WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio | The Mind Is Our Medium
Now Playing

Bobby McFerrin: Spirituals As Sung Prayers

On Spirityouall, McFerrin performs classic black spirituals with roots in enslaved communities, as well as songs he composed himself. Throughout the album, he says, he hears the influence of his father, Robert McFerrin Sr., a renowned operatic baritone.