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All Sides with Ann Fisher

Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom

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11 am

The music of Bob Dylan and Louis Armstrong might have faded away without US Route 61--America's “Blues Highway." That corridor was the birthplace and cultural exchange route of the diverse sounds that would become quintessentially American. We'll talk about how the evolution of "black music" follows the Mississippi along a path from slavery to integration.

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