BLACK HISTORY: LOUIS YORK RELEASES “THEME FROM BLACK BOTTOM SAINTS”

PAYS HOMAGE TO AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSICIANS WHO CREATED BLUES, JAZZ, RAGTIME & SWING

“THEME FROM BLACK BOTTOM SAINTS”
AVAILABLE TODAY! 

Multi-GRAMMY nominated duo Louis York (Chuck Harmony & Claude Kelly) is kicking off Black History Month with the release of the highly anticipated single “Theme From Black Bottom Saints.” The release of the powerful and mesmerizing theme song also coincides with the New York Times Bestselling Author Alice Randall’s Black Bottom Saints book tour, starting in Detroit.

This ditty highlights the legacy of global icons and local idols of the Black Bottom neighborhood in Detroit. Birthed by African-Americans, ”Theme From Black Bottom Saints” pays homage to the 1920s music era that produced Jazzthe BluesRagtime and Swing and produced legends like Bessie SmithCount BassieNat King ColeRuth Brown, and other notables. With the recent release of Netflix’s release of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and similar broadcast specials, the welcomed resurgence of such a cherished culture proves Theme From Black Bottom Saints contributes to a much-deserved conversation on African-American culture and the world. Spotify has released a Black Bottom Playlist (click here) that features some of these big names to join in the celebration.

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