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Sing for freedom : the story of the Civil Rights Movement through its songs

Author: Guy Carawan; Candie Carawan
Publisher: Bethlehem, Pa. : Sing Out Corp., ©1992.
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Genre/Form: Music
Songs and music
Document Type: Musical Score
Music Type: Songs; Gospel music
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Carawan; Candie Carawan
ISBN: 0962670448 9780962670442
OCLC Number: 28825841
Notes: Principally melodies with chord symbols.
Previously pub. as 2 separate volumes.
Compact disc produced by Smithsonian/Folkways Records.
Description: 1 score (312 pages) : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: We shall overcome (originally pub.: New York : Oak Publications, 1963) --
Freedom is a constant struggle (originally pub.: New York : Oak Publications, 1968). We shall overcome. Sit-ins (1960). We shall overcome ; We are soldiers ; I'm gonna sit at the welcome table ; They go wild over me ; How did you feel ; Everybody sing freedom ; We shall not be moved ; This little light of mine ; You'd better leave segregation alone ; Dog, dog ; I know (We'll meet again) ; Ballad of the student sit-ins ; Moving on --
Freedom rides (1961). Which side are you on ; Freedom's comin' and it won't be long ; Get your rights, Jack ; Hallelujah, I'm a-travelin' ; If you miss me from the back of the bus ; Hully Gully ; Buses are a-comin', oh yes ; Parchman parodies (new words to 14 songs) --
Albany, Georgia (1961-62). Ain't gonna let nobody turn me round ; Oh Pritchett, oh Kelly ; Sing till the power of the Lord comes down ; Come and go with me to that land ; Certainly, Lord ; I'm on my way to the Freedom Land ; I'm so glad ; Oh freedom ; Over my head ; Walkin' for freedom just like John --
Voter registration (1962-63) One man's hands ; Woke up this morning with my mind on freedom ; Get on board, little children ; Come by here ; Fighting for my rights ; Been down into the South ; We'll never turn back ; Ballad of Herbert Lee ; The hammer song --
Greenwood, Birmingham through the march on Washington, 8/63. Guide my feet while I run this race ; Bull Connor's jail ; Ballad for Bill Moore ; Hard travelin' ; Ninety-nine and a half won't do ; Keep your eyes on the prize --
Freedom is a constant struggle: Songs of the Freedom Movement. I got on my travelling shoes (1963-64). Travelling shoes ; Great day for me ; Birmingham Sunday ; We've got a job ; We're gonna march in St. Augustine ; I love everybody ; Wade in the water ; Legend of Danville ; Demonstrating G.I. ; Oginga Odinga ; Prophecy of a SNCC field secretary ; You should have been there ; I ain't scared a' your jail ; Nothing but a soldier ; Go ahead ; Up over my head --
Freedom is a constant struggle (Summer 1964). Why was the darkie born ; Freedom train a' comin' ; Father's grave ; I want my freedom ; It isn't nice ; Mississippi Goddam ; Freedom is a constant struggle ; We got a thing going on ; Go tell it on the mountain ; Carry it on --
I been in the storm so long. The return to Afro-American roots. Throw me anywhere, Lord ; Juba ; Give me the gourd to drink water ; Bullyin' Jack-a-Diamonds ; Go down old Hannah ; Delta blues ; Bourgeois blues ; Down on me ; I been in the storm so long ; I'll be all right ; I will overcome --
Oh, Wallace, you never can jail us all. Selma, Alabama (1963-65). This may be the last time ; Berlin Wall ; Do what the spirit say do ; Right! right ; Which side are you on ; Another day's journey ; Oh, Wallace (You can never jail us all) ; Murder on the road in Alabama --
We got the whole world shakin'. Chicago and the North (1966-68). I don't want to be lost in the slums ; Lead poison on the wall ; Rent strike blues ; Burn, Baby, burn ; People get ready ; Never too much love ; Gonna be a meetin' over yonder ; Freedom now ; We got the whole world shakin' ; Move on over ; Keep on pushing. Contents of compact disc: We are soldiers in the army --
Keep your hand on the plow --
This little light --
You better leave segregation alone --
Your dog loves my dog --
Ain't gonna let nobody turn me around --
I woke up this morning with my mind on freedom --
Keep your eyes on the prize --
Oh Pritchett, oh Kelly --
Up above my head --
This little light --
Brown baby --
Which side are you on? --
I'm gonna sit at the welcome table --
Mass meeting and prayer --
Guide my feet --
I'm on my way --
Rev. Ralph Abernathy --
Yes, we want our freedom --
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Ninety-nine-and-a-half won't do --
Get on board --
No danger in the water --
Medgar Evers speaking --
Keep your eyes on the prize --
We shall overcome.
Other Titles: We shall overcome.
Freedom is a constant struggle.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Guy and Candie Carawan.

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