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Black Fiddlers: The Story
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
In 2004, Iris Thompson Chapman produced "The Life and Times of Joe Thompson," a documentary about the last known African American fiddler in North Carolina with a singular style that could be traced, in Joe Thompson’s own remarks, “all the way back to the 1700's". Joe's remarks inspired me to document Black f...
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
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Songs My Mother Taught Me
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produced by Mark Puryear; performed by Fannie Lou Hamer, 1918-1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2015), 48 mins, 17 page(s)
produced by Mark Puryear; performed by Fannie Lou Hamer, 1918-1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2015), 48 mins, 17 page(s)
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He Is My Story: The Sanctified Soul of Arizona Dranes
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performed by Michael Corcoran, Arizona Dranes and Choir (Tompkins Square Records, 2012), 50 mins, 16 page(s)
performed by Michael Corcoran, Arizona Dranes and Choir (Tompkins Square Records, 2012), 50 mins, 16 page(s)
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Glorious Days and Nights: A Jazz Memoir
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written by Herb Snitzer (Jackson, MI: University Press of Mississippi, 2011), 152 page(s)
written by Herb Snitzer (Jackson, MI: University Press of Mississippi, 2011), 152 page(s)
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Soul of the Man: Bobby Blue Bland
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written by Charles Farley, 1771-1859 (Jackson, MI: University Press of Mississippi, 2011), 331 page(s)
written by Charles Farley, 1771-1859 (Jackson, MI: University Press of Mississippi, 2011), 331 page(s)
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Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues
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written by Philip R. Ratcliffe (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2011), 332 page(s)
written by Philip R. Ratcliffe (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2011), 332 page(s)
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African American Legacy Series: A Life of Song
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 37 mins, 21 page(s)

In A Life of Song, Ella Jenkins, “The First Lady of Children’s Music,” offers stories and songs that speak to her youthful years as an African American child in a multi-cultural world. Her career of more than a half century earned her the first Lifetime Achievement Grammy award for a children’s music art...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2011), 37 mins, 21 page(s)
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(Tompkins Square Records, 2011), 71 page(s)
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There Breathes a Hope: The Legacy of John Work II and His Fisk Jubilee Quartet, 1909-1916
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conducted by John Wesley Work, Jr., 1873-1925; produced by Meagan Hennessey; performed by Fisk University Jubilee Quartette (Archeophone Records, 2010), 2 hours 12 mins, 49 page(s)
conducted by John Wesley Work, Jr., 1873-1925; produced by Meagan Hennessey; performed by Fisk University Jubilee Quartette (Archeophone Records, 2010), 2 hours 12 mins, 49 page(s)
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