Traditional gospel and liberation song from America. Many different versions sung by choirs, acapella groups, folk and protest singers. I love the arrangement by Bernice Reagan Johnson. This is an extremely simple version. Suitable for KEY STAGE 2 to adult.
Beth Allen says: “This is an old African American folk song that evolved from a plantation dance. It is closely linked to Hambone and is often found together in collections. Juba became a common name for African Americans who were talented at singing or dancing […]
A song from Louisiana, US, about having to go and do chores. Possibly sung by servants dancing in a ring round a tree.
Song from the Appalachian Mountain area of United States of America. Introduced by Lindsay Hannon. Audio / Score