Shelter day 77, June 6th, 2020—installment 27s of live-streamed, all-vinyl DJ sets while we're sheltering during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The global uprising initiated by the killing of George Floyd brought the plight of black Americans into sharp focus. While the BLM movement and power of social media have initiated a powerful awakening, the scars of racism run deep. This mix looks back at civil rights and black power songs from the 60s-70s—music of protest and hope. Enjoy!
- The Last Poets - When The Revolution Comes
- Eddie Kendricks - My People… Hold On
- Mike James Kirkland - Hang On In There
- Nuyorican Soul - I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun
- Gary Bartz Ntu Troop - Celestial Blues
- S.O.U.L. - Message From A Black Man
- American Gypsy - Inside Out
- The Impressions - Mighty Mighty (Spade And Whitey)
- Whatnauts - Why Can’t People Be Colors Too
- James Brown - Say It Loud — I’m Black And I’m Proud
- The Impressions - Stop The War
- Nina Simone - I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
Jun 6, 2020