TSP071 – Transcendent Tunes: Searing and soulful ‘Strange Fruit’.

 
 
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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

TSP045 – Blues & Jazz Bops Into Town: 16 years of musical joy.

 
 
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Harry and I talk with Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival founder Larry Kurtz

Duration – 18:22

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

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