In a Sept. 18, 1986, photograph, civil rights pioneers Guy and Candie Carawan pose for a picture, in New Market, Tenn. Guy Carawan, whose rendition of "We Shall Overcome," became a civil rights anthem, died on May 2, 2015, at age 87, at his home near the Highlander Research and Education Center, where he had been its longtime music director and song leader.
In a Sept. 18, 1986, photograph, civil rights pioneers Guy and Candie Carawan pose for a picture, in New Market, Tenn. Guy Carawan, whose rendition of "We Shall Overcome," became a civil rights anthem, died on May 2, 2015, at age 87, at his home near the Highlander Research and Education Center, where he had been its longtime music director and song leader. KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL AP
In a Sept. 18, 1986, photograph, civil rights pioneers Guy and Candie Carawan pose for a picture, in New Market, Tenn. Guy Carawan, whose rendition of "We Shall Overcome," became a civil rights anthem, died on May 2, 2015, at age 87, at his home near the Highlander Research and Education Center, where he had been its longtime music director and song leader. KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL AP

Guy Carawan taught a generation to overcome, in song

May 08, 2015 09:01 PM