This Juneteenth The 83rd Releases Solitary Souls
Solitary Souls, a sonic and written documentation of mass black incarceration America, is released today via web archive site www.solitarysouls.net
I AINT LYING: MISSISSIPPI FOLKTALES KICKS OFF TESTIFY MAY VIDEOS
This May we’re bringing you William Ferris’ 1975 doc on the Mississippi delta’s community, music and oral traditions. Along with Eartheater, DJ Slugo, SMTB, Bjork, Hank Wood, TESTIFY May is OUT NOW.
CHICAGO BLUES DOCUMENTARY (1972)
Chicago Blues uncovers Black Americans ongoing fight for justice and the lost promises of the Great Migration, which birthed the evolution of Blues & Rock.
FORMER SLAVES BREAK THEIR SILENCE ON JUNETEENTH
Thanks to the Library of Congress, this Juneteenth, we revisit recordings of former slaves recounting their experiences, and what it was like the day they heard they were free.
SOUNDS OF THE SOUTH: RL BURNSIDE
Watch R.L. Burnside’s live recording of Poor Black Mattie (1984).
WHO IS BELTON SUTHERLAND?
So, who is Belton Sutherland? While his “Blues #2” has 1.2 million views on Youtube, a success for any artist, nothing on Belton Sutherland can be found anywhere on the internet.