TITLE

Songs of slavery

AUTHOR(S)
Hamel, Ruth M.
PUB. DATE
February 1993
SOURCE
Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses slave songs, which were used to pass along information about escape route, to warn of danger and to express hopes and sorrows. True meanings of the words in the slave song `Follow the Drinking Gourd'; Complaints about white owners in the slave song `Run, Black Man, Run'; Well-known slave song, `John Brown's Body'; More.
ACCESSION #
9302260645

 

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