- By Don Dwiggins
- Posted Thursday, February 12, 2009
Samson & Delilah: From Pulpit to Pop Stars
Durham musician, historian and entertainer Billy Stevens brings to life the impact of African American spirituals on American popular music. Mr. Stevens uses historical recordings of spirituals based on the Samson & Delilah story to take listeners on a fascinating musical journey through the 20th century.
Learn how this rich tradition of worship music informed blues, folk, rock and American pop music. For more information, call 703-2980. Wednesday, March 4th @ 7 pm. Southside Branch Library