The Jazz Singer Inspired Disney to release Steam Boat Willie!

Roll Jordan Roll

Oh Lord. I'm Waiting On You

Oh' Suzanna

Follow the Drinking Gourd

(folk version)

Swing Low Sweet Chariot (Video)

Videos of Jazz performers of the 20s and 30s

Oh Freedom

Duke Ellington Film: BLACK and TAN FANTASY

The First Full Length Feature Film!


The First "Talkie" (Film with Sound)! 

Old Dan Tucker

Deep River 

Kneebone Bend

Movie about the Scopes (Monkey) Trial

IWW Music Videos/Songs

Walt Disney: Steamboat Willy (Mickey Mouse!)

Links to Civil War Music

The Hunters of Kentucky

Song with a viewpoint on immigration.

Songs of American Labor

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

Go Down Moses - Video

Jump Jim Crow

Many Thousands Gone

(No More Auction Block)

Battle Cry of Freedom (Union)

Battle Cry of Freedom (Confederacy)

Zip Coon

Go Down Moses (Let My People Go) 

Old Folks at Home

African Song: Ayilongo

Slave Spirituals

‚ÄčKevin's Culture Corner:

Music, Politics and American Culture

Song Links for 1920s Popular Music 

Swing Low Sweet Chariot

Songs of Minstrelsy

Follow the Drinking Gourd

(traditional version)

History of American Music

Video Links