Category: Black Music Roots

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Thank God: An Aframerican Docu-Opera — Part 1

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"The music of the black religious experience," contends Tony Brown, host of the televised "Journal" that bears his name, "is the primary root of all music born in the United States." (804)

The History of Black Music — Part 2

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Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) create a unique music history lesson on stage in Vegas in this vocal extravaganza. Choirs, groups and soloists from the nation’s Black colleges showcase their talen...

Uptown at the Apollo

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Richard Pryor, Sammy Davis, Jr., Stevie Wonder and Sam Moore are among the artists who have had their names in lights outside of the legendary Apollo Theatre in Harlem. They appear with Tony Brown when he turns the pa...

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)

Oliver Nelson: A Billy Taylor Salute

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SALUTES TO MUSIC GREATS (4001)

Jazz Tribute

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SALUTES TO MUSIC GREATS (4006)

There Was A Time

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Ralph Cooper, founder of the Original Harlem Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater, was an icon of the Apollo legacy for decades.  This long tradition ended at his death on August 4, 1992.  During his long career, Ralph...

Can the Apollo Survive?

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