Geoffrey Holland

Member Since: 3/25/2001
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Whatever Happened To The Revolution?

Artist Song Buy
Gil Scott-Heron  The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Early version)  buy on itunes
Last Poets  When The Revolution Comes  buy on itunes
Watts Prophets  Dem Niggers Ain't Playing  buy on itunes
24 Carat Black  Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth  buy on itunes
Marvin Gaye  What's Going On  buy on itunes
Curtis Mayfield  Pusherman  buy on itunes
Watts Prophets  Tenements  buy on itunes
Last Poets  Gashman  buy on itunes
Bama  I Got Soul  buy on itunes
Wanda Robinson  A Possibility (Back Home Again In Indiana)  buy on itunes
Temptations  Do Your Thing  buy on itunes
Stevie Wonder  Higher Ground  buy on itunes
Gil Scott-Heron  Johannasburg  buy on itunes
Artists United Against Apartheid  Sun City  buy on itunes
Whatnauts  Why Can't People Be Colours Too  buy on itunes
Garland Jeffreys  Don't Call Me Buckwheat  buy on itunes
Gil Scott-Heron  Message To The Messengers  buy on itunes
Abiodun Oyewole  Sample This  buy on itunes
Michael Franti & Spearhead  We Don't Stop  buy on itunes
Nina Simone  I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free  buy on itunes


The main recipient of this mix is a young white well-off type South Africa native who doesn't know much about American music or the Civil Rights movement for that matter, but does have a decent ear for music. Should be interesting to hear his reaction.
UPDATE: the young white male hated it, but then he likes Nickelback so what can you say?
The young woman who got the next version liked it a lot more!


Date: 10/31/2003
a rather grisly cover, but it's fact and it's history.

makes me miss the vast selection of South African records i once had access to at that radio station... sigh. do you happen to have that Black and Proud comp. out on Trikont?
Sean Lally
Date: 10/31/2003
That Garland song is awesome. Great job!
Date: 10/31/2003
Excellent. I happen to have both Trikont comps . . .
p the swede
Date: 10/31/2003
awesome, nearly all tracks here are killers
Date: 10/31/2003
Massive. Not only a great Garland but fantastic Curtis Mayfield & Marvin Gaye...
Date: 11/1/2003
great mix. in answer to the title question : the revolution already happened but was betrayed from within.
Date: 11/1/2003

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