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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday August 21st, 2013 with Stephen Neale
Looking back

August 28th, 2013, is the both the 58th anniversary of the murder of Emmett Till, in Money, MS, and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where Martin Luther King delivered his now famous 'I Have a Dream' speech. Tonight on Roots and Rhythms, host Stephen Neale plays some music related to both of these events and also some music that was inspired by the Civil Rights movement.
The Death of Emmett Till
Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series, Vol 9: The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964 - Columbia (2010)
My Name is Emmett Till
Emmylou Harris - Hard Bargain - Nonesuch (2011)
Freedom Highway
The Staple Singers - Freedom Highway - Legacy
Mississippi Goddam
Nina Simone - Anthology - Sony Music
I've Been Buked and I've Been Scorned
Mahalia Jackson - Gospels, Spirituals, & Hymns, Vol. 2 - Legacy
Alabama
John Coltrane - Live at Birdland - Impulse Jazz (1963)
People Get Ready
Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions - The Anthology 1961-1977 - MCA
Beyond Trayvon
Public Enemy - The Evil Empire of Everything - Public Enemy (2012)
Interactive CKCU
Liz Bernstein
What an awesome show Stephen , great way to commemorate the historic events. thank you!!!

6:21 PM, August 27th, 2013
josh mayer
thanks liz. and thanks CKCU. good stuff

10:13 AM, August 29th, 2013
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