A Long Time to Freedom

A Long Time to Freedom

Ella Jenkins SFW45034

Adaptations of age-old African American traditions, songs sung on the long road toward freedom. An album for adults as well as children. For more information about Ella Jenkins, please visit www.ellajenkins.com.

Year Released 1992
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 1992 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) Children's
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) African American
Subject(s) Folksong revival; Music--Juvenile

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101 The Wilderness Ella Jenkins 3:21
102 I'm Gonna Tell God All My Troubles Ella Jenkins 3:24
103 Heaven Ella Jenkins 2:30
104 When the Roll is Called Up Yonder Ella Jenkins 2:50
105 Tol' My Captain Ella Jenkins 2:48
106 I'm Gonna Ride This Train Ella Jenkins 3:54
107 Jimbo Ella Jenkins 2:13
108 Another Man Done Gone Ella Jenkins 1:58
201 Soft Pedal Blues Ella Jenkins 3:15
202 Po' Man's Blues Ella Jenkins 3:01
203 A Friendly Loan Ella Jenkins 2:38
204 How High's the Water Ella Jenkins 1:24
205 An Old Lady and Her Horse Ella Jenkins 2:56
206 If You Ever Get Down Ella Jenkins 2:58
207 Freedom's Coming Mighty Soon Ella Jenkins 2:44
208 A Long Time Ella Jenkins 3:29
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