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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x113 Rhiannon Giddens: Songs that bring history to life
TV-PG

  • 2017-06-02T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Rhiannon Giddens pours the emotional weight of American history into her music. Listen as she performs traditional folk ballads -- including "Waterboy," "Up Above My Head," and "Lonesome Road" by Sister Rosetta Tharp -- and one glorious original song, "Come Love Come," inspired by Civil War-era slave narratives.

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