This “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FEBRUARY 2, 2016
BLACK HISTORY MONTH: A FIVE-PART SERIES:
PART ONE: SPIRITUALS, GOSPEL & DOO-WOP -- “THE EVOLUTION OF BLACK MUSIC IN AMERICA”
February is BLACK HISTORY MONTH. Each February installment of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges,” will be part of a month-long series with guest co-hosts and live performers as Tom Lounges spotlights the evolution of Black Music in America — progressing from early Spirituals to bass-slappin’ Funk.