-1971, at Webster Hall, New York.
Description: 5 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (138 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 28 cm.) + 1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: DVD.
Contents: 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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A musical history of America's Africans, including African tribal songs, slave call and response, work songs, spirituals, minstrel songs, blues, and more. Includes a lavishly illustrated book on the history of African American music, and a DVD about the production of this groundbreaking work.

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