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Leroi Jones/Amiri Baraka, Black Music (1968)

Black Music By Leroi Jones

Blues People by Leroi Jones (Amiri Baraka)

CELEBRATING BLACK MUSIC MONTH: PRINCE - The Soul FM

Black music artists such as Jimi Hendrix were becoming prominent during the civil rights era and bridging the gap between Black and White youth.

Duke Ellington & Quincy Jones!

Black Music Month Spotlight: Tyrand

BB June is Black music month

Bob Marley and Steve Wonder live at Black Music Association, USA 1979

The Supremes

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Michael Bracewell, Re-make/Re-model: Becoming Roxy Music (2008)

Barry White

the incomparable Billie Holiday

Bill Friskics-Warren & David Cantwell, Heartaches by the Number: Country Music's 500 Greatest Singles (2003)

Phil Dellio & Scott Woods, I Wanna Be Sedated: Pop Music in the Seventies (1993)

My music is the spiritual expression of what I am — my faith, my knowledge, my being…When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups… I want to speak to their souls.”  By John Coltrane

Richard Meltzer, A Whore Just Like the Rest: The Music Writings of Richard Meltzer (2000)

Robert Christgau, Any Old Way You Choose It: Rock and Other Pop Music, 1967-1973 (1973)

Duke Ellington

“I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up in the morning and see the light.” ― Miles Davis