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“I felt there was a duty, a responsibility, to use the craft to say something.” – Corey Harris
African American Folklorist Running Indigogo Campaign and Hosting Benefit Concert
The African American Folklorist is a quarterly newspaper that contains articles about traditions, traditional beliefs, the cultural context, geographical locations, music, and vernaculars of African Americans and the role each element plays in the lives of the people past and present.
Modern Day Blues Legends Taj Mahal, Corey Harris, Shemekia Copeland, Guy Davis, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and Phil Wiggins Assemble
“Blues is the blueprint. It’s the foundation of all contemporary music, no matter where you go.” – Corey Harris
Listening to Fulton Blues, a sense of visualization and reality takes hold, making the experience all the more immediate. The clarity and sparseness of the music lends itself to the experience and storytelling as well.
The show closed with all three artists back on stage, joined by Harerra on harp, for a rousing “Catfish Blues,” first recording in 1941 by Robert Petway. The True Blues trio intends to donate a portion of any profits from the tour, CD and DVD to “a blues-related charity.”
The blues is in good hands, folks, the blues is in good hands.
In the town of Niafunke, blues great Ali Farka Toure is a legend, but his music is now banned in his home town, after a brutal militarist takeover.
On April 22nd, incredibly talented performers took the stage at the Howard Theater. The outcome was legendary.