TCC Playlist: Beatitudes by Sweet Honey in the Rock

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Sweet Honey in the Rock

In 1973 a quintet of African American women organized an a cappella singing group called “Sweet Honey In The Rock.” Although the members of “Sweet Honey” have changed over the past three decades, they continue to sing a capella spirituals about: motherhood, love, loss, racism, poverty, civil rights, peace and justice. We recommend the track “Beatitudes” in which they sing the words of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. A fitting song for the end of the Pope’s visit to Mexico: