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Together Let Us Sweetly Live – The Singing & Praying Bands (with CD)

Book (Item 604869) University Of Illinois, 2007 — Condition: New Copy
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A chronicle of African American Singing & Praying Bands in Maryland and Delaware – stirring spiritual music with roots in the Chesapeak Bay of the nineteenth century – and still thrives! It includes the first-person histories of the singers, players and prayers, musical annotion and photos. Text by Jonathan C David and some great b&w photography by Richard Holloway. Paperback, 231 pages. Comes with a CD of field recordings, too – audio snapshots of hymns, prayers, praise and services.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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