WE ARE FREE!
Free! We are free! With a wild and joyous cry,
We children in our gladness are shouting far and nigh!
Free! We are free! Oh, let the tidings fly,
We are free today!
Glory, glory, hallelujah, etc.
We are free today.
Tune: John Brown's Body.
Quoted in Sinful Tunes and Spirituals, Dena J. Epstein, Univ. Illinois Press. T
aken from Linda W. Slaughter, The
Freedmen of the South, 1869
TUNE FILE: JOHNBRWN
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