Artist: Manhattan Harmony FourAuthor: James Weldon Johnson/John Rosemond JohnsonLabel: ParamountYear: 1923
"The Negro National Anthem" according to the NAACP. Resurrected during the Black Panther Movement.
Nazarene Congregational Church Choir
Kim Weston [hit R&B; in '73 also in film Wattstax/Living Word]
Melba Moore [top 10 R&B]
Linda Tillery & Cultural Heritage Choir
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B-2840 Reet (Rumst)
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