Chapter 5 Additional materials
Million Dollar Quartet: “Down by the Riverside”
This is a 20th century recording of the classic slave spiritual song by four of Rock n’ Roll’s greatest legends: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis.
New Museum Depicts Slave Life
This article describes a new Louisiana museum dedicated to showing the harsh daily reality of life as a slave in America. This National Public Radio article can serve as an introduction to some of the issues and controversies surrounding the museum project.
And the Whitney Museum’s own website: