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A premiere recording of a profound oratorio-style work based on the vivid poetry of james weldon johnson “go down, death - a funeral. Lay me down beneaf de willers in de grass whah de branch'll go a-singin' as it pass an' w'en i's a-layin' low i kin hyeah it as it go singin', “sleep, my honey,.
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James weldon johnson's boundless energy and concern for the plight of african more than half a century after his death, he is recognized for his original “ johnson was not the man to throw down the gauntlet to america,” wrote wagner.
When the noted author and naacp activist james weldon johnson sat down to write “the creation” and “go down, death,” some of the first.
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