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“I felt there was a duty, a responsibility, to use the craft to say something.” – Corey Harris
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.
“Blues is the blueprint. It’s the foundation of all contemporary music, no matter where you go.” – Corey Harris
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.