Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This program is part of a series that celebrates the origins and expressions of African-American music. In this episode, Repercussions: A Celebration of African-American Music - Legends of Rhythm and Blues, some of the great names in the blues idiom are presented, such as Big Mama Thornton and Lloyd Glen. It shows how the driving beat and suggestive lyrics of R&B made their way into rock & roll.
Africa, Black [race], blues-music, celebration, legend [fable], music, R&B-music, roots [origins]