STYLE  ·   June 14, 2012

Listen: The Singing and Praying Bands of the Chesapeake tidewater

- Members of the Singing and Praying Bands sing at Memorial St. Mark United Methodist Church in Edgewater. The singing style is one of the oldest surviving forms of African American music. ()

- Members of the Singing and Praying Bands sing at Memorial St. Mark United Methodist Church in Edgewater. The singing style is one of the oldest surviving forms of African American music. ()

Listen: The Singing and Praying Bands of the Chesapeake tidewater (2:03)

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