by Susan Whitall, Kevin John and Stevie Wonder
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Recounts the life of the man who invented soul music and is best known for his popular music chart successes, including "All Around the World" (1955), "Need Your Love So Bad" (1956) and "Fever" the same year.
December 20, 2011 Before the Civil Rights movement, segregated American cities helped give birth to the Chitlin' Circuit, a touring revue that provided employment for hundreds of black musicians. Rock historian Ed Ward profiles two recent books which illuminate the conditions these musicians endured.
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