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This week we conclude our two-part feature in honor of Black History Month. We’ll hear more recent recordings from Jon Batiste, Rhiannon Giddens and Mavis Staples. We’ll also hear some classics from Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Booker T. & the MGs and some banjo tunes and a great recording from Cedric Watson.

Episode #19-09: Black History Month Pt.2
Host: Tom Druckenmiller

Artist/”Song”/CD/Label

Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer”(excerpt) / Songs of Hope and Struggle / Smithsonian Folkways
Booker T. & the MG's / “Rinky Dink” / Green Onions / Atlantic
Jon Batiste / “What A Wonderful World” / Hollywood Africans / Verve
Rhiannon Giddens / “Better Get It Right the First Time” / Freedom Highway / Nonesuch
Mavis Staples / “No Time for Crying” / If All I Was Was Black / Anti-

Ray Charles / “Moanin' / Genius + Soul + Jazz / Impulse
Ray Charles / “Mess Around” / Mess Around / Proper
Willie Dixon / “If the Sea was Whiskey” / The Big Three Trio / Columbia
Aretha Franklin / “Good Times” / I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You / Rhino
Booker T. & the MG's / “Green Onions” / Green Onions / Atlantic

Jayme Stone & Mansa Sissoko / “Bibi” / Africa to Appalachia / Self Produced
Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' / “Soul” / Tajmo / Concord
Mr. Martin Simpson & Mr. Dom Flemoms / “My Money Never Runs Out” / Proudly Present A Selection of Ever Popular Favorites / Fledg'ling

Miriam Makeba / “Liwawechi” / Homeland / Putumayo
Cedric Watson / “Cochon De Lait” / Cedric Watson / Valcour
Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer”(excerpt) / Songs of Hope and Struggle / Smithsonian Folkways