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Nat Turner Rebellion
Laugh To Keep From Crying

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Nat Turner Rebellion 'Laugh To Keep From Crying'
“‘Laugh To Keep From Crying’ pairs some of Nat Turner Rebellion’s out-of-print and hard-to-find single releases with previously unreleased works which have finally been unearthed to see the light of day, the LP that they should have made in 1972 finally coming to fruition. While the group’s recording output only lasted two years, these recordings reveal so much more. As a group on the forefront of the Philly soul explosion of the 1970s and the backend of the Black Power movement of the late 1960s, they were tapped into being a part of the revolutionary soul music movement, both with their works and their invoking the original Nat Turner Rebellion.”

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Hailing from New Orleans, Melissa A. Weber is a music researcher and historian who has presented papers at the Museum of Pop Culture’s Pop Music Conference and various academic conferences. As a writer, she has contributed pieces to Wax Poetics and Red Bull Music Academy, among others. As a respected crate digger and authority on funk, soul and disco, she’s been featured in Nelson George's Finding the Funk documentary and the book Dust and Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting. As DJ Soul Sister, she hosts “Soul Power,” the longest-running rare groove show in the U.S., on WWOZ FM, and “Lost and Found” on Red Bull Radio; and has performed with artists from George Clinton and Bootsy Collins to Questlove and DJ Jazzy Jeff.
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Exclusive listening notes by Melissa A. Weber
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