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Odetta: Remembering Her Legacy

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Odetta: Remembering Her Legacy

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Odetta: Remembering Her Legacy

Odetta: Remembering Her Legacy

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Known as "The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement," folksinger and songwriter Odetta died on Dec. 2, leaving a 50-year legacy of freedom and celebration. In this interview with David Dye, recorded on Martin Luther King Day in 2004, Odetta speaks of her performance at the March on Washington and her music from an influential childhood in segregated America.

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Album
Essential Odetta
Artist
Odetta
Label
Vanguard
Released
1973

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