Singer Rhiannon Giddens taps America’s deep musical roots

Aired: 4/15/2015 | 0:06:25 | Clip
Rhiannon Giddens has studied opera and fronted a Grammy-winning old-time string band, the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Now her debut solo album, produced by T. Bone Burnett, showcases her range and celebrates the musical influence of American women like Odetta, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and Nina Simone. She sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss her passion for performing.

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