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What the Fontaine?!: Roots (6/3/16)

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“What the Fontaine?!: You never know what you’ll hear next on this fun mix of tunes from across the decades and musical genres.”

Did you watch the Roots mini-series this week on History Channel? I did. Still pretty powerful stuff. Chicken George! I thought I’d play mostly African-American music for you tonight… lotsa great stuff 9-11pmEDT.

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Meat Beat Manifesto – United Nations

Ike and Tina Turner – Nutbush City Limits
Ella Fitzgerald – It Don’t Mean a Thing (If Ain’t Got That Swing)

Edwin Starr – 25 Miles
Louis Jordan – Saturday Night Fish Fry
Al Green – Let It Shine

Papa Susso – Kelepha Ba  [traditional kora music from Gambia]
DJ Spooky (That Subliminal Kid) – Galactic Funk (Tau Ceti Mix)
Bo Diddley – I Can Tell

Keith LeBlanc – But Whitey / Einstein
Staple Singers – Respect Yourself

Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy – Famous and Dandy (Like Amos ‘N’ Andy)
Parliament – Little Ole Country Boy

Gil Scott-Heron – Evolution (and Flashback)
Nina Simone – Strange Fruit

Billie Holiday – Them There Eyes
Public Enemy – By the Time I Get to Arizona

Louis Armstrong – Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Muddy Waters – Baby Please Don’t Go (Back to New Orleans)

Manu Dibango – Soul Makossa  [feat. Youssou N’Dour]
Rage Against the Machine – Renegades of Funk  [cover of Afrika Bambaataa + Soulsonic Force]
James Brown – Say It Loud (I’m Black and I’m Proud)

Miles Davis – Move
Aretha Franklin – Dr. Feelgood
Ray Charles – Lonely Avenue

Bo Diddley – Say Man
Al Green – I’m Glad You’re Mine