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Playlist: Black Music Month Specials

Compiled By: Joyride Media

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One-hour radio shows perfect for your June 2009 Black Music Month special program schedule.

NEW FOR 2009 - WILL BE POSTED HERE SOON:

* THE '59 SOUND - 50th anniversary of landmark 1959 jazz albums by Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Dave Brubeck and more.

Click here for full series on PRX


ALSO FROM JOYRIDE MEDIA ON PRX:
* Miles Davis - Kind of Blue (2009)
* Love Train - The Sound of Philadelphia (2009)
* To Be Real - The Nina Simone Story (2008)
* Sly & the Family Stone: Family Affair (2007)
* Fats Waller - If You Gotta Ask (2006)
* Buddy Guy: Can't Quit the Blues (2006)
* Sam Cooke: Bring it on Home (2006)

Black History Month Specials (Series)

Produced by Joyride Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia

From Joyride Media | Part of the Black History Month Specials series | 59:00

Pirshow2_small In the late 1960's, the world was introduced to the sound of Philadelphia.  Big cities had their own distinct styles, and like Detroit's Motown and Stax from Memphis, Philadelphia INternational Records landed on the musical map.

This one-hour radio special hosted by Jeff Foxx explores the story of Philadelphia International Records, as well as their impact on the future of music through stories and music from many of their artists, as well as Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff