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Freedom highway [sound recording] : complete / the Staple Singers.

Staple Singers. (Performer).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center CD 40206 37684001099180 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc (approximately 77 minutes) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Epic/Legacy, [2015]
  • Distributor: New York, NY : Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment

Content descriptions

General Note:
Gospel music.
Title from disc label.
Originally released in 1965; includes 3 expanded and 7 previously unreleased tracks.
Program notes principally by Robert Gordon (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Intro by Pops Staples (2:30) -- When the saints go marching in (2:30) -- The funeral (3:28) -- Build on that shore (1:49) -- We shall overcome (3:53) -- Freedom highway (4:05) -- What you gonna do? (2:44) -- Precious Lord, take my hand (4:58) -- When I'm gone (3:09) -- Help me Jesus (10:19) -- Rev. Hopkins/Offering (7:03) -- Jesus is all (5:36) -- Samson and Delilah (3:01) -- View the Holy City (3:38) -- Tell heaven (6:09) -- He's all right (4:14) -- Pops outro (6:56) -- Benediction (:33).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original album produced by Billy Sherrill; produced for release by Steve Berkowitz and Nedra Olds-Neal.
Participant or Performer Note:
The Staple Singers (Roebuck "Pops" Staples, Mavis Staples, Yvonne Staples, Pervis Staples); musicians: Roebuck "Pops" Staples, guitar ; Al Duncan, drums ; Phil Upchurch, bass.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded live 1965 April 9 Chicago's New Nazareth Church, Chicago, IL.
Subject: Gospel music.
African Americans > Civil rights > Songs and music.
Genre: Live sound recordings.

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