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Just listen to this song I'm singing : African-American history through song / Jerry Silverman.

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JUV JNF 782.42 SILVERMA
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Item details

  • ISBN: 1562946730
  • ISBN: 9781562946739
  • Physical Description: 95 p. : ill ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1996.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes music for voice and keyboard, with chord symbols.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes discographies, bibliographical references (p. 93), and index.
Contents:
Michael, row the boat ashore -- Go down, Moses -- Follow the drinking gourd -- John Henry -- Joe Turner -- Casey Jones -- The Ragtime Dance song -- Yellow Dog blues -- The long-line skinner blues -- The Midnight Special -- Don't you leave me here -- The Darktown Strutter's Ball -- We shall overcome.
Summary, etc.:
Uses the music and lyrics of thirteen African-American songs as a focal point for relating the history of the African-American experience and for telling American musical history.
Subject: African Americans > Music > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
Music > United States > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
Songs, English > United States > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Music
Music > United States.
Songs, English > United States.
Music > United States > Juvenile literature.
Songs > United States.
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