Chicken George spends 20 years in England, before being set free and returning to America. He finds out his mother, Kizzy has passed, and his wife and children were sold off. He finds four of his kids and his wife,Matilda aka Mourning Dove, on Ben Murray's farm in North Carolina. Chicken George and his youngest son, Tom Murray don't hit it off as they get to know one another again. Chicken George and Tom join the fighting in the Civil War in the hopes of FREEDOM~ the dream of every slave.
Cheri Hoffman RN
Did You Know?
Chicken George is dragged off to slavery in England for decades in around 1830 but slavery was abolished in England from late 1700's with acts of Parliament outlawing it in 1807, 1824 and 1833. You couldn't keep a slave in England at that time. See more
Written and Produced by Jared Gutstadt
for Jingle Punks and Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd
Performed by Bear and a Banjo See more