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  1. Old John Brown
  2. Heaven Is Less Than Fair
  3. The Ballad of Harvest Tubman
  4. Goodbye to Old Ohio
  5. Pretty Little Bird
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  1. Old John Brown
  2. Heaven Is Less Than Fair
  3. The Ballad of Harvest Tubman
  4. Goodbye to Old Ohio
  5. Pretty Little Bird
  6. I Stood on the River of Jordan Heaven Bound
  7. Dangerfield
  8. Mary Brown, Abolitionist
  9. John Goreland
  10. Gartain
  11. The Testiomny O Ffrederick Doughlas
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While the legacy of John Brown has been a controversial one, he has long been a hero in more liberal circles. Northern abolitionists martyred Brown when he was hung for his attack on Harper's Ferry and "John Brown's Body" became a cry of freedom for Northern troops during the Civil War. The political folk group Magpie's song cycle -- John Brown: Sword of the Spirit -- shows that the symbolic power of Brown has lost none of its significance. Vocalist/guitarist Greg Artzner and vocals/multiple instrumentalist Terry Leonino ...

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John Brown: Sword of the Spirit 2000, Sliced Bread Records

UPC: 714577120121

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