Follow the Drinking Gourd

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All Music Guide - MusD
This new release in the "American Heroes And Legends" series from Rabbit Ears is based on the traditional American folk song of the same name. In this ultimate adventure to escape slavery through the famed underground railroad, Oscar-nominated actor Morgan Freeman lends a richness and expressive quality to the narration. Blues giant Taj Mahal's moving score compliments this dangerous journey to freedom.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - MusD
This new release in the "American Heroes And Legends" series from Rabbit Ears is based on the traditional American folk song of the same name. In this ultimate adventure to escape slavery through the famed underground railroad, Oscar-nominated actor Morgan Freeman lends a richness and expressive quality to the narration. Blues giant Taj Mahal's moving score compliments this dangerous journey to freedom.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/21/2000
  • Label: Madacy Records
  • UPC: 056775184827
  • Catalog Number: 1848

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Follow the Drinking Gourd (26:04)
  2. 2 Time to Run (1:58)
  3. 3 Follow the Drinking Gourd (4:28)
  4. 4 Followin' Pegleg's Footprints (3:40)
  5. 5 Takin' to the Woods (1:54)
  6. 6 Joyful (2:08)
  7. 7 Waitin' for My Poppa (4:09)
  8. 8 Pegleg Joe (4:11)
  9. 9 From Now to Way Back Then (4:27)
  10. 10 Spike Driver's Maon (4:11)
  11. 11 Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad - Taj Mahal (3:28)
  12. 12 [Untitled Track] - Taj Mahal (0:18)
  13. 13 [Untitled Track] - Taj Mahal (0:17)
  14. 14 [Untitled Track] - Taj Mahal (1:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Morgan Freeman Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals, Narrator, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
Taj Mahal Primary Artist, Banjo, Guitar, Harmonica, Mandolin, Vocals, Track Performer
Mark Goodman Piano, Accordion
Ben Harper Dobro, Guitar, Steel Guitar, Slide Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar, Bottleneck Guitar, Steel Dobro, Weissenborn
Kester Smith Percussion, Drums
Kim Stone Bass, Acoustic Bass
Patrick Cockett Ukulele
Pancho Graham Bass, Electric Bass, Acoustic Bass
Technical Credits
Taj Mahal Arranger, Composer, Producer
Bob Fisher Mastering
Michael Sena Engineer
Mark Sottnick Producer, Executive Producer
Doris Wilhousky Producer
John McCally Producer
Yvonne Buchanan Illustrations
Oscar Contreras Engineer
Chris Nelson Engineer
Paul Elliott Art Direction
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