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In the Hollow of Your Hand: Slave Lullabies with CD (Audio)

by McGill, Alice and Cummings, Michael
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Issue: Winter 2001
ISBN: 0395857554

Singer Alice McGill performs 13 lullabies passed down through several generations of her Carolina family. Such songs as "Rock de Cradle, Joe" and "Liddy Lay Low" contain, she explains, "the essence of black survival." An illustrated book that accompanies the CD-ROM provides introductions and musical scores for the lullabies.

review of In the Hollow of Your Hand: Slave Lullabies with CD (Audio), by McGill, Alice, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2001).