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Lest We Forget, Vol. 2: Birmingham, Alabama, 1963 - Mass Meeting
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 50 mins

Songs played a large role in the movement to close the racial divide in America during the 1960s, and prayers, chants, sermons, and shouts were also fundamental to this task. Guy and Candie Carawan recorded Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph Albernathy speaking just after they were arrested for attempting to, as C...

(Folkways Records, 1980), 50 mins
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written by Scott Saul; in Freedom Is, Freedom Ain’t: Jazz and the Making of the Sixties (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003), 258-282
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Birmingham Sunday
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produced by Anne E. Hills, 1953- and Scott Petito; performed by Tom Paxton, 1937- and Anne E. Hills, 1953-; in Under American Skies (Appleseed, 2001), 6 mins
Tom Paxton reunites with one-time collaborator Anne Hills for this album of largely political folk, which includes such evergreens as "Carry It On," "Birmingham Sunday" (about the racially motivated 1963 church bombing), "God Bless the Grass," and Paxton's own "Clarissa Jones." Also on the program are a few later...
produced by Anne E. Hills, 1953- and Scott Petito; performed by Tom Paxton, 1937- and Anne E. Hills, 1953-; in Under American Skies (Appleseed, 2001), 6 mins
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Chapter 5: Duke's Diplomacy
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written by Penny M. von Eschen; in Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004), 134-160
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March On, Dr. Martin Luther King
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written by Guido van Rijn; in Kennedy's Blues: African-American Blues and Gospel Songs on JFK (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2007), 97-136
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3: Rediscovery and Sweet Success
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written by Philip R. Ratcliffe; in Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues (Jackson, MI: University Press of Mississippi, 2011), 141-194
written by Philip R. Ratcliffe; in Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues (Jackson, MI: University Press of Mississippi, 2011), 141-194
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