Give Your Hands To Struggle

Bernice Johnson Reagon

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Format: CD

Cat No: SFW40049

Release Date:  21 January 1997

Label:  Smithsonian Folkways

Packaging Type:  Jewel Case

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  093074004920

Genres:  Folk  

  • Description

    Reagon's strengths as a songwriter, singer, and composer are reflected in this collection of songs performed with powerful layered harmonies. Includes the full-length version of Freedom in the Air and the previously unreleased We've Come a Long Way to Be Together. 43 minutes, informative 36-page booklet. 1975 Paredon Records reissue. "A fervent fusion of Black gospel and politics." —Goldmine

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. We've Come a Long Way to Be Together
      • 2. There's a New World Coming
      • 3. Room in the Circle
      • 4. Old Ship of Zion
      • 5. Why Did They Take Us Away?
      • 6. In My Hands
      • 7. Joan Little
      • 8. They Are Falling All Around Me
      • 9. Freedom in the Air
      • 10. I Won't Crumble With You If You Fall
      • 11. Had, Took, Misled
      • 12. Give Your Hands to Struggle