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Lift Every Voice and Sing

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" – often referred to as the "Black/African-American National Anthem" – is a song written as a poem by James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) in 1900 and set to music by his brother John Rosamond Johnson (1873–1954) in 1905.

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This version includes the tap dancing Manzari brothers. Powerful version.

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Beautiful arrangement.

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Rene Marie's famous rendition of the Black National Anthem to the tune of the Star Spangled Banner.

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A clearly discernible voice. Decent video.

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A deep voiced singer with light piano effects. A sunny version.

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The song with lyrics.

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I like the video clips. Amazing.

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Beautiful layers of sound. Such strength.

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Ray Charles' version. Cool.

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