Civil Rights Movement & the Viet Nam War
Presented by Erin R. McCoy.
This program will feature songs of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement in the United States discussed in context of historical events. Lyrics are provided. Dive into an investigation of the folk roots of early Civil Rights songs and the influence of soul/R&B on memorable Civil Rights anthems, from Guthrie to Franklin to Cooke, as well as the role of Civil Rights music at live festivals and protest marches/sit-ins, etc.