A song written in honor of the children who lost their lives during the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Kevin P. Turner, Director of the UAB Gospel Choir created beautiful tribute called, “What I could Have Been”. A song written about the four little girls (Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson and Denise McNair) who lost their lives in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing on September 15, 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Each adult female singer represents one of the four girls and gives them a voice to a generation denied the opportunity to know them. Performed by the UAB Gospel Choir, Kevin Turner director & composer. Vocals: Chelseay Blades, Stacy Wills, Jasmine Ty’ree’
Released just in time for Black History Month, you can get your copy of “What I Could Have Been” by clicking the image below. Well done Mr. Turner and UAB Gospel Choir.