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Black Social Dances

Black Social Dances

Playing tracks by

James Brown, Sam Cooke, The Capitols, Wilson Pickett, Patra and more.

Chart positions

This show was 2nd in the global soul chart, 4th in the global hip-hop/rap chart and 7th in the global r&b chart.

Welcome to episode 1 of Black is Black - a show hosted by DJ Lindsey that explores the continuing legacy of the Black music diaspora.

"This debut episode is focused on Black Social Dances. Black folks have used dance as a way to celebrate, to mourn and to communicate. For some of us who have very little connection to our African roots the one lasting artifact has been the culture that we created for ourselves. But we do have these ancestral connections to Africa that have survived through all these years. One of those connections is the foundation for all of our dance movements.

You’ll hear some juke, some bass music, Ballroom, and so much more. We hope you’ll be up and doing your best footwork, twerk, 'wine, running man, duck walks and dips. What better way to compile songs for an inaugural show than that?

I hope you enjoy it."

- DJ Lindsey

Black is Black first airs every first Thursday of the month on Sound System on Sonos Radio.

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