An interview with Pat Thomas, author of Listen, Whitey! The Sights and Sounds of the Black Power 1965-1975
Available from Fantagraphics Books.
Head on over to the Light in the Attic Records website right now to enter to win a prize pack including Listen, Whitey! The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975 and the companion album Listen, Whitey! The Sounds of Black Power 1967-1974 in CD or 2xLP format!
Video preview of the Listen, Whitey! The Sounds of Black Power 1967-1974 2xLP from Light in the Attic Records.
Video preview of the Listen, Whitey! The Sounds of Black Power 1967-1974 CD from Light in the Attic Records.
So Listen Whitey! and listen good: There’s power in these grooves, but there’s a message too, and it spells a better day for everyone.
What’s remarkable about the CD is that its 16 tracks give a fairly expansive overview not just in terms of genre scope but also in the range of expression across celebrity status and even region.
Source: Los Angeles Times
Pat Thomas talks about Listen, Whitey! and the Motown Records imprint Black Forum on WNYC’s Soundcheck on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012.
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