Turners Falls RiverCulture plans monthlong arts festival for Black History Month

Recorder Staff, Wednesday, February 03, 2016, Black roots music is old-timey, African American blues tunes that explore stories of escape and freedom. These are simple songs, work songs that enslaved Africans sung in fields, prison blues songs meant to fill time and to express feelings of the heart. The songs are sometimes rhythmically repetitive, and always powerful.

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