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FOF #2985 – Erthe St. James on the Summer of Soul

The summer of 1969 was an extraordinary time- the Stonewall riots ignited the modern LGBTQ rights movement, astronauts landed on the moon, Woodstock shaped the anti-war movement and for Black folks in Harlem, it was the Summer of Soul.

Today musician Erthe St. James, who is highly influenced by Nina Simone and the music of this era joins us to look at the impact these artists from Summer of Soul have had on music and Civil Rights.

Listen as we chat with Erthe St. James about the wonderful music featured in the documentary and what the world would be like if the footage of the festival was widely seen at the time?

Posted in: Culture & Style, Music, Musicians, Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2735 – A Look at Beyoncé’s Homecoming

In the new concert special, Homecoming, Beyoncé gives fans a backstage look at her rehearsals and shows how she iss the hardest working woman in show business.

And when it comes to business, nobody does it quite like Beyoncé who is getting a whopping $60 million for three Netflix specials.

Today rhythm & blues musician Erthe St James joins us to take a look at Beyoncé’s Homecoming documentary

Posted in: Musicians, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2609- Down to Erthe

The process of writing music is tricky, sometimes songs come out almost instantly but other times, songs can take a long time to develop.

Today rhythm & blues musician Erthe St James joins us to talk about his musical journey- from his early inspiration from the Spice Girls to the trickiness of writing songs about people you’re currently in a relationship with.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 4 years ago 0