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.
Watch R.L. Burnside’s live recording of Poor Black Mattie (1984).
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.
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