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Learn about the musical group Kraftwerk- musicians that transcend race

Radio One Documentary Part I (30mb+ MP3)

Radio One Documentary Part II (30mb+ MP3)

TECHNO GODS OF DETROIT

JAZZ

BLUES

REGGAE

HIP HOP

RHYTHM AND BLUES

BLACK GOSPEL

Land Of Confusion
Genesis

I must've dreamed a thousand dreams
Been haunted by a million screams
But I can hear the marching feet
They're moving into the street.

Now did you read the news today
They say the danger's gone away
But I can see the fire's still alight
There burning into the night.

There's too many men
Too many people
Making too many problems
And not much love to go round
Can't you see
This is a land of confusion.

This is the world we live in
And these are the hands we're given
Use them and let's start trying
To make it a place worth living in.

Ooh Superman where are you now
When everything's gone wrong somehow
The men of steel, the men of power
Are losing control by the hour.

This is the time
This is the place
So we look for the future
But there's not much love to go round
Tell me why, this is a land of confusion.

This is the world we live in
And these are the hands we're given
Use them and let's start trying
To make it a place worth living in.

I remember long ago -
Ooh when the sun was shining
Yes and the stars were bright
All through the night
And the sound of your laughter
As I held you tight
So long ago -

I won't be coming home tonight
My generation will put it right
We're not just making promises
That we know, we'll never keep.

Too many men
There's too many people
Making too many problems
And not much love to go round
Can't you see
This is a land of confusion.

Now this is the world we live in
And these are the hands we're given
Use them and let's start trying
To make it a place worth fighting for.

This is the world we live in
And these are the names we're given
Stand up and let's start showing
Just where our lives are going to.

The Study of African and Afro-American Music J. H. Kwabena Nketia , The Black Perspective in Music, Vol. 1, No. 1. (Spring, 1973), pp. 7-15. (PDF)

Jazz Improvisation: The Joy of Influence; John P. Murphy; The Black Perspective in Music, Vol. 18, No. 1/2. (1990), pp. 7-19. (PDF)

The Significance of the Relationship between Afro-American Music and West African Music; Olly Wilson; The Black Perspective in Music, Vol. 2, No. 1. (Spring, 1974), pp. 3-22. (PDF)

The Cult of the DJ: A Symposium; Andrew Ross; Frank Owen; Moby; Frankie Knuckles; Carol Cooper; Social Text, No. 43. (Autumn, 1995), pp. 67-88. (PDF)

A Short Bibliography of Jazz; Alan P. Merriam; Notes, 2nd Ser., Vol. 10, No. 2. (Mar., 1953), pp. 202-210. (PDF)

Hard Bop and Its Critics; David H. Rosenthal; The Black Perspective in Music, Vol. 16, No. 1. (Spring, 1988), pp. 21-29. (PDF)

Negro Musicians and Their Music-- Lucy Harth Smith -- The Journal of Negro History, Vol. 20, No. 4. (Oct., 1935), pp. 428-432. (PDF)

Music Education in Negro Schools and Colleges --Edgar Rogie Clark --The Journal of Negro Education, Vol. 9, No. 4. (Oct., 1940), pp. 580-590. (PDF)

Black Music and Cultural Nationalism: The Maturation of Archie Shepp-- Daniel Walden-- Negro American Literature Forum, Vol. 5, No. 4. (Winter, 1971), pp. 150-154. (PDF)

Persons and Places: Dizzy Gillespie in Atlanta, L. D. Reddick, Phylon (1940-1956), Vol. 10, No. 1. (1st Qtr., 1949), pp. 44-49. (PDF)

Part 3. Modes of Listening , Music in the Streets: The Example of Washington Square Park in New York City, Paolo Prato, Popular Music, Vol. 4, Performers and Audiences. (1984), pp. 151-163.(PDF)

Synesthesia, "Crossover," and Blacks in Popular Music, Phillip Brian Harper, Social Text, No. 23. (Autumn - Winter, 1989), pp. 102-121.(PDF)