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Robert Kimbrough Sr – Cotton Patch Blues

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley On this episode I speak with the son Of Legendary Junior Kimbrough….Robert Kimbrough Sr who is making his own legacy~ Robert Kimbrough, Sr. continues the Cotton Patch Blues style created by his father, the legendary Junior Kimbrough. From an early age, Robert was steeped in the sounds and life of the Mississippi Hill Country and its distinctive styles of blues. Growing up, Robert listened first-hand to Mississippi blues royalty that played with his father at home in the evenings, at Junior’s juke joint club at…

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Gumbo Friday’s – Blues People in the Bible

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley Gumbo Friday’s where we discuss everything that has to do with African American Tribal Music and the Black Experience. Our main topic of the last few weeks is the Blues in The Bible, Blues People in the Bible, and identifying Bible Verses that prove the Blues people as the descendants of the Sons and Daughters of Israel. Featuring Brock Lightning and Omar Brown Early Blues – Opression By New Pharoah 8Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph. 9He said to…

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Sorrow Songs and Slave Seculars Podcast

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley On this episode I will be discussing Sorrow Songs, Slave Seculars and the early discussions by Musicologists. Richard Wallaschek, in his Book, Primitive Music(1893) sites that Black Music is a mere imitation of European Compositions. Henry Krehbiel, was an American music critic and musicologist who believe Black Music was a Folk Song, Folk meaning of the people by the people. We will also be looking at James Weldon Johnson, Alain Locke, Mikes Mark Fisher..and more. In our interview segment, I’ll be speaking to Anthony Elder,…

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African American Writers, Folklorists and The Blues

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley On this episode we will be looking into and discussing Eileen Southern, a scholar of Renaissance and African-American music and the first black woman to be appointed a tenured full professor at Harvard University, and her works. After that, I have the honor to speak with Shirley Moody Turner, an associate professor of English and African American Studies. She is the author of Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation, co-editor of Contemporary African American Literature: The Living Canon, and has recently signed on…

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The Slave Narrative – Uncle Cinto Lewis

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley On this episode of Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio i will be reading from and discussing the Slave Narrative of Ex- Slave Uncle Cinto Lewis. Uncle Cinto Lewis, ex-slave, claims to “be 111 years old. He lived in a brick cabin with his wife, Aunt Lucy, on the Huntington Plantation, in Brazoria Co.Texas. Miss Kate Huntington says the cabin occupied by the old couple is part of the old slave quarters built by J. Greenville McNeel, who owned the plantation before Marion Huntington, Miss Kate’s…

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Valerie June – Working Woman Blues

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley On today’s show I speak with Valerie June, Working Woman Blues in the flesh, about her humble beginnings, inspirations and taking the long road. Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Podcast Lamont Pearly / Jack Dappa Producer / Host / Audio Editor Deric Johnson / Brooklyn Blues Co Producer/Engineer/Editor Valerie June Guest/SingerSonwriter Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Preservation @jackdappabluesradio – @jackpearley Valerie June @thevaleriejune – valeriejune.com Brooklyn Blues Organization @brooklynbluesorganization – @brooklynblues1 ©Copyright 2017 All Rights Reserved Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Preservation Foundation Valerie June Hockett, known as…

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Gumbo Friday’s Ep1- Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley Gumbo Friday were We talk about everything that comes to mind about all things in regards to African American Tribal Music and the Black Experience! On this episode I speak with Brock Lightnin and Sista Zaki about White Flight, Black Flight, Protecting our leaders, conflict of beliefs in the Black Community and more! Black Flight African American churches leave the inner city for the suburbs. SARAH EEKHOFF ZYLSTRA| DECEMBER 30, 2008   Urban blacks have been following the pattern of so-called “white flight” for the…

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The Slave Narrative “Aunt Adeline” – Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley 30380 Interviewer Mrs* Zillah Cross Peel Person interviewed Aunt Adeline — Age 89 Home 101 Hock Street* Fayetteville. Arkansas *I was born a slave about 1848, in Hickmon County, Tennessee,* said Aunt Adeline who lives as care taker in a house at 101 Rock Street, Faystteville, Arkansas, which is owned by the Blakely-Budgens estate. Aunt Adeline has been a slave and a servant in five generations of the Parks family* Her mother, Liza, with a group of five Negroes, was sold into slavery to John…

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Mulatto, Interracial relationships and The Black Elite Pt1 – Jack Dappa Blues Heritage radio

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley The Talented Tenth W.E.B. DuBois September 1903 The Negro race, like all races, is going to be saved by its exceptional men. The problem of education, then, among Negroes must first of all deal with the Talented Tenth; it is the problem of developing the Best of this race that they may guide the Mass away from the contamination and death of the Worst, in their own and other races. Now the training of men is a difficult and intricate task. Its technique is a…

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The Second Migration – Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio

Published by: Lamont Jack Pearley Today we will speak about the Great Migration that went West. I will also be joined by Moses Crouch who’s a phenomenal musician and historian! During the decade that followed the stock market crash of 1929, initial Migration slowed to a trickle. But with America’s entry into World War II looming on the horizon, the exodus of blacks from their Southern homeland resumed. Between 1940 and 1950, another 1.5 million African Americans left the South. The migration continued at roughly the same pace over the…

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