Celebrating the contributions of African-American artists

February 9, 2012

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On today's installment, Tony Sarabia

Every Thursday in February, Eight Forty-Eight and Radio M host Tony Sarabia and WBEZ's Richard Steele share some deep cuts from the African-American catalog.

This week, they picked five songs, including a James Brown track in which the Godfather of Soul sings partly in Spanish and a Morgan Freeman cut from the kids show The Electric Company.

 

 

 

Tony's picks:

James Brown, "Please, Please, Please"
Billie Holiday, "You're My Thrill"

 

Richard's picks:

Morgan Freeman, "Shoo, Shoo Sunshine"

Hannibal with The Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim, "You Can Find a Way", Playing for Change, "Higher Ground"