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African American Studies - Music

Spirituals - 黒人霊歌

Spirituals (黒人霊歌) James Hopkinson's Plantation. Planting sweet potatoes. ca. 1862/63 ① Go Down Moses When Israel was in Egypt's land Let my people go Oppress'd so hard they could not stand Let my People goGo down, Moses Way down in Egy…

Rap / Hip-Hop ラップ・ヒップホップを聴いてみよう

Rap / Hip-Hop sophist.hatenablog.com What is Hip-Hop? (with pictures) Hip-hop is a cultural movement best known for its impact on music in the form of the musical genre of the same name. It has its origins in the Bronx, in New York City, d…

Soul Music / Rhythm and Blues

Soul Music / Rhythm and Blues ① Sam Cooke, A Change Gonna Come I was born by the river in a little tent Oh and just like the river I've been running ev'r since It's been a long time, a long time coming But I know a change gonna come, oh ye…

Jazz - ジャズを聴いてみよう

ジャズって、 一言で語れないな、深すぎて (笑) youtu.be とにかくジャズは幅広いので、 聞きやすいところから聞いていくのもいいでしょう。 ① British Jazz - Jamie Cullum youtu.be sophist.hatenablog.com ② Japanese Jazz - Fumio Itabashi youtu.be 日…

blues - ブルース

Blues ① Delta Blues Electric Chair Blues, Robert "Guitar" Welch ② Urban Blues Today's Homework Bessie Smith, Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out 比べてみよう youtu.be

Gospel Music - ゴスペルを聴いてみよう

Gospel Music Footprints in the Sand youtu.be One night I dreamed a dream. As I was walking along the beach with my Lord. Across the dark sky flashed scenes from my life. For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand, One bel…

Ballads - 民謡

Ballads - 民謡 Works of Palmer Hayden By Alyssa Turner ① John Henry John Henry, when he was a baby Settin' on his mammy's knee Picked up an hammer in his little right hand Said, "Hammer be the death of me, me, me Hammer be the death of me"…

Work Song - 労働歌

Worksong (労働歌) ① Pick a Bale of the Cotton Gonna jump down, spin around Pick a bale of cotton Gonna jump down, spin around Pick a bale a day Oh lordy, pick a bale of cotton Pick a bale a day ② Rosie Be my woman gal I'll Be your Man (x3)…