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Respect - Soul and the Civil Rights Movement

Synopsis

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Edwin Starr presents the last in the series exploring the link between soul music and the US civil rights movement. Black musicians had to eat, sleep and buy gas in segregated shops and play to all-white or all-black audiences when they toured the Deep South in the fifties and early sixties.
Wilson Pickett, Martha Reeves, Mary Wilson, Jerry Butler and others tell how their songs played a part in calling for change in American society.

Contributors

Presenter: Edwin Starr
Interviewee: Wilson Pickett
Interviewee: Martha Reeves
Interviewee: Mary Wilson
Interviewee: Jerry Butler
Producer: David Morley






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