3 songs that bring history to life | Rhiannon Giddens

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

from TEDTalks (hd) http://ift.tt/2rMJnOy

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