Playing tracks by
Irving Aaronson and His Commanders, Bert Williams, Willie Weston, James Reese Europe and W.C. Handy.
Crazy Words, Crazy Tune reaches back to the first half century after Emancipation—a time when many were still alive who had witnessed slavery days—with musical artifacts such as recordings of Bert Williams and James Reese Europe. Originally aired on WRFI Community Radio, June 19, 2020. (part 1 of 2)