Tag Archives: The Staple Singers

Video Roundup: Let Freedom Ring on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Today, we celebrate what would’ve been the 85th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of history’s greatest voices of liberty. King’s contributions to civil rights have inspired millions, including many musicians who’ve paid tribute to him in song. Below, we’ve collected some of those odes that help King’s message live on for generations.Read more…

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KEXP Documentaries: Civil Rights Songs – “When Will We Be Paid For The Work We’ve Done?”

Greetings, producer Michele Myers here. It’s my job to bring you a musical subject each week. And this week it’s the last episode of our 10-part series Civil Rights Songs: a story on the song “When Will We Be Paid For The Work We’ve Done” by The Staple Singers.

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