Slave Spirituals

African Song: Ayilongo

The First Full Length Feature Film!


The First "Talkie" (Film with Sound)! 

Old Dan Tucker

IWW Music Videos/Songs

"Songs won't save the planet, but neither will books or speeches."                                      Pete Seeger

Many Thousands Gone

(No More Auction Block)

Follow the Drinking Gourd

(folk version)

Swing Low Sweet Chariot (Video)

Kneebone Bend

Movie about the Scopes (Monkey) Trial

Song with a viewpoint on immigration.

Go Down Moses - Video

Jump Jim Crow

Battle Cry of Freedom (Union)

Battle Cry of Freedom (Confederacy)

Zip Coon

The Jazz Singer Inspired Disney to release Steam Boat Willie!

Links to Civil War Music

The Hunters of Kentucky

Old Folks at Home

Videos of Jazz performers of the 20s and 30s

Oh Freedom

Deep River 

Walt Disney: Steamboat Willy (Mickey Mouse!)

Songs of American Labor

Roll Jordan Roll

Oh Lord. I'm Waiting On You

Duke Ellington Film: BLACK and TAN FANTASY

Kevin's Culture Corner:

Songs of Minstrelsy

Oh' Suzanna

Follow the Drinking Gourd

(traditional version)

Go Down Moses (Let My People Go) 

Swing Low Sweet Chariot

Music / Video Links

Song Links for 1920s Popular Music