WorldCat Identities

Carawan, Guy

Overview
Works: 159 works in 323 publications in 2 languages and 8,398 library holdings
Genres: Music  History  Scores  Gospel music  Nonfiction films  Songs  Documentary films  Folklore  Popular music  Folk songs, English 
Roles: Author, Performer, Compiler, Transcriber, Singer, Instrumentalist, Collector, Editor, Composer, Other, Speaker
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Most widely held works about Guy Carawan
 
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Ain't you got a right to the tree of life? The people of Johns Island, South Carolina, their faces, their words, and their songs by Guy Carawan( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents an oral, musical, and photographic record of the venerable Gullah culture in modern times. With roots stretching back to their slave forbears, the Johns Islanders and their folk traditions are a vital link between black Americans and their African and Caribbean ancestors
Voices from the mountains by Guy Carawan( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everybody says freedom by Pete Seeger( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the civil rights movement in songs, pictures, interviews, and recollections
Sing for freedom : the story of the Civil Rights Movement through its songs( )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of civil rights songs traditionally sung by African- Americans
We shall overcome! : songs of the Southern freedom movement by Guy Carawan( )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic protest songs( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War, social injustice, and calls for action have long fueled the creative musical fire for many passionate artists. Here some of folk's greatest artists are featured in some of music's most powerful songs for change
Freedom is a constant struggle; songs of the freedom movement, with documentary photographs by Guy Carawan( )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If I had a hammer : songs of hope & struggle by Pete Seeger( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Been in the storm so long : a collection of spirituals, folk tales and children's games from Johns Island, South Carolina( Recording )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nashville sit-in story : songs & scenes of Nashville lunch counter desegregation by Guy Carawan( )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs & scenes of Nashville lunch counter desegregation (by the sit-in participants)
Been in the storm so long : spirituals & shouts, children's game songs & folktales by Guy Carawan( )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Folk music of the Newport Folk Festival( )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sing for freedom : the story of the Civil Rights Movement through its songs by Guy Carawan( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: This new combined edition of We Shall Overcome and Freedom Is A Constant Struggle weaves together the leadsheets of 115 songs, 135 moving documentary photos, and stirring firsthand accounts. Grouped together in chapters on each of the key stages of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, they create a stunning vision of this critical moment in world history. Includes an introduction by the editors, Guy and Candie Carawan. Arranged chronologically, fully indexed
This little light of mine : and other songs by Guy Carawan( )

8 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Carawan sings something old, new, borrowed, and blue by Guy Carawan( )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We shall overcome by Niels Arden Oplev( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the transformation of the title song from an old slave spiritual to the anthem of the civil rights movement, while chronicling its effect on human rights movements in the United States and in other parts of the world, using historical footage and personal recollections
SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 36: This session is full of the sound and power of movement song. Bernice Johnson Reagon explains the origin of the SNCC Freedom Singers. She introduces a brief video of Cordell Reagon who organized the singers with Charles Sherrod. Many well known activists participate in the session including Guy Carawan who introduced "We Shall Overcome" to SNCC in 1960. Folk singer Len Chandler, a regular presence at protests and rallies, explains singing freedom songs: "When you hear something twice, sing it!" Harry Belafonte leads the audience in his famous Banana Boat Song. SNCC's own anthem, "We'll Never Turn Back," written by Georgia activist Bertha Gober, closes out the gathering
We shall overcome ; songs of the Freedom Riders and the Sit -Ins by Montgomery Gospel Trio( )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs with Guy Carawan by Guy Carawan( )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the People's Republic of China : sung and played on traditional instruments( Recording )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in Chinese and English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Everybody says freedom
Alternative Names
Carawan, Guy 1927-...

Guido Carawan

Guy Carawan Amerikaans muzikant (1927-2015)

קרוון, גיא 1927-

קרון, גי 1927-

ガイ・キャラワン

Languages
English (128)

Chinese (3)

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Voices from the mountainsEverybody says freedomSing for freedom : the story of the Civil Rights Movement through its songsSing for freedom : the story of the Civil Rights Movement through its songs