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Everybody's Got a Right to Live

Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick
Everybody's Got a Right to Live

Singer-songwriters Jimmy Collier and Rev. Frederick Douglass “Kirk” Kirkpatrick (1933‒1987) offer a collection of original songs on civil rights themes in this 1968 recording. Both men were associates of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated in April 1968, just prior to the recording of this album. Collier sums up the significance of music’s role in the Civil Rights Movement through this quote in the album’s liner notes: “Music is the easiest way to tell the story of what we’re trying to do; [our] songs are one of the best tools for getting people together.” Included in the notes are biographies of Collier and Kirkpatrick and song lyrics.

Track Listing

101
Everybody's Got a Right to Live Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 2:34
102
We're Gonna Walk the Streets of Washington Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 2:25
103
You're Just a Laughin' Fool Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 3:27
104
Burn, Baby, Burn Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 4:20
105
The Fires of Napalm Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 3:36
201
I Can't Take Care of My Family Thisaway Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 3:00
202
The Cities Are Burning Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 3:43
203
I'm Going Home on the Morning Train Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 3:59
204
Washington Zoo Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 1:53
205
Hands Off Nkrumah Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 3:13
206
My Old Missus Jimmy Collier and Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick 2:56

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