Category: Black Music Roots

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Thank God … Highlights

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"Thank God, " an African-American DocuOpera shares the legacy of our past sufferings and achievements through music. We now know that the Black Church is Africa's musical gift to America and America's only original co...

History of Blacks In Radio

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The pages of radio history are turned back to examine the treatment of Blacks during radio's Golden Age. (319)

We’re Number One

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A profile of Black-owned radio station WBLS in New York City that is ranked number one in the country. Guest: Percy Sutton and Pierre Sutton. 404

God’s Prodigy

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Profile of a seven-year-old maestro (510)

Michael Jackson: Behind The Mask

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Numerous books have been written about pop star Michael Jackson. However, the book “Michael Jackson: The Man Behind the Mask” is significant because it was written by Jackson insider Bob Jones. Jones was Jackson’s pub...

Where Was Rock N Roll 35 Years Ago

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Many people and many styles of music influenced Rock and Roll. The styles included Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Bluegrass, Boogie-Woogie, and Rockabilly. Each was a major factor into the introduction of a new style of music c...

Black and White Music: The Melting Pot Music

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A look at some of the differences between Black and White music. Performances by Santana, George Duke and Billy Joel. Guests: Harold Wheeler, composer, arranger and conductor.  Wheeler’s arrangements include such hit...