The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #41005 Message #596872
Posted By: Dicho (Frank Staplin)
20-Nov-01 - 08:47 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Old Ship of Zion (spiritual)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: OLD SHIP OF ZION (spiritual)
Sam Lucas was Afro-American. He formed a minstrel troupe that toured widely in the 1860s and 1870s. He was the first Afro-American to play Uncle Tom in Uncle Tom's Cabin and toured with the play Out of Bondage.