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Tunes That Live (1950)

 -  Short | Music  -  14 April 1950 (USA)
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The 11th of 16 musical shorts directed and produced by W. Lee Wilder featuring traditional southern-USA church spirituals and folk-music. A Negro chorus directed by Jester Hairston (as ... See full summary »

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The 11th of 16 musical shorts directed and produced by W. Lee Wilder featuring traditional southern-USA church spirituals and folk-music. A Negro chorus directed by Jester Hairston (as Jester J. Hairston), lends their expert voices in their renditions of...(all spellings exactly as seen and heard on the film, and in the copyrights)..."Old Black Joe" and "Religion is a Fortune." Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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religion | church | tradition | song | singing | See more »

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14 April 1950 (USA)  »

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Songs of America No. 11: Tunes That Live  »

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Old Black Joe
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Jester Hairston Choir
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