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Spring Special
Program 31
Original Airdate: 3/28/1969

Subject Keywords
Afro-American musicians
Afro-American singers
Afro-American women
Music - Performance

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Gill, Ronnie
Michaels, Gwen
Ruffin, David
Thomas, Carla

Corporate Names
Chambers Brothers, The (musical group)
Delfonics, The (musical group)
Gladys Knight and the Pips (musical group)
Impressions, The (musical group)
Indigos, The (musical group)
Lords, The (musical group)
Patti and the Blue Bells (musical group)
Stark Reality, The (musical group)
Turnpikes, The (musical group)

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.

Producer
Ray Richardson

Associate Producer
Hazel V. Bright
Andrew Ferguson
Stan Lathan

Director
Stan Lathan

Editor
Tony Lark
Ritchie Lee

Host
Jim Spruill

Performers
Stark Reality, The (musical group)
Chamber Brothers, The (musical group)
Impressions, The (musical group)
Lords, The (musical group)
Turnpikes, The (musical group)
Gladys Knight and the Pips (musical group)
Patti and the Blue Bells (musical group)
Indigos, The (musical group)
Delfonics, The (musical group)
Original Untouchables, The (musical group)
Sly and the Family Stone (musical group)
Ronnie Gill (vocalist)
Gwen Michaels (vocalist)
David Ruffin (vocalist)
Carla Thomas (vocalist)

Others
Hazel V. Bright (production assistant)
Andrew Ferguson (audio)
Jewelle Gomez (production assistant)
Tony Lark (cameraman)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-06207
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape (item number not yet assigned)
Original recording 1/4" audio reel -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Original recording 1/4" audio reel -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01184A
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01638
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01638A
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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