Odetta

Odetta

Celebrating Odetta Holmes (December 31, 1930 – December 2, 2008), known as Odetta,  an American singer, actress, guitarist, lyricist, and a civil and human rights activist, often referred to as “The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement”.

Published by baldpomegranatenixon

I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it.

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