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Say Brother; Spring Special; Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions perform "We're A Winner"

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03/28/1969

In celebration of the impending spring season, Say Brother presents a special program showcasing the musical talents of the many African American musicians who appeared on Say Brother during its first year on the air. Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions perform "We're A Winner" for the studio audience. The program features clips of previously filmed performances by The Stark Reality, Gladys Knight and the Pips, The Chambers Brothers, The Delfonics, Gwen Michaels, Ronnie Gill, and Sly and the Family Stone, among others. Produced by Ray Richardson. Directed by Stan Lathan.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Spring Special
Program Number

31

Title

Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions perform "We're A Winner"

Series Description

Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968

Program Description

In celebration of the impending spring season, Say Brother presents a special program showcasing the musical talents of the many African American musicians who appeared on Say Brother during its first year on the air. The program features clips of previously filmed performances by The Stark Reality, Gladys Knight and the Pips, The Chambers Brothers, The Delfonics, Gwen Michaels, Ronnie Gill, and Sly and the Family Stone, among others.

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Stark Reality, The (Musical group)
Music--Performance
Ruffin, David
Delfonics, The (Musical group)
Lords, The (Musical group)
Turnpikes, The (Musical group)
Chambers Brothers, The (Musical group)
African American musicians
Impressions, The (Musical group)
Michaels, Gwen
Gill, Ronnie
Indigos, The (Musical group)
Patti and the Blue Bells (Musical group)
African American singers
Thomas, Carla
Gladys Knight and the Pips (Musical group)
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Ferguson, Andrew (Associate Producer)
Lathan, Stan (Associate Producer)
Bright, Hazel V. (Associate Producer)
Richardson, Ray (Producer)
Contributors
Spruill, Jim (Host)
Ferguson, Andrew (Audio)
Lark, Tony (Cameraman)
Bright, Hazel V. (Production Assistant)
Gomez, Jewelle (Production Assistant)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Spring Special; Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions perform "We're A Winner",” 03/28/1969, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9EC64977E6847999814ECA6BF83B794.
MLA: “Say Brother; Spring Special; Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions perform "We're A Winner".” 03/28/1969. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9EC64977E6847999814ECA6BF83B794>.
APA: Say Brother; Spring Special; Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions perform "We're A Winner". Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9EC64977E6847999814ECA6BF83B794
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