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Virtual | The Golden Age of Soul
February 2 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM PST
In the 1960s and 1970s, soul wasn’t just the most popular form of African-American rock music. It was one of the most electrifying styles that had ever reached billions of people throughout the world, transcending race to bring listeners of all backgrounds together. Presented in conjunction with Black History Month, rock and soul music author and historian Richie Unterberger‘s “The Golden Age of Soul” celebrates the music genre’s peak years with clips and commentary on the era’s greats. Watch legends like Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Otis Redding, Booker T. & the MG’s, Nina Simone, Ike & Tina Turner, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Sam & Dave, Marvin Gaye, Isaac Hayes, Curtis Mayfield, the Jackson Five, Sly & The Family Stone and others. Feel uplifted by classics like “Respect,” “What’d I Say,” “Dance to the Music,” “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” “Green Onions,” “Soul Man” and “Sweet Soul Music.”