Category: Black Music Roots

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Songs For The Spirit — Part 1

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Part I & II The popularity of nihilistic and satanic rock music has been blamed for the rise of violence among American youth. The influence of music in American culture is immeasurable. One case in point is th...

Songs For The Spirit — Part 2

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Part I & II The popularity of nihilistic and satanic rock music has been blamed for the rise of violence among American youth. The influence of music in American culture is immeasurable. One case in point is th...

A Tribute to Eubie Blake

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his great entertainer’s life personifies the Black Experience on Broadway, beginning with his smash hit "Shuffle Along'' and near the end of his life with a Broadway tribute to him: "Eubie." An intimate chat with Eubi...

Garnett Brown: A Billy Taylor Salute

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SALUTES TO MUSIC GREATS (4002)

The Big Black Boom On The Great White Way

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A sharp, fast-paced, sophisticated look at some of Broadway's Black plays and producers that have made New York the theatre capital of the world. Guests: Eubie Blake; Melvin van Peebles, playwright, producer and ...

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)

Thank God: An Aframerican Docu-Opera — Part 2

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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." (805)

Thank God: An Aframerican Docu-Opera — Part 3

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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." (806)

Thank God: An Aframerican Docu-Opera — Part 4

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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." (807)

The Black Roots of Music — Part II (Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker)

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Parts I & II. The revered Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, aide to MLK and university scholar, musically demonstrates with a 100-member choir how Black Americans wrote their true history in musical notes and explains how Bla...