Letters: Jul. 12, 1968

From the Soul

Sir: If finally people have learned to understand the Negro's music [June 28] why the hell can't they understand the man or woman who's singing it? Soul music is not something that just came on the scene, it has been here since the black man came to America; it started way back in those cotton fields in Mississippi, Georgia, etc. That was all we had, when we were out in the hot sun picking cotton; finally a nice cool breeze came and you just had to let someone know that you had...

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