Cory Harris on Woodsongs

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 21, 2010


Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour – Show Details.

COREY HARRIS has dug for the deepest and truest essence of the blues, reggae, gospel and other roots music by examining and celebrating their origins in various cultural centers – Africa, the Caribbean, Appalachia, Europe and beyond. In 2007, he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship grant – commonly referred to as a “genius award.” Corey’s latest CD on Telarc Records is It’s a collection of primarily blues and reggae songs that examine the African-American story of earlier centuries and connects it to the present day and future generations.

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