Monday, December 8, 2014

The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit' : NPR

...It's been a while since my last post and while I try to stay away from politics, given recent events, the time of year, and the fact that all of us here are Billie Holiday fans, this seems like a good thing to share.



The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit' : NPR: "One of Billie Holiday's most iconic songs is "Strange Fruit," a haunting protest against the inhumanity of racism. Many people know that the man who wrote the song was inspired by a photograph of a lynching. But they might not realize that he's also tied to another watershed moment in America's history."



'via Blog this'





Thank you all for everything this year.
I will be putting up our year-end faves post soon.
C.


P.S. We miss you Kat. We hope you are well and prosperous.

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