Songs Of Freedom Encounter - Marketing Gospel Music
The music art form that is called Gospel, that has been associated with the freedom struggle of people of color for the last 300 years has gone through a number of changes. The encoded messages used by those that wished to escaped enslavement to join Harriet Tubman's Underground Railroad in America or join Paul Bogle's Slave Uprising on the plantation's of Jamaica has a fascinating history.
From the Caribbean, which includes Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico right through to the songs of Brazil can be as inspiring as Mahala Jackson or Bob Marley's Redemption Song but are not as well known.
Just as No More Auction Block For Me was the basis for Bob Dylan's Blowing In The Wind, it is possible to see how various Gospel art forms of the past can and could be inspirations for things contemporary.
Look at the video below for information.
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