RISE UP SHEPHERD AND FOLLOW

Latest update on 21/01/2014

Artist: Dorothy Maynor
Author: R. Nathaniel Dett
Label: RCA Victor
Year: 1942

American soprano who was a pupil of Afro-American author and choir leader Dett. Christmas plantation song first published in Slave Songs Of The United States (1867) and in Religious Folk Songs Of The Negro As Sung On The Plantations (1909).

Covers:

1960:

Odetta

1961:

Highwaymen

1963:

Ray Charles Singers

1967:

Pete Seeger

1970:

David Frost & Billy Taylor

1978:

Harry Simeone Chorale

1989:

Anita Kerr Singers

2001:

Kirk Whalum

20103:

Nick Lowe [on his X-mas album Quality Street]

2013:

Mary J. Blige [with Nas in film Black Nativity]

See also: Go Tell It On The Mountain.

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