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Guy Carawan (1927–2015)

Guy Carawan was born on July 27, 1927 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Guy Hughes Carawan Jr. He was married to Carolanne (Candie) M. Anderson and Noel Oliver Osheroff. He died on May 2, 2015 in New Market, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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 2017 The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets (Documentary) (performer: "We Shall Not be Moved")
 2016 Bones (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Monster in the Closet (2016) ... (performer: "Buffalo Gals")
 2015 Marxist Lucifer King (Video documentary short) ("We Shall Overcome", uncredited)
 2013/I The Butler ("We Shall Overcome")
 2012 The Secret Disco Revolution (Documentary) (arranger: "We Shall Overcome")
 2012 Miss Farkku-Suomi ("We Shall Overcome")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cançons per canviar el món (2012) ... ("We Shall Overcome")
 2011 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Soundtrack for a Revolution (2011) ... ("We Shall Not Be Moved", "We Shall Overcome") / (performer: "We Shall Overcome")
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) ("We Shall Overcome")
 2010 Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (TV Movie documentary) (arranger: "We Shall Overcome")
 2009 The National Parks: America's Best Idea (TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode)
- The Morning of Creation: 1946-1980 (2009) ... ("We Shall Overcome")
 2009 The Six Wives of Henry Lefay ("We Shall Overcome")
 2009 Inspector George Gently (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Gently in the Night (2009) ... ("We Shall Overcome")
 2008 The Choir: Boys Don't Sing (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... ("We Shall Overcome", uncredited)
 2008 First Sunday ("We Shall Overcome")
 2006 Drømmen (arranger: "We Shall Overcome")
 1999 Crazy in Alabama (arranger: "We Shall Overcome")
 1999 Music of the Heart ("We Shall Overcome")
 1997 George Wallace (TV Movie) ("We Shall Overcome")
 1992 Malcolm X ("We Shall Overcome")
 1991 Dogfight (arranger: "WE SHALL OVERCOME")
 1990 Woodstock: The Lost Performances (Video documentary) (arranger: "We Shall Overcome")
 1990 Berkeley in the Sixties (Documentary) ("We Shall Overcome")
 1987 The Fourth Protocol ("We Shall Overcome", uncredited)
 1984 Before Stonewall (Documentary) ("We Shall Overcome", uncredited)
 1970 Carry It On (Documentary) (writer: "We Shall Overcome")
 1967 I Am Curious (Yellow) ("We Shall Overcome", uncredited)
 1966 Anarchy U.S.A. (Documentary) ("We Shall Overcome")
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He was a musician, musicologist, and civil rights activist. He is best known for introducing the song "We Shall Overcome" into the repertoire of contemporary protest songs. See more »

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