Slave Songs of the United States: The Classic 1867 Anthology
- Creators:William Francis AllenCharles Pickard WareLucy McKim Garrison
- Brand:Dover Publications
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- Sales Rank:317,113
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.5
- Dimensions (in):0.5 x 5.5 x 8.5
- Publication Date:July 6, 1995
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This 1867 landmark book represents the first systematic effort to collect and preserve the songs sung by the plantation slaves of the Old South. Most of the 130 songs, arranged by geographic area, were recorded directly from the singers themselves. Includes the melody line and all known verses to each song.
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