The Sill Podcast
TSP071 - Transcendent Tunes: Searing and soulful ‘Strange Fruit’.
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TSP071 – Transcendent Tunes: Searing and soulful ‘Strange Fruit’. Billie Holiday’s most iconic and recognized song, has been acknowledged as the harbinger of the civil rights movement in America. The song’s origin may surprise and enlighten even those of us who are familiar with this transcendent tune.

Duration – 27:59

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Rene Marie audio segment, Nina Simone references the Civil Rights Movement

Music Credits: Billie Holiday (& Nina Simone & Rene Marie) – Strange Fruit

Posted: November 19, 2018

The Sill Podcast
TSP045 - The Undefinable Spirit: Blues & Jazz Bops Into Town: 16 years of musical joy.
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TSP045 – The Undefinable Spirit: Blues & Jazz Bops Into Town: 16 years of musical joy. Peter and Harry talk with Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival founder Larry Kurtz.  Orangeville Blues & Jazz: https://orangevillebluesandjazz.ca

Duration – 18:22

VoxBox: Miles Davis, Buddy Guy, BB King and Etta James

Music Credit: John Scofield – I Don’t Need No Doctor

Posted: May 21, 2018