John Brown - Sword of the Spirit
by Magpie
Released to commemorate the bicentennial of the birth of abolitionist John Brown, "Sword of the Spirit" is a song cycle elevating the history and legacy of not only Brown himself, but those who supported him, his family, peers & colleagues, from Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman, to the men who went with him on his famous foray into Harper's Ferry, members of his revolutionary company,
Released 2000
Long Tail Records

Album tracks

  • 2:40
    Old John Brown
    Magpie
  • 4:13
    Heaven Is Less Than Fair
    Magpie
  • 5:42
    Ballad of Harriet Tubman
    Magpie
  • 3:35
    Goodbye to Old Ohio
    Magpie
  • 4:14
    Pretty Little Bird (feat. Greg Artzner)
    Magpie
  • 6:49
    I Stood on the River of Jordan / Heaven Bound
    Magpie
  • 3:33
    Dangerfield
    Magpie
  • 3:54
    Mary Brown, Abolitionist
    Magpie
  • 3:58
    John Copeland
    Magpie
  • 3:50
    Captain
    Magpie
  • 5:42
    Testimony of Frederick Douglass
    Magpie
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