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Wed January 16, 2013
Martha Redbone Roots Project: globalFEST 2013
Originally published on Sun January 20, 2013 5:50 pm
Martha Redbone's music chronicles the crossroads of the American experience. Born in Kentucky and of Cherokee, Choctaw and African-American descent, Redbone combines folk, Appalachian, soul and Native tradition in a group of settings of poetry by William Blake — a startling idea, perhaps, but one that brims with potency and freshness.
- "A Poison Tree"
- "On Another's Sorrow"
- "This Train Is Bound For Glory"
- "Undone In Sorrow"
- "Eyes On The Prize"
- "I Rose Up At The Dawn Of Day"
Producers: Mito Habe-Evans, Bob Boilen; Videographers: Gabriella Garcia-Pardo, Mito Habe-Evans; Audio Engineer: Kevin Wait; Video Editor: Denise DeBelius Assistant Producer: Denise DeBelius; Special Thanks to: Webster Hall, globalFEST 2013; Executive Producers: Anya Grundmann, Keith Jenkins.