Happy King Day! May there be peace, freedom and justice for all of us.
A decent slideshow of MLK, Jr. quotations (courtesy Bill Crider).
The Staple Singers: "Freedom Highway"
Charles Mingus: "Original Faubus Fables"
Gil Scott-Heron: "Johannesburg"
Harry Belafonte: "Don't Stop the Carnival"
Miriam Makeba and Harry Belafonte: "Khawuleza"
Nina Simone: "Backlash Blues"
Abbey Lincoln: "Africa"
Tom Lehrer: "National Brotherhood Week"
The Weavers: "If I Had a Hammer"
Dave Brubeck/Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Paul Desmond: "Truth"
from the choral work Truth Is Fallen by Brubeck, memorializing the students killed at Kent State and Jackson State
Sweet Honey in the Rock: "We Are"
Mahalia Jackson: "Keep Your Hand to the Plow"
live version with the Duke Ellington Orchestra
Mavis Staples: "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize"