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Give Your Hands to Struggle
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Give Your Hands to Struggle
Genres: Blues, Folk, Pop, R&B, Gospel
 
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Reagon's strengths as a songwriter, singer, and composer are reflected in this collection of songs performed with powerful layered harmonies. Includes the full-length version of Freedom in the Air and the previously unrele...  more »

      
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All Artists: Bernice Johnson Reagon
Title: Give Your Hands to Struggle
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Smithsonian Folkways
Original Release Date: 1/1/1997
Re-Release Date: 1/21/1997
Genres: Blues, Folk, Pop, R&B, Gospel
Styles: Traditional Blues, Traditional Folk, Soul
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 093074004920

Synopsis

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Reagon's strengths as a songwriter, singer, and composer are reflected in this collection of songs performed with powerful layered harmonies. Includes the full-length version of Freedom in the Air and the previously unreleased We've Come a Long Way to Be Together. 43 minutes, informative 36-page booklet. 1975 Paredon Records reissue. A fervent fusion of Black gospel and politics. -Goldmine

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CD Reviews

Extraordinary document of a voice and a time
It Tolls for Thee | 05/04/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Unparalleled: moving, inspiring, classic. Bernice Johnson Reagon's distinctive voice expresses more than most in this or any other genre. Fans of folk and members of the movement cannot be without this disk. It will enhance your life: You will listen again and again and never regret the purchase."
I have the vinil version,near mint.An extraordinary singer,a
Rosa E. Ramirez | Ponce,Puerto Rico,USA. | 11/15/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I have a near mint vinil of this item.I'm a phychedelic fan,and I have more than 2500 vinils,but this amazing rebel and gospel recording is simple unique,you have to heard it and you'll love it!!!
Now I'm learning about this amazing artist and person that's BERNICE REAGON,thanks God her second name it's not Reagan!!!

A phychedelic and progressive rock fan that loves REAL,OUTSTANDING AND BEAUTIFUL MUSIC,nevertheless the genre.

Jaime Medina-Medina,from Ponce,Puerto Rico."