59 min

LIBERATION (Part 2): Carl Bean, Black Liberation & Bringing Gospel to the Dancefloor The CNP Events Podcast

    • Society & Culture

According to the New York Times article: 15 Songs That Shook New York’s Queer Dance Floors in the 1970s and ’80s, "I Was Born This Way" is "The first record to feature lyrics about being an out-and-proud gay man..."

CNP honored the history of the song in a two-part event.

This part, entitled "Carl Bean, Black Liberation & Bringing Gospel to the Dancefloor," features a conversation with Singer/Songwriter Kipper Jones. The discussion is anchored by an audio interview with Carl Bean (the singer of the 1977 version of the song) conducted with Johnnie Ray Kornegay III. Johnnie and Kipper discuss Carl's words and the importance that Gospel music plays on secular Black music.

Panelists: Johnnie Ray Kornegay III, Kipper Jones

Event Date: Jul 21, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time

Read about this event on The Reckoning ► https://www.thereckoningmag.com/the-reckoning-blog/liberation-music-cnp-honors-i-was-born-this-way?rq=liberation

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According to the New York Times article: 15 Songs That Shook New York’s Queer Dance Floors in the 1970s and ’80s, "I Was Born This Way" is "The first record to feature lyrics about being an out-and-proud gay man..."

CNP honored the history of the song in a two-part event.

This part, entitled "Carl Bean, Black Liberation & Bringing Gospel to the Dancefloor," features a conversation with Singer/Songwriter Kipper Jones. The discussion is anchored by an audio interview with Carl Bean (the singer of the 1977 version of the song) conducted with Johnnie Ray Kornegay III. Johnnie and Kipper discuss Carl's words and the importance that Gospel music plays on secular Black music.

Panelists: Johnnie Ray Kornegay III, Kipper Jones

Event Date: Jul 21, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time

Read about this event on The Reckoning ► https://www.thereckoningmag.com/the-reckoning-blog/liberation-music-cnp-honors-i-was-born-this-way?rq=liberation

Support CNP 

✔ Donation ► https://www.thecounternarrative.org/donation

✔ Merchandise ►https://www.thecounternarrative.org/shop

Join us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram 

✔ Twitter ► https://twitter.com/cnptribe

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59 min

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