Elizabeth Easley

September 22, 2010: On this episode of Backroads and Banjos, we will be joining Art Rosenbaum in Athens, GA for a field recording session with traditional gospel singer Elizabeth Easley. In addition to singing familiar spirituals like A Charge To Keep I Have, Wade In The Water, and Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Elizabeth also recites a poem by Paul Lawrence Dunbar called In The Morning. This is the first of two preview segments for the North Georgia Folk Festival that will be taking place at Sandy Creek Park on Saturday, October 2nd in Athens, GA and will include performances by folk, bluegrass, gospel, and Celtic musicians.