“Slavery Chain Done Broke at Last”


"Slavery chain done broke at last, broke at last, broke at last... Gonna praise God till I die." The former slave describes praying to God for relief from pain and oppression. God has answered with mighty armies; "He gave me liberty."

Cross references


  1. Silber-CivWar, p. 41, "Slavery Chain Done Broke at Last" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Greenway-AFP, p. 102, "Slavery Chain" (1 text)
  3. Silber-FSWB, p. 299, "Slavery Chain Done Broke At Last" (1 text)
  4. Roud #15257
  5. BI, SCW41


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1953