Various ‎– Say It Loud! A Celebration Of Black Music In America

6 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
Box Set

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1-1a Scott Joplin Maple Leaf Rag
Written-By – Scott Joplin
1-1b Booker T. Washington (2) Booker T. Washington On The Negro Population In The South
1-2 Bessie Smith St. Louis Blues
Written-By – W.C. Handy*
1-3 Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers Black Bottom Stomp
Written-By – Ferdinand Morton*
1-4 Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five Heebie Jeebies
Written-By – Boyd Atkins
1-5 Paul Robeson With Paul Whiteman & His Concert Orchestra And Chorus Ol' Man River
Written-By – Jerome Kern - Oscar Hammerstein II*
1-6 Fats Waller Ain't Misbehavin'
Written-By – Andy Razaf, Thomas Waller*, Harry Brooks (2)
1-7 Charlie Patton* Pony Blues
Written-By – Charlie Patton*
1-8 Son House My Black Mama (Part 1)
Written-By – Eddie House, Jr.*
1-9 Mills Brothers* Tiger Rag
Written-By – Eddie Edwards, Harry DeCosta, Harry Ragas*, Larry Shields, Nick LaRocca, Tony Sbarbaro
1-10 Cab Calloway & His Orchestra* Minnie The Moocher
Written-By – Cab Calloway, Clarence Gaskill, Irving Mills
1-11a Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra* It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Written-By – Edward Ellington*, Irving Mills
1-11b Jesse Owens (2) Jesse Owens On The 1936 Olympics
Voice – Jesse Owens (2)
1-12 Robert Johnson Cross Road Blues
Written-By – Robert Johnson
1-13 Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet* Rock My Soul
1-14 Ink Spots* If I Didn't Care
Written-By – Jack Lawrence (2)
1-15 Count Basie & His Orchestra* Jumpin' At The Woodside
Written-By – William Basie*
1-16 Billie Holiday Strange Fruit
Written-By – Lewis Allan
1-17 Lena Horne With Lou Bring & His Orchestra* Stormy Weather
Written-By – Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
1-18 Art Tatum Tiger Rag
Written-By – Eddie Edwards, Harry DeCosta, Larry Shields, Nick LaRocca, Tony Sbarbaro
2-1 The King Cole Trio* Straighten Up And Fly Right
Written-By – Nathaniel Cole*
2-2 Charlie Parker's Ri Bop Boys* Ko Ko
Written-By – Charlie Parker
2-3a Sarah Vaughan If You Could See Me Now
Written-By – Tadd Dameron
2-3b Joe Louis Joe Louis Returns From The Army
Voice – Joe Louis
2-4 Leadbelly Midnight Special
Written-By – Huddie Ledbetter
2-5 T-Bone Walker Call It Stormy Monday But Tuesday Is Just As Bad
Written-By – Aaron Walker*
2-6a The Thelonious Monk Quartet Round Midnight
Written-By – Thelonious Monk
2-6b Frank Stanley Frank Stanley On Negro Newspaper Week
Voice – Frank Stanley
2-7 Ella Fitzgerald How High The Moon
Written-By – William M. Lewis, Jr.*, Nancy Hamilton
2-8 The Orioles It's Too Soon To Know
Written-By – Deborah Chessler
2-9 Muddy Waters I Feel Like Going Home
Written-By – McKinley Morganfield
2-10a John Lee Hooker Boogie Chillen
Written-By – Bernard Besman, John Lee Hooker
2-10b Harry S. Truman President Harry S. Truman's Civil Rights Legislation
Voice – Harry S. Truman
2-11 Charles Brown Trio In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down
Written-By – Leroy Carr
2-12a Dinah Washington Baby Get Lost
Written-By – Leonard Feather
2-12b Unknown Artist Civil Rights Bill Narrowly Defeated In Senate
2-13 Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five* Saturday Night Fish Fry (Parts 1 & 2)
Written-By – Ellis Walsh, Louis Jordan
2-14a Professor Longhair Mardi Gras In New Orleans
Written-By – Roland Byrd*
2-14b Jackie Robinson (5) Jackie Robinson On The Eve Of The 1949 World Series
Voice – Jackie Robinson (5)
2-15 Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats Rocket 88
Written-By – Jackie Brenston
2-16 Ruth Brown Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Written-By – Charles Singleton, Herbert Lance*, Johnny Wallace
2-17 The Drifters Money Honey
Written-By – Jesse Stone
2-18 Joe Turner & His Blues Kings Shake, Rattle & Roll
Written-By – Charles Calhoun
3-1 Ray Charles I've Got A Woman
Written-By – Ray Charles, Renald Richard
3-2 Fats Domino Ain't It A Shame
Written-By – Dave Bartholomew, Antoine Domino*
3-3a Bo Diddley Bo Diddley
Written-By – Ellas McDaniel
3-3b Sammy Davis, Jr.* Sammy Davis, Jr. On Prejudice
Voice – Sammy Davis, Jr.*
3-4 Sammy Davis, Jr.* With Mort Stevens & His Orchestra* That Old Black Magic
Written-By – Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer
3-5 Miles Davis Quintet* Four
Written-By – Miles Davis
3-6a The Platters The Great Pretender
Written-By – Buck Ram
3-6b W.E.B. Dubois W.E.B. Dubois On The Place Of The Black Man In Society
Voice – W.E.B. Dubois
3-7 Little Richard Long Tall Sally
Written-By – Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman, Robert Blackwell
3-8 Chuck Berry Brown Eyed Handsome Man
Written-By – Chuck Berry
3-9 Harry Belafonte With Tony Scott & His Orchestra* Banana Boat (Day-O)
Written-By – Alan Arkin, Bob Carey, Erik Darling
3-10 The Soul Stirrers Featuring Sam Cooke Touch The Hem Of His Garment
Written-By – Sam Cooke
3-11 Marian Anderson Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Arranged By – Lawrence Brown (4)
3-12a Johnny Mathis Misty
Written-By – Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke
3-12b Dwight David Eisenhower President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Address To The Nation On Segregation
Voice – Dwight David Eisenhower
3-13 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters The Twist
Written-By – Hank Ballard
3-14 Howlin' Wolf I Ain't Superstitious
Written-By – Willie Dixon
3-15 Bobby Bland I Pity The Fool
Written-By – Deadric Malone
3-16a Etta James At Last
Written-By – Harry Warren (2), Mack Gordon
3-16b Unknown Artist Interview With A Dade County Janitor
3-17 Charles Mingus Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
Written-By – Charles Mingus
3-18 John Coltrane Giant Steps
Written-By – John Coltrane
3-19 Herbie Hancock Maiden Voyage
Written-By – Herbie Hancock
4-1 The Miracles You've Really Got A Hold On Me
Written-By – William Robinson, Jr.
4-2a Mahalia Jackson Take My Hand, Precious Lord
Written-By – Thomas A. Dorsey
4-2b Martin Luther King, Jr.* Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" Speech
Written-By – Martin Luther King, Jr.*
4-3 Odetta Cotton Fields
Written-By – Huddie Ledbetter
4-4 B.B. King How Blue Can You Get?
Written-By – Jane Feather, Leonard Feather
4-5a Jackie Wilson No Pity (In The Naked City)
Written-By – Alonzo Tucker, Jackie Wilson, Johnnie Roberts*
4-5b John F. Kennedy President John F. Kennedy's Address To The Nation
Voice – John F. Kennedy
4-6 Otis Redding A Change Is Gonna Come
Written-By – Sam Cooke
4-7 Dionne Warwick Walk On By
Written-By – Bacharach And David
4-8a Four Tops Reach Out I'll Be There
Written-By – Holland-Dozier-Holland
4-8b Malcolm X Malcolm X On "Our Common Enemy"
Voice – Malcolm X
4-9 Wilson Pickett Land Of 1000 Dances
Written-By – Chris Kenner
4-10 Aretha Franklin Respect
Written-By – Otis Redding
4-11 The Jimi Hendrix Experience Hey Joe
Written-By – Billy Roberts
4-12 Richie Havens The Klan
Written-By – A. Grey*, D. Grey*
4-13a Diana Ross & The Supremes Love Child
Written-By – Deke Richards, Frank Wilson, Pamela Sawyer*, R. Dean Taylor
4-13b Martin Luther King, Jr.* Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Mountain Top" Speech & The Report Of His Assassination
Voice – Martin Luther King, Jr.*
4-14 James Brown Say It Loud (I'm Black And I'm Proud) -
Written-By – Alfred Ellis, James Brown
4-15 Sly & The Family Stone Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey
Written-By – Sylvester Stewart
4-16 The Impressions Choice Of Colors
Written-By – Curtis Mayfield
4-17 Nina Simone To Be Young, Gifted And Black
Written-By – Nina Simone, Weldon J. Irving, Jr.*
4-18 Charley Pride Is Anybody Goin' To San Antone
Written-By – Dave Kirby*, Glenn Martin
5-1 The Jackson 5 I Want You Back
Written-By – Berry Gordy, Jr.*, Deke Richards, Alphonso Mizell*, Frederick Perren*
5-2a Ike & Tina Turner I Want To Take You Higher
Written-By – Sylvester Stewart
5-2b Thurgood Marshall Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall On Segregation
Voice – Thurgood Marshall
5-3 The Temptations Ball Of Confusion
Written-By – Norman Whitfield-Barrett Strong*
5-4 Marvin Gaye What's Going On
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
5-5 Gil Scott-Heron The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Written-By – Gil Scott-Heron
5-6 Andraé Crouch My Tribute
Written-By – Andraé Crouch
5-7 The Staple Singers Respect Yourself
Written-By – Luther Ingram, Mack Rice*
5-8a Al Green Tired Of Being Alone
Written-By – Al Green
5-8b Melvin Van Peebles & Gordon Parks Gordon Parks & Melvin Van Peebles On Shaft
Voice – Gordon Parks, Melvin Van Peebles
5-9 Isaac Hayes Theme From Shaft
Written-By – Isaac Hayes
5-10 Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway Be Real Black For Me
Written-By – Charles Mann, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack
5-11 Quincy Jones Sanford And Son
Written-By – Quincy Jones
5-12 The O'Jays Love Train
Written-By – Kenneth Gamble - Leon Huff*
5-13 The Spinners* Ghetto Child
Written-By – Linda Creed, Thomas Bell*
5-14 Gladys Knight & The Pips* Midnight Train To Georgia
Written-By – James Weatherly*
5-15 Kool & The Gang Jungle Boogie
Written-By – Clayton Smith*, Dennis Thomas*, Donald Boyce*, George Brown, Richard Westfield*, Robert Bell*, Robert Mickens*, Ronald Bell
5-16 Barry White You're The First, The Last, My Everything
Written-By – Barry White, Peter Radcliffe*, Tony Sepe
5-17 Earth, Wind & Fire Shining Star
Written-By – Lorenzo Dunn*, Maurice White, Philip Bailey
5-18 Parliament Chocolate City
Written-By – Bernard Worrell*, William Collins*, George Clinton, Jr.*
5-19 Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes* Wake Up Everybody (Part 1)
Lead Vocals – Teddy PendergrassWritten-By – Gene McFadden, John Whitehead, Victor Carstarphen
6-1 Sister Sledge We Are Family
Written-By – Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers
6-2 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive
Written-By – Dino Fekaris, Freddie Perren
6-3 The Isley Brothers Fight The Power Part 1
Written-By – Chris Jasper, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Rudolph Isley
6-4 Sugarhill Gang Rapper's Delight
Written-By – Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers
6-5 Kurtis Blow The Breaks (Part 1)
Written-By – James Moore*, Kurt Walker*, Lawrence Smith*, Robert Ford*, Russell Simmons
6-6 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Featuring Melle Mel & Duke Bootee The Message
Written-By – Clifton Chase*, Edward Fletcher*, Melvin Glover, Sylvia Robinson
6-7 Luther Vandross A House Is Not A Home
Written-By – Bacharach And David
6-08a Patti LaBelle If Only You Knew
Written-By – Cynthia Biggs, Dexter Wansel, Kenneth Gamble
6-8b Jesse Jackson* Jesse Jackson At The 1984 Democratic National Convention
Voice – Jesse Jackson*
6-9 Run-DMC Proud To Be Black
Written-By – Andre Brown (3), Daniel Simmons, Darryl McDaniels
6-10 Ice-T Colors
Written-By – Afrika Islam, Ice-T
6-11 The Neville Brothers Sister Rosa
Written-By – Charles Moore (2), Cyril Neville, Cyril Neville, Jr., Daryl Johnson, Jason Neville, Liryca Neville
6-12a N.W.A. Express Yourself
Written-By – Charles Wright, Ice Cube
6-12b Louis Farrakhan Louis Farrakhan On The Million Man March
Voice – Louis Farrakhan
6-13 De La Soul Me Myself And I
Written-By – David Jolicoeur*, Edwin Birdsong, George Clinton, Kelvin Mercer, Paul Huston, Philippe Wynn*, Vincent Mason
6-14 Queen Latifah Featuring Monie Love Ladies First
Written-By – Anthony Peaks, Dana Owens, Mark James (5), Shane Faber, Simone Johnson*
6-15a Living Colour Elvis Is Dead
Written-By – Vernon Reid
6-15b Tom Bradley Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley On The Rodney King Verdict
Voice – Tom Bradley
6-16 Coolio Fantastic Voyage
Written-By – Artis Ivey, Jr.*, Fred Alexander*, Frederick Lewis*, Mark Wood*, Marvin Craig, Norman Beavers, Otis Stokes, Stephen Shockley, Thomas Shelby, Tiemeyer McCain

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Comes with a black & white illustrated 72-page booklet.
Discs in glossy card sleeves.

This compilation (P) & (C) 2001 Rhino Entertainment Company

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 081227666026
  • Other (ISBN): 0-739-0213-2