The story of the civil rights movement through its songs. These early 1960's field recordings are from campaign centers such as Montogomery and Birmingham, AL; Albany and Atlanta, GA; Greenwood, MS; and Nashville, TN. They testify to the irrepressible power of song in the civil rights movement.
Contents: 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 & 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.