"Follow the Drinking Gourd"
Sound recording of Richie Havens performing a song on vocals and guitar.
Excerpt of the song "Follow the Drinking Gourd" from the compilation album, Songs of the Civil War (1991).
Song, Slavery, Underground Railroad, Social Activism, Oberlin Activism, Overheard at Oberlin
Follow the drinkin' gourd. Follow the drinkin' gourd, For the old man is comin' just to carry you to freedom. Follow the drinkin' gourd.