For the last post in my Songs of the Civil War Era series
, I thought I'd put up one of my favorite African-American spirituals, "Walk Together Children." I love the energy and joy in this song. And the lyrics are timeless, hopeful, inspirational, and true. If we work together
toward that better day, just think
what we can do!
Walk together children, don't you get weary
In the concert, the talking that comes before the song goes on a little long (and I apologize in advance for all the "um's") so I separated it out. That way, if you're not in the mood for a lecture, you can head straight for the music.
Here's the talking:
And here's the song:
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