Video: "Henry Box Brown" - Lloyd H. Miller (World Premiere!)

 Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! album cover

Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! album cover

I'm a longtime fan of Lloyd Miller's song "Henry Box Brown," liking it when Miller first recorded it with his band The Deedle Deedle Dees for their 2007 album Freedom in a Box.  For his new album Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!, Miller re-recorded the track, giving the song a sped-up klezmer spin.

Now he's got a brand new video to go along with the new version, and it tells the story of the slave who escaped to freedom in the North by, yes, mailing himself in a box.  And it does so via a craft version of Brown by Miller's daughter Hazel.  It's cute and effective.  (Also: Google Maps - hah!)  Enjoy this world premiere!

Lloyd H. Miller - "Henry Box Brown" [YouTube]