Interested in more information on some of the issues discussed in the documentary? We recommend you consult the following:
The Connection: Strange Fruit
A discussion with David Margolick, author, Strange Fruit : Billie Holiday, Cafe Society, and an Early Cry for Civil Rights.
The Connection: Klezmer Music with the band Klezperanto
Meet the new sound of Klezmer music.
Here and Now: A Right to Sing The Blues
A conversation with Jeffery Melnick author of "A Right To Sing The Blues: African-Americans, Jews, And American Popular Song."
wbur.org: Hotter Than That
The Unsung Blues Legend, Lonnie Johnson.
wbur.org: Founding Mothers
Jazz was built on the blues, but the blues didn't exactly go away.
wbur.org: Klezmer music finally reaches its popular audience
Review of the CD: Klezmer! -Jewish Music from Old World to Our World
Archive of Blues features on wbur.org:
Archive of Jazz features on wbur.org:
Jewish Culture & Music:
Jewish Music in Eastern Europe - Resources for playing and research
Friend of the Penn Library - Freedman Yiddish Music Archive
Map of The Pales of the Settlement
African American Culture & Music:
African Influence in the Development of American Music
The Blue Highway
A Big Bands Chronology
Chronology of Blues on Record