Nothing but Love in God's Water: Volume 1: Black Sacred by Robert Darden

By Robert Darden

The first of 2 volumes chronicling the heritage and function of song within the African American event, Nothing yet Love in God’s Water explores how songs and singers helped African american citizens problem and triumph over slavery, subjugation, and suppression. From the spirituals of southern fields and the ringing chords of black gospel to the protest songs that modified the panorama of work and the cadences sung earlier than canine and water cannons in Birmingham, sacred tune has stood middle level within the African American drama. Myriad interviews, distinctive assets, and infrequent or misplaced recordings are used to check this drastically persuasive side of the move. Nothing yet Love in God’s Water explains the historic value of track and is helping us know the way track enabled the civil rights move to problem the main strong state at the planet.

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