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IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE

Memphis Soul

  • Aired: 04/16/2013
  • 56:46
  • Expires: 04/17/2017
  • Rating: NR
"In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul" will honor the memorable soul sounds from the mid- to late-1960s that came from Memphis, Tennessee The evening pays homage to Memphis, a segregated city in the 1960s where many whites and blacks nonetheless came together to make soulful music, a mix of gospel and potent rhythmic grooves - known today as "Memphis Soul."
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"In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul" premieres on PBS April 16
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Corporate funding for the program is provided by American Airlines, Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), Norfolk Southern and Comcast NBCUniversal. Foundation support is provided by The Annenberg Foundation. Major funding is also provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS and public television viewers.

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