AI BERENA PU KAKOU

Translator: Annie Kanahele, 1896-

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Text Information

First Line: Ai berena pu kakou
Title: AI BERENA PU KAKOU
English Title: Let Us Break Bread Together
Translator: Annie Kanahele, 1896-
Source: Negro Spiritual
Language: Hawaiian
Refrain First Line: Kau na maka i ka la
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

Tune

LET US BREAK BREAD

The tune BREAK BREAD TOGETHER, like the text, has been subject to variation. It became widely known after publication in The Second Book of Negro Spirituals (1926), compiled by the brothers James Weldon Johnson and Rosamond Johnson. The tune gained further popularity through a variety of choral arra…

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