Wade In The Water (4:03)

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  • ReginaldBarclay


    16 Mar 3:47pm Reply
  • silversurfer250

    Many Internet sources and popular books claim that songs such as "Wade in the Water" contained explicit instructions to fugitive slaves on how to avoid capture and the route to take to successfully make their way to freedom.[2] This particular song allegedly recommends leaving dry land and taking to the water as a strategy to throw pursuing bloodhounds off one's trail. It has repeatedly been reported that Harriet Tubman, who helped hundreds of slaves flee to the North, sang this spiritual as a warning to runaway slaves so she might be its author. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wade_in_the_Water

    15 Feb 4:05pm Reply
  • silversurfer250

    The only other one who can move me like Karen Carpenter.

    15 Feb 4:05pm Reply
  • VooVoo2You


    6 Dec 2012 Reply
  • arash_n

    this is really perfect..

    27 Aug 2012 Reply
  • MagnoliaLove

    *snaps fingers* Love her voice <3

    4 Jul 2012 Reply
  • PurplePostRock

    Great Great Track ♥ Nice flow

    8 Jun 2012 Reply
  • clairecameron

    Wow. I love Eva's voice so much X

    13 Sep 2011 Reply
  • kecoughtan

    A spiritual song sung with spirit. Love her voice.

    27 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Woodart73

    What a voice???

    10 Feb 2011 Reply
  • ricksflower32

    amazing talent... and greatly missed...

    1 Aug 2010 Reply
  • EssexKB

    My third comment. I'm still 9 and I still love this song.

    5 Apr 2010 Reply
  • Vutec

    How can you not love her? she was just wonderful.

    2 Apr 2010 Reply
  • EssexKB

    I'm still 9 and I still love this song. It's better than normal 9 year old girl choice of song. My best friend roobear showed me it and ever since then I loved it!

    6 Mar 2010 Reply
  • bicknor

    Not heard this before, but it is very good.

    23 Feb 2010 Reply
  • EssexKB

    I'm 9 but I luv this song

    21 Feb 2010 Reply
  • pamidee

    I absolutely loved this song, I loved about it.It's just wonderful.I wasn't familiar with this artist,though I had heard her name.It saddened me to see she died so young.

    7 Feb 2010 Reply
  • silversurfer250

    Fine details...nice horn and effects...Love the Organ flourishes...and THAT voice!

    4 Feb 2010 Reply
  • luckyleon

    This is probably the best version of this song I have ever heard.

    14 Jan 2010 Reply
  • MyInfoMatrix

    Sad loss, deeply soulful voice. to re-iterate: "described by the British newspaper The Guardian as "one of the greatest voices of her generation." " !

    6 Jun 2009 Reply
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