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Albany/Columbus, Ga (Episode #605H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

This episode sees the Music Voyager team delving deeper into the Georgian heartlands, where spirituals, gospel and the blues laid the foundation for American popular music. They start in Albany with Miss Rutha Harris, one of the original Freedom Singers that marched with Martin Luther King Jr. to Washington DC. Every second Saturday, Ms. Harris still assembles her fellow Freedom Singers and new voices from the next generation to join in song to keep the spirit of freedom alive. Next, they head to Columbus and the house of Ma Rainy 'The Mother of the Blues' where her colorful story is just one of many enriching experiences on this journey to where it all began.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Macon/Athens, Ga (Episode #604H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Music Voyager travels into the heartland of Georgia to understand the culture, arts and people that have helped create the 'sound' of America. From Macon to Athens, the home of Georgia University, this creative corridor of Georgia has spawned the likes of Otis Redding, Little Richards, The B52s, REM and others. Today, musicians such as Kishi Bashi, The Whigs and Otis Redding III call the region home, and they feature performances and adventures with these inspirational artists.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 11:30 PM
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