The migration and effects of geographical considerations on the sound, as African Americans moved west to Texas, Louisiana and California.
Wade in the Water is a 26-part series, originally released in 1994, that celebrates African American sacred music and traditions. To learn more about the series, click here. For more episodes click here or listen on the go with the NPR One app.
This series was produced by Judi Moore Latta and Sonja Williams.
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