The Black Experience on Sun 3/5/23

LaVerne Battiste - 9:00 to11:30

Artist Title Album Label
Women of the Calabash Gourd Guanco The Kwanzaa Album Bermuda Reefs Records
Mahalia Jackson I Want My Crown Mahalia!Right Out of the Church Columbia
Mavis Staples Will The Circle be Unbroken Have a Little Faith Alligator
Clara Ward Prayer Changes Things Clara Ward Memorial Album Savoy
Abertina Walker Better Way God Is Love Polydor
Aretha Franklin Surely God Is Able One Lord, OneFaith, One Baptism Arista
Abbey Lincoln When Malindy Sings Love Having You Around High Note
Pearl Bailey The Birth of the Blues Pearl Bailey Geffen records
Pearl Bailey St. Louis Blues St. Louis Blues Roulette
Nina Simone Blues for Mama Nina Simone Sings the Blues Sony
Big Mama Thorton Big Mama's Bumblebee Big Mama Thorton Arhoolie Records
Ethel Waters Birmingham Bertha Birmingham Bertha/Am I Blue Columbia
Bessie Smith Alexander's Ragtime Band Bessie Smith and the Blue Boys Columbia
Winifred Atwell Black and White Rag Black and White Rag Decca
Lara Downes Nora's Dance Phenomenal Women Rising Sun Music
Ella Fitzgerald Sing Me A Swing Song Jazz Greats/compilation Marshall Cavendish
Pearl Bailey Sweet Georgia Brown The One and Only Pearl Bailey Sings Geffen
Pearl Bailey Porter's Love Song To a Chambermaid The One and Only Pearl Bailey Sings Geffen
Mary Lou Williams A Grand Night for Swinging Live At The Cookery Chiaroscuro Records
Pearl Bailey Tired Fifteen Years(And I'm Still Serving Time) Columbia
Betty Carter Jazz(Ain't Nothing but Soul) The Modern Sound of Betty Carter Verve
Carmen McRae I Am Music I Am Music Blue Note
Sarah Vaughan Perdido Perdido - Live At Birdland Columbia
Sarah Vaughan Lullaby of Birdland Golden Hits Mercury
Sarah Vaughan Sarah Vaughan Sarah Vaughan Pablo
Etta James At Last at last! Geffen
Dinah Washington Wake the Town and Tell the People Tears and Laughter Verve
Billie Holliday He's Funny That Way An Evening With Billie Holiday Verve
Miriam Makeba A Promise A Promise Sonodisc
Miriam Makeba Soweto Blues Welela UMG
Miriam Makeba Kwazulu(In the Land of the Zulus) An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba Sony

The Black Experience

Sunday 12am-12pm and Sunday 3-6pm
Sunday 3am-12pm and Sunday 3-6pm
Sunday 12am-12pm and Sunday 3-6pm
Sunday 3am-12pm
Sunday 12am-12pm
Sunday 6am-12pm
The Black Experience has been broadcasting through WKDU's airwaves since the 1970's, making a full return during WKDU's 50th anniversary in July of 2021. A different communicator each will will provide their own special broadcast as it were when they were undergraduates at Drexel University. Tune in for this very special broadcast each week on Sunday mornings!
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