We Shall Not Be Moved


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pdfs/mp3s – African American spiritual – piano/alto1/alto2/baritone – arranged by Peter Amidon

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      We Shall Not Be Moved

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You get: mp3 of the recording, mp3s of just piano and just instruments, and pdfs of the piano/vocal score and vocal-only score. Peter arranged this traditional African American spiritual for the Guilford (VT) Community Church UCC during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Terry Sylvester sings lead with Peter and Mary Alice on harmonies.  Peter plays banjo and piano, and Stefan Amidon is on upright bass.  Here is the Youtube movie we did for our November 8, 2020 pre-recorded service.  Here are some other classic versions:

Mavis Staples

Pete Seeger

Freedom Singers at the 1963 March on Washington


We shall not, we shall not be moved,
We shall not, we shall not be moved
Just like a tree that’s planted by the water,
We shall not be moved.

Black and white together, we shall not be moved…
When we work together, we shall not be moved…
We’re sanctified and holy, we shall not be moved…