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I Got a Home in a-dat Rock (1926)

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I Got a Home in a-dat Rock (1926)

Soprano and scholar Dr. Marti Newland sings Harry T. Burleigh's concert spiritual "I Got a Home in a-dat Rock," accompanied by Kamel Boutros. This spiritual expresses warning about the consequences of economic class disparity alongside Christian declamation for eternal life. 


Newland and Boutros performed as a part of the Harry T. Burleigh Society tribute to Burleigh's Annual Service of Negro Spirituals on Friday, March 31, 2017 at St. George's Church in New York City. 


Performance Venue: 

St. George's Church, New York City. 


Composer/Arranger:  

Burleigh, Harry T.


Date of Composition: 

1926


Performing Artists:

  • Dr. Marti Newland, soprano and scholar

  • Kamel Boutros, accompaniment