ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleTribute to Harry Fugua, the founder of the Moonglows
Broadcast Date2010-07-25
Record Date2010-07-25
SummaryThis episode of Diasporic Music on Uhuru Radio continues the tradition of Black Music made in the West but not of the West. The show features a tribute to Harry Fugua, the founder of the vocal group, the Moonglows. The Moonglows influenced all the great Black groups in the United States in he 60s. They also influenced Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer (The Wailers). Fugua discovered Marvin Gaye who recorded with Harry and The Moonglows and on Gaye's last recording "Sexual Healing". Three of Mumia Abu-Jamal's latest commentaries are aired as well.