THE BLUES SHOW 483 – DEEP RIVER

A program of blues & gospel music in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, with selections by.Martha & Fontella Bass, T.J. Wheeler & the Funky River Band, Paul Robeson, SNCC Freedom Singers, Ella Jenkins & the Good Will Spiritual Choir, Marian Anderson, Los Angeles Jubilee Singers, Abyssinian Baptist Gospel Choir, Blind Boys of Alabama, Rev. Alex Bradford, Mahalia Jackson, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Charles Brown, Lightning Hopkins, and the Dixie Hummingbirds.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DEEP RIVER

THE BLUES SHOW 483

Bruce Pingree, WUNH-FM, Durham, NH, December 30, 2012 [21139]

Martha & Fontella Bass: You’ve Got the River Jordan To Cross

T.J. Wheeler & the Funky River Band: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free

Paul Robeson: No More Auction Block

SNCC Freedom Singers: Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around

Ella Jenkins & the Good Will Spiritual Choir: Wade On The Water

Marian Anderson: Deep River

Los Angeles Jubilee Singers: When The Saints Go Marching In

Abyssinian Baptist Gospel Choir: I’m Gonna Ride That Glory Train

Blind Boys of AlabamaFreedom Road

Rev. Alex Bradford: Packing Up

Mahalia Jackson: His Eyes Were On The Sparrow

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: 99 1-2 Won’t Do

Charles Brown: Bringing In A Brand New Year

Lightning Hopkins: Happy New Year

 [Unidentified Artist]: What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

 [Unidentified Artist]: Umoja

Dixie Hummingbirds: Moving On

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bruce Pingree for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Bruce Pingree at WUNH-FM, Durham, NH (#59)

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2012. 2021 Bruce Pingree. Used with permission.