Odetta – TV concert 1964, complete

Gazely Gaze6 – Aug 18, 2019 – 28:56
h/t Splunge on A♠
Odetta in concert, with Leslie Grinage and Peter Childs. She plays ‘Margaret Evans’, ‘Froggy’, ‘Grandma Dollar’, ‘Love Proved False’, ‘Carry It Home To Rosy’, ‘Another Man Done Gone’, ‘Sweet Potatoes Move Over’, ‘Mind on Freedom’ and more. Filmed on 5th December 1964 for Belgian TV ‘Face Au Public’ programme, Nicolas Résimont (Producer), Paul Roland (Director).

Wikipedia: Odetta Holmes (December 31, 1930 – December 2, 2008), known as Odetta, was an American singer, actress, guitarist, lyricist, and a civil and human rights activist, often referred to as “The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement”. Her musical repertoire consisted largely of American folk music, blues, jazz, and spirituals. An important figure in the American folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s, she influenced many of the key figures of the folk-revival of that time, including Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mavis Staples, and Janis Joplin. Time magazine included her recording of “Take This Hammer” on its list of the 100 Greatest Popular Songs, stating that “Rosa Parks was her No. 1 fan, and Martin Luther King Jr. called her the queen of American folk music.”

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