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African Children's Choir: Still Walking In The Light

Song NameComposerArranger
Walking in the LightTom Keene
Full the RiverKeith Getty / Kristin Lennnox
Mwiji Mwena
He is my LightKeith Getty / Kristin LennoxKeith Getty
Highway to HeavenDoris AskersKeith Getty
Crouch MedleyAndre CrouchKeith Getty
He's the WayChris WilliamsChris Williams
If we ever
CarnivalKeith Getty / Kristin LennoxKeith Getty
EarnestlySuzanne NelsonKeith Getty
NoimusanyuDavid Mulika
This Little Light of MineKeith Getty
Standing for HeavenKeith Getty / Kristin LennoxKeith Getty
TestifyPaul Field
Reach Out and TouchAshford / Simpson / W & G Gaither / OwesKeith Getty
Holy GroundGeron Davis
He's Got the Whole WorldTom Keene
Little on the RoadKeith Getty / Kristin LennoxKeith Getty
O Happy DayEdwin Hawkins

It was 1984 and Ray Barnett heard a news report from Africa that told of how thousands of orphans were dying in a bloody civil war in Uganda. Sickened by the images of famine and tragedy, Ray formed the African Children's Choir to show the world how bright and beautiful African children are. Money was raised from churches to go to Uganda, select and bring out the first ACC. Each year a new group is selected, while the former members go back to Africa to receive care and a good education. This CD is from a live concert on January 14th, 2000, which marked the 15th anniversary of the Choir and once again highlighted the joy, enthusiasm, energy and optimism of this remarkable group of children. There are colorful, fold-out liner notes that have exuberant pictures of these beautiful, smiling-as-they-sing children to go with the celebration on the CD. 19 songs, most lightly accompanied by a small orchestra of keyboards, bass, guitar, drums, horns, flute and oboe. These are largely traditional spirituals and gospel songs, joyfully and beautifully sung: "Walking in the Light," "Full the River," "Mwiji Mwena," "He is my Light"...each is a little rhythmic anthem. "This Little Light of Mine" sums up the concert, as the ACC truly lets it shine!

Item code: 6732C | 1 CD | $14.98 |add item to cart
Choral | Mixed | Africa
Related: African Choral Music