February 7, 2024, Northport NY -We proudly announce our 4th annual Black History Month playlist. We have added new songs from last year. The playlist has 15 tracks, some of which are from our Grammy-nominated recordings. The music covers over 25 years of our recordings.
Our BHM playlist includes music by Odetta, Marie Knight, Sweet Honey In The Rock, Guy Davis, Big Jack Johnson, Wild Child Butler, Phillip Walker, Mavis Staples (Rick Holmstrom track), Pinetop Perkins, Ruth Brown, The Lee Boys, and Luther “Guitar” Jr. Johnson.
President of the label Mark Carpentieri,
These artists are truly amazing and this rich collection of African-American music comes from blues, folk, and gospel. It’s been an honor to work with all these amazing artists some of which are no longer with
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Marie Knight & Odetta Big Jack Johnson Guy Davis
Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating Black history. To find out more about Black History Month, you can click this link from The Association for the Study of African American Life and History, https://asalh.org/about-us/origins-of-black-history-month/