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African Children's Choir: It Takes a Whole Village

Song NameArranger
ParapandaTom Keene
AbatakaTom Keene
Jabulani AfricaTom Keene
NatamabaTom Keene
It Takes A Whole VillageTom Keene
MujjeTom Keene
Ensi ZonnaTom Keene
From A DistanceTom Keene
Kamuwe EkiraboTom Keene
O Happy DayTom Keene
BolingoTom Keene
KinakyoTom Keene
O Sifuni MunguTom Keene
NdyahimbisaTom Keene
Eggulu Lyajjula EttendoTom Keene
Because You Loved MeTom Keene
BetelehemuTom Keene
ChwinywaTom Keene
Seed to SowTom Keene
Let There Be PeaceTom Keene
Generation SongTom Keene
NagiriraTom Keene

It's a heartwarming story, Ray Barnett's trip to Uganda to try to do something about the thousands of orphans dying of starvation in a bloody civil war. Much prayer and help from church groups later, the first ACC was selected and brought back to the US. Thus the world got to see actual beautiful, bright, singing African children, which in turn has led to thousands being helped and saved. In "Village" we are delighted by the smiling voices of these remarkable children on 25 lightly accompanied traditional African folk songs, and African-American spirituals. Traditional African songs like "Parapanda," "Abataka," "Jabulani Africa," "Mujje," "Ensi Zonna," "Bolingo" and "Kinakyo" blend well with songs in English like "From a Distance," "It Takes A Whole Village," "Because You Loved Me," "Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee" and "Seed to Sow." In case we haven't been clear, we'll just come out and say it: this is a feel-good CD, from the buying of it (which supports the ACC's good work), to the reading about these kids on the liner notes, to listening to every cut of this wonderful music!

Item code: 6731C | 1 CD | $14.98 |add item to cart
Choral | Mixed | Africa
Related: African Choral Music