Anthology: Turntable Tuesday12PM & 9PM on 89.9 HD3 & the WJCT App
- Curtis: Curtis Mayfield 1970
Curtis Mayfield Creates a Powerful, Political, Social, Musical Statement with his 1970 solo release of “Curtis”. Including the anthem for a new generation “Move On Up” and “If There Is A Hell Below We’re All Gonna Go” and “We The People Who Are Darker Than Blue”
- Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin 1972
“AMAZING GRACE” ARETHA FRANKLIN In 1972, ARETHA released her first gospel album in nearly two decades with Amazing Grace. The album eventually became her biggest-selling release ever, selling over two million copies and becoming the best-selling gospel album of all time.
- What's Going On: Marvin Gaye 1971
Marvin Gaye’s brother’s return from Viet Nam gave Marvin the inspiration for “What’s Going On” an epic soul stirrer that addressed the problems returning Vets faced in a divided nation.
- SURVIVAL: BOB MARLEY 1979 FEB 23
On “Survival” 1979 Bob Marley left the Love songs and Three Little Birds behind to express the struggles of a people fighting, hoping and yearning for freedom letting his music become the rallying call for justice. “ Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny, And in this judgement there is no partiality.”
Anthology: Blues HorizonSunday nights from 7PM to 9PM89.9 HD3 & the WJCT App
- Blues Horizon celebrates Black History month & the Black Church with a selection of blues and gospel music that spans the last century." Spinning a jukebox of classic and rarities from Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, BB King & Rosetta Tharpe to name a few. The story of the blues is about rising above the pain, above the oppression. Music is about the healing power of catharsis.
Sights, Sounds, & Spirit of the Black ChurchThursday, February 11
7PM - 8:30PM
In conjunction with the new documentary, The Black Church: This is our Story, This is Our Song by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. WJCT invites you to a community conversation about the Black Church, its history, its music, and its meaning.
WJCT Public Media invites members of churches across Northeast Florida to record and share a video that is five minutes or less in length that explains what the black church means to them. Stories will be collected until February 28 and archived in the Florida Collection at the Jacksonville Public Library.