Lead Pipes or Lead Bullets: Have You Danced with the Devils in the Pale Blue Light of Michigan?

Go Up, Moises. Way Up to Michigan's Shores, Tell those, Pharoahs
To Let My People Go!

Go Up, Moises. Way Down to California's Shores, Tell those, Pharoahs
To Let My People Go!

Go to America. (All Up and Down) America's Shores. Tell those, Pharoahs
To Let My People Go!

The idea that Moses should go “down” refers to the fact that slavery was rampant in the southern colonial states of America, and Egypt…