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A Grain of Sand: Songs from the Birth of Asian America (CD)
Item No.: 40098


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The first collection of Asian American Folk Songs performed by Chris Iijima, Nobuko Miyamoto and Charlie Chin that emerged from the Asian American Movement during the years of 1969 - 1973. These songs were a result of 3 years of writing & touring thru the various communities reflecting the mood and sentiments of the times. This CD is also part of the Smithsonian Collection.

Songs include: Yellow Pearl, Wandering Chinaman, Imperialism Is Another Word for Hunger; Something About Me Today, Jonathan Jackson, We Are the Children, Warriors of the Rainbow, Foolish Old Man Who Removed Mountains, Somos Asiaticos (We Are Asians), War of the Flea, Divide and Conquer , Free the Land.

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