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Spirituals and Shout Songs from the Georgia Coast

Spirituals and Shout Songs from the Georgia Coast

Acclaimed upholders of the African American ring shout, the McIntosh County Shouters keep the faith, form, and fervor of the generations-old tradition rooted in their small community of coastal Georgia. Companion songs to the shuffle-step devotional movement called “shouting” have resisted slavery, strengthened spirit, and left us a cultural keystone for the future. Through their classic shout songs and spirituals, the Shouters beckon us to remember the past while envisioning the future of the African American cultural legacy.

The collection is part of the African American Legacy Series, co-presented with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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Track Listing

101
Jubilee The McIntosh County Shouters 2:23
102
Believer, I Know The McIntosh County Shouters 3:40
103
I Come to Tell You The McIntosh County Shouters 4:36
104
Walk with Me The McIntosh County Shouters 4:41
105
Drive Ol’ Joe The McIntosh County Shouters 3:31
106
Went to the Burial / Sinner Weep So The McIntosh County Shouters 5:31
107
Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit The McIntosh County Shouters 4:06
108
Move, Daniel The McIntosh County Shouters 2:38
109
I Won’t Turn Back The McIntosh County Shouters 2:37
110
Oh, My Loving Mother The McIntosh County Shouters 2:51
111
Army Cross Over The McIntosh County Shouters 4:44
112
Walk Through the Valley in the Field The McIntosh County Shouters 3:34
113
Daniel Saw That Little Stone The McIntosh County Shouters 2:41
114
In the Field We Must Die The McIntosh County Shouters 2:36
115
Oh, Lord, I Want You to Help Me The McIntosh County Shouters 4:42
116
I Wade the Water to My Knees The McIntosh County Shouters 3:07
117
This May Be Our Last Time The McIntosh County Shouters 3:30

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