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NINA SIMONE: Voice of a Revolution

Nina Simone curated songs like “Young, Gifted and Black”, “Four Women”, “Mississippi Goddamn” and others because of her passions to address oppressions and racism that

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All Music is Folk Music

All Music is Folk Music Present day folk music often features songs performed by white musicians. This was not always the case. Folk music originated

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Nina Simone & Folk Music

Nina Simone and Folk Music Nina Simone used her talents to make a change. Through her music, she addressed topics such as racism, Black empowerment,

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Nina Simone

Nina Simone Early Life, Career, and Death Eunice Kathleen Waymon, also known as Nina Simone, was born on February 21, 1933 in Carry-le-Rouet, France to

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Tracy Chapman: Music Activist

Tracy Chapman was a revolutionary black woman who used her music to express social and political discontent and promote activism, especially for black women. Her

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Jubilee Quartets Post

Jubilee Quartet

Elvis Presley: King of Rock and Roll or King of Stealing? Jubilee was a unique African American tradition that originated in the mid- 1880s where

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The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Soul Stirrers is a jubilee quartet group that dates many of their origins as early as 1926. The Soul Stirrers is

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The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers  An astonishing vocal group that grew into one of the longest-lasting oldies acts in American popular music, the Mills Brothers’ quickly moved

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The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers WHO WERE THE MILLS BROTHERS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvJ3eHsslqM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_Knzwe15PY The American vocal quartet that among the most unique and influential in the history of

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The Rise of Jubilee Quartets

The Rise of Jubilee Quartets https://youtu.be/crbQ_PU-mUo The Jubilee Quartets consist of three separate time periods: the Jubilee Period (1880-1929), the Transitional Period (1930-1945), and the

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Blues

Jubilee Quartet

Elvis Presley: King of Rock and Roll or King of Stealing? Jubilee was a unique African American tradition that originated in the mid- 1880s where

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The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Soul Stirrers is a jubilee quartet group that dates many of their origins as early as 1926. The Soul Stirrers is

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The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers  An astonishing vocal group that grew into one of the longest-lasting oldies acts in American popular music, the Mills Brothers’ quickly moved

Read More »

The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers WHO WERE THE MILLS BROTHERS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvJ3eHsslqM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_Knzwe15PY The American vocal quartet that among the most unique and influential in the history of

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The Rise of Jubilee Quartets

The Rise of Jubilee Quartets https://youtu.be/crbQ_PU-mUo The Jubilee Quartets consist of three separate time periods: the Jubilee Period (1880-1929), the Transitional Period (1930-1945), and the

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Blues

Jubilee Quartet

Elvis Presley: King of Rock and Roll or King of Stealing? Jubilee was a unique African American tradition that originated in the mid- 1880s where

Read More »

The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Soul Stirrers is a jubilee quartet group that dates many of their origins as early as 1926. The Soul Stirrers is

Read More »

The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers  An astonishing vocal group that grew into one of the longest-lasting oldies acts in American popular music, the Mills Brothers’ quickly moved

Read More »

The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers WHO WERE THE MILLS BROTHERS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvJ3eHsslqM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_Knzwe15PY The American vocal quartet that among the most unique and influential in the history of

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The Rise of Jubilee Quartets

The Rise of Jubilee Quartets https://youtu.be/crbQ_PU-mUo The Jubilee Quartets consist of three separate time periods: the Jubilee Period (1880-1929), the Transitional Period (1930-1945), and the

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