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The On Being Project

Joe Carter Sings the Spirituals

A special release of Joe Carter’s most beloved recordings from the On Being episode “Joe Carter — The Spirituals.” These songs were never made available as an album in his lifetime. All tracks were recorded live in studio in 2003 with Tom West on piano. You can hear all of Joe Carter's songs here.

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    Joe Carter

    was a singer, performer, teacher, and traveling humanitarian. He performed for more than 25 years in opera and musical theater, portrayed Paul Robeson in a one-man musical, and introduced people around the world to the spiritual. He died of leukemia at age 57, on June 26, 2006.