Jul 27, 2022
Mat Callahan joins the show to discuss his recent project "Songs of Slavery and Emancipation" - a book, an album, and a documentary - wherein he and his team searched for, found, and recreated both old slave resistance songs as well as old abolitionist songs. In this interview, Mat discusses this project and the songs and history behind it as we sprinkle in songs from the album throughout.
Watch the Documentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmytdAYr-s0&ab_channel=ArtinHistoryandPolitics
Check out the Book: https://www.upress.state.ms.us/Books/S/Songs-of-Slavery-and-Emancipation
Songs featured (in order of appearance):
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