Monday, March 8, 2010

Song Links

As you select your song, try out these versions. You can find the lyrics in your course pack.

Here is Billie Holiday singing "Strange Fruit."

Here is Bernice Johnson Reagon, of the SNCC freedom singers, who is interviewed in our course pack, singing, "Come and Go with Me to that Land," (part of the spiritual trilogy with lyrics in your course pack.

Here are members of the SNCC freedom singers performing "If You Miss Me from the Back of the Bus," in Chicago in 2007.

Here is Bob Dylan singing "Only a Pawn in their Game," at the Newport Folk Festival in 1963.

And here is Nina Simone singing "Mississippi Goddam"

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