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Title:
How sweet the sound : African-American songs for children / selected by Wade and Cheryl Hudson ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.
Call Number:
j784.624 HOW
Publication Date:
c1995.
Publisher:
New York : Scholastic, c1995.
Physical Description:
48 p. : col ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents:
Kum ba ya / Traditional -- Over my head / Spiritual -- Go down, Moses / Spiritual -- Follow the drinkin' gourd / Traditional -- Take this hammer / Traditional -- Bring me li'l' water, Silvy / Huddie Ledbetter -- Sweet oranges / Street cry -- Blueberries / Street cry -- That's how the cake walk's done / J. Leubrie Hill -- The boll weevil / Huddie Ledbetter -- Lift ev'ry voice and sing / James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson -- Swing low, sweet chariot / Spiritual -- This little light of mine / Traditional -- Take my hand, precious Lord / Thomas A. Dorsey -- Take the "A" train / Billy Strayhorn -- Miss Mary Mack / Traditional/Hand-clapping song -- Hambone / Traditional/Chant -- Dog, dog / James Bevel and Bernard Lafayette -- We shall not be moved / Traditional/Freedom song -- Freedom's comin' / Traditional/Freedom song -- Say it loud, I'm black and I'm proud / James Brown -- Happy birthday / Stevie Wonder -- Get on board, little children / Spiritual.
Summary:
Presents lyrics and background notes for twenty-three contemporary and traditional African-American songs. Includes "Kumbaya," "Take the 'A' Train," and Stevie Wonder's "Happy Birthday."
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
Added Title:
African-American songs for children
Horizon Bib Number:
39478
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