No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms. - UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR, 1948).
The Staples Jr. Singers were part of a vanguard of soul gospel artists in the 1970s that broke from tradition to testify with the groove. When they wrote these songs they had one question on their minds: "When Do We Get Paid?“ It was their anthem at a time in their career when they weren’t sure they were being recognised for their talent, and certainly not compensated.
Former lead singer of the rock group "Yes" shares the stage with the 112-member Cleveland Contemporary Youth Orchestra and 60-member student chorus in a mesmerizing performance that exudes joy and energy. In this once-in-a-lifetime and inspiring performance, Jon Anderson and the youth orchestra play songs by "Yes" and "Jon & Vangelis". Shot Live in Cleveland at the famed Severance Hall Auditorium.
The world is adrift in the tides of hunger and desolation. It isn't easy to think about education, or anything else when your children cannot eat. And yet, the sharp attack on education during this past decade forces us to consider the future that young people will inherit.
Formed back in the heady days of 1987 at the start of the ‘acieed’ explosion, by Eddie Piller and Gilles Peterson, Acid Jazz was the first of the groundbreaking new indie labels and paved the way for the likes of Mo Wax, Wall Of Sound and Talkin’ Loud
"Small Club, 2nd Show That Night" is probably the most famous Prince bootleg as it captures one of the many after-shows Prince performed throughout the years.
Many of these gigs have been recorded but none in such pristine sound quality. The listener gets to experience the performance as much as the audience did at that moment in time.
It's a piece of music history...