Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Slave Songs

Songs of Freedom
The seemingly innocent spirituals, as the slave songs came to be known, were more than simple hymns of endurance and a belief in a better afterlife. ...
The Ballad of the Underground ... - Follow the Drinking Gourd - Wade In the Water

Coded Slave Songs
“Wade in the Water”, one of the most common slave songs and still a gospel standard, provided literal escape instructions' ...

Song Official Site of Negro Spirituals, antique Gospel Music
They were called “spiritual songs” and the term “sperichil” (spiritual) appeared for the first time in the book “Slave Songs of The United States”

Songs of Freedom
Jump to Spirituals and Anti-Slavery Songs‎: The more explicit anti-slavery verses in some of these songs, though, may be additions from the Civil War ...

Slave Work Songs : The Colonial Williamsburg Official History Site
Slave work gangs used these kinds of call-and-response work songs to regulate the pace of their work. These songs also became an opportunity ...

Work song
African American work songs originally developed in the era of slavery, ... The first collection of African American 'slave songs' was published in 1867 by ...

Amazon.com: Stellar Funk: Best of: Slave: Music
This is an excellent best of Slave as well as featuring some of Steve Arrington's solo songs. If you are a Slave fan, you will appreciate this purchase. ...
www.amazon.com › Music › Dance & Electronic › Disco

Slavery and the Making of America . The Slave Experience ...
Today, slave music is usually grouped in three major categories: Religious, Work, and "Recreational" songs. Each type adapted elements of African and ...

Books for slave songs
Slave Songs of the United States - William Francis Allen, Charles Pickard Ware, ... - 1867 - 176 pages
Slave Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands - Lydia Parrish, Art Rosenbaum, Olin Downes, ... - 1992 - 330 pages

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