ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleWomen's History Month; Ezili Danto; The Life and Times of H.B. Barnum; Tribute to The Spinners' Bobby Smith
Broadcast Date2013-03-31
Record Date2013-03-31
SummaryDiasporic Music conludes the celebration of International Women's History Month. Jalali interviews Ezili Danto, an award winning playwright, a performance poet, political and social commentator, and author and human rights attorney. Interview with music producer and arranger and Houston, Texas native H.B. Barnum. H.B. Barnum remains one of the unsung giants of popular music, collaborating with a who's who of acts spanning from Frank Sinatra to Puff Daddy. Barnum is the founder of LIFE Choir, Inc., a musical ministry. Musical tribute to Robert "Bobby" Smith, long time lead vocalist of the rhythm and blues group "The Spinners" who joined the ancestors this month. Smith sang lead on the hit songs "I'll Be Around," "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love," "One of a Kind (Love Affair)," "Then Came You," and "Games People Play." Visit Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali on Facebook.