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The lyrics of this song provide the song a dramatic type of feel. The lyrics are saying that throughout the fight to win flexibility, the soldiers (fighters) have had struggles and also emotional and also mental breakdowns yet couldn"t give up and had actually to continue to fight. The overall story being told in the song is very drama filled but real experiences and also instances that actual people had to go with.-A"Tora Richardson
(From Smithsonian Folkways Recordings ) Music was crucial to the African-American battle for civil rights and also ehigh quality. "We Are Soldiers in the Army" demonstprices exactly how the Black Amerideserve to conventional song collection and also older layouts of singing were offered to inspire and also organize the Civil Rights Movement. The singers here remind us that the days of open up discrimination and also bigoattempt are not far behind us, and also that "it"s people"s hearts we"re trying to readjust currently.""History will certainly need to record that the best tragedy of this duration of social transition was not the strident clamor of the negative civilization, however the appalling silence of the great people." (~Dr. Martin Luther King~ )Altre interpretazioni della traccia,sec. me , degne di nota : - Pete Seeger ( 1961 ) - The Freedom Singers ( 1996 ) - Rev. James Cleveland also ( video 2010 )


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