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Ella Fitzgerald once said, "I sing like I feel." Fortunately for us, the great singers sing the way we all feel – joyful, loving, despairing, determined – and their music lives on after them. This memorial site was created to remember singers of note and the way their songs still make us feel.
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7/27/1927 - 5/2/2015

Remembering the life, death and legacy of singer Guy Carawan

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Guy Carawan, a folk singer and social-justice advocate credited with turning the African-American spiritual "We Shall Overcome" into a unifying anthem of the 1960s civil rights movement, has died at 87. For years, Carawan was a leader of the Highlander Research and Education Center in Tennessee. It served as a gathering place for social-justice activists, including the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. The song "We Shall Overcome" was adapted by...
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