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  1. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    21 Sep '12 02:16 / 9 edits

    In a shameful era of America, she was denied an education in classical piano at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philly because she was black. She really was a sensation on the piano in spite of the asssholes at Curtis.

    Listen to this, Love me or leave me, black and white, note the great piano break in the middle!

    Bye Bye Blackbird:

    Here she is doing Bob Dylan's Ballad of Hollis Brown!:

    This has to be the most powerful version of that song I ever heard! The planet is a better place for her being here.

    And the song she mentioned in the Hollis Brown intro, Tomorrow is my turn:

    Protest song again, Revolution, 1969: