NO MORE AUCTION BLOCK

Latest update on 22/09/2011

Artist: Paul Robeson
Author: traditional
Year: 1947

Reissued on cd The Power And The Glory (Legacy). Spiritual with roots in Canada; known there since 1833 among runaway slaves as Many Thousands Go. Slavery was abolished in Canada since 1833, that's 30 years before the US.

Covers:

1950:

Bill Bonyun [for Folkways]

1956:

Alan Mills

1960:

Ella Jenkins

1961:

Odetta [in '63 as Blowin' In The Wind (see there)]

1961:

Pete Seeger

1962:

Bob Dylan [admitted influence on Blowin' In The Wind; Bob actually sang No More Auction Block in the Gaslight Café that same year]

1995:

Sweet Honey In The Rock

Melody also leans against We Shall Overcome.

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