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Slave Shout Songs from the Coast of Georgia

Slave Shout Songs from the Coast of Georgia

The McIntosh County Shouters, 1993 recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship, are known for their compelling fusion of dance, call-and-response singing, and percussion consisting of hand-clapping and beating a stick. The ring shout has African origins, but as the tradition formed during slavery, it also contains strong elements of Christian belief. This album will make you want to jump out of your chair and join in.

Track Listing

101
Blow, Gabriel The McIntosh County Shouters 3:37
102
Jubilee The McIntosh County Shouters 2:17
103
Soldier of the Jubilee The McIntosh County Shouters 0:34
104
Move, Daniel The McIntosh County Shouters 3:49
105
Pharaoh's Host Got Lost The McIntosh County Shouters 1:38
106
Kneebone Bend The McIntosh County Shouters 2:57
107
Watch That Star The McIntosh County Shouters 3:46
108
Lay Down, Body The McIntosh County Shouters 2:59
201
Religion, So Sweet The McIntosh County Shouters 2:26
202
Read 'Em John The McIntosh County Shouters 1:31
203
Eve and Adam The McIntosh County Shouters 4:23
204
John on the Island, I Hear Him Groan The McIntosh County Shouters 1:28
205
Hold the Baby The McIntosh County Shouters 2:19
206
I Want to Die Weepin' Mary The McIntosh County Shouters 0:59
207
Wade the Water to My Knees The McIntosh County Shouters 1:12
208
Time Drawin' Nigh The McIntosh County Shouters 2:19
209
Farewell, Last Goin' The McIntosh County Shouters 2:40

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