We shall overcome, some day

We Shall Overcome became the anthem of the civil rights movement in the USA.  The song was popularised by Pete Seeger and Joan Baez as well as by many other singers.  Recently I have listened to the song on a CD by the Harlem Gospel Choir.  I remember Joan Baez singing it on an LP - you will remember those large black discs if you are old enough.  It is a good song to sing in a large group and the lyrics are strong and optimistic.

"Deep in my heart, I do believe,

We shall overcome some day."

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