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Title How sweet the sound : African-American songs for children / selected by Wade & Cheryl Hudson ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.
Pub Info New York : Scholastic, ©1995.
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Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Presents lyrics and background notes for twenty-three contemporary and traditional African-American songs. Includes "Kumbaya," "Take the 'A' Train," and Stevie Wonder's "Happy Birthday."
Contents Kum ba ya -- Over my head -- Go down Moses -- Follow the drinkin' gourd -- Take this hammer -- Bring me li'l' water, Silvy -- Sweet oranges -- Blueberries -- That' how the cake walk's done -- The boll weevil-- Lift ev'ry voice and sing -- This little light of mine -- Swing low, sweet chariot -- Take my hand, precious Lord -- Miss Mary Mack -- Hambone -- We shall not be moved -- Take the A train -- Dog, dog -- Freedom's comin' -- Happy birthday -- Say it loud, I'm black and I'm proud -- Get on board, little children.
Credits Music composed by Curtis Hudson ; produced by Curtis Hudson.
Performer Cassette narrated by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson.
Subject Children's poetry, American.
American poetry -- African American authors.
Children's songs -- United States -- Texts.
African Americans -- Juvenile poetry.
Songs -- United States.
African Americans -- Music.
Genre Sound recordings.
Add Author Hudson, Wade.
Hudson, Cheryl Willis.
Cooper, Floyd, illustrator.
Alt Title African-American songs for children
ISBN 0590480308
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