Freedom Song: Young Voices and the Struggle for Civil Rights Mary C Turck

ISBN: 9781306035576

Published: November 1st 2013

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161 pages


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Freedom Song: Young Voices and the Struggle for Civil Rights  by  Mary C Turck

Freedom Song: Young Voices and the Struggle for Civil Rights by Mary C Turck
November 1st 2013 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 161 pages | ISBN: 9781306035576 | 7.54 Mb

Blending memorable music with a historical context, this exploration provides a fresh perspective on the civil rights movement by showing how certain songs served as its voice. From the Chicago Children s Choir to the SNCC Freedom Singers, thisMoreBlending memorable music with a historical context, this exploration provides a fresh perspective on the civil rights movement by showing how certain songs served as its voice. From the Chicago Children s Choir to the SNCC Freedom Singers, this resource examines the churches and groups that worked to counteract segregation, transforming traditional spirituals to fit the struggle for civil rights.

The galvanizing roles of numerous songs are discussed in detail, such as Lift Every Voice and Sing, Precious Lord, Take My Hand, Wade in the Water, and We Shall Overcome. An accompanying CD, Songs on the Road to Freedom, features the Chicago Children s Choir performing the songs discussed throughout the book.



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