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Roach Freedom NowThis album was a pivotal work in the early 1960s African-American protest movement. Released on Candid Records, it contains a suite which composer Max Roach and lyricist Oscar Brown wanted to perform on stage as part of the centenary of the Emancipation Proclamation. The album consists of five pieces themed around the Emancipation Proclamation and the growing African independence movements of the 1950s.

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  • Artist(s): Max Roach
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