St. Helena’s Song from Candice Glover to Capitol Hill

Tune in to the “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” broadcast dedicated to “American Idol” winner, Candice Glover.  Candice is a native of historic St. Helena Island in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  This location gave birth to not only singers, but a genre of music that has traveled worldwide.   Take this journey through ourstory in song by tuning in to “St. Helena’s Song from Candice Glover to Capitol Hill:”

Candice Glover

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2013/05/13/st-helenas-song-from-candice-glover-to-capitol-hill

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (who is also a native of St. Helena Island) provides information on the Spirituals which are the official music of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the state of South Carolina during the broadcast.  For more on the history of these songs that are still song on St. Helena Island in the traditional fashion go to:

http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/music/sc_spiritual.htm

and

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/sres69/text

Keep St. Helena’s song gwine on Candice!

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