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Author: John LegendBlack ThoughtCommon, (Musician)Melanie FionaC L SmoothAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : G.O.O.D. Music/Columbia, ℗2010.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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This collaboration album from John Legend and the Roots features covers of political, social, and war-protest songs from the '60s and '70s, including Marvin Gaye's Wholy Holy; Donny Hathaway's Little Ghetto Boy; Mike James Kirkland's Hang on in There; Eddie Harris and Les McCann's Real Compared to What; and the first single, Wake Up Everybody by Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes.
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Genre/Form: R & B
Young adult sound recordings
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Legend; Black Thought; Common, (Musician); Melanie Fiona; C L Smooth; Malik Yusef; Roots (Musical group)
OCLC Number: 650586855
Notes: Compact disc.
Program notes by Salamishah Tillet on container insert.
Credits: Album produced by Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson, James Poyser, and John Legend.
Performer(s): John Legend, vocals, piano ; the Roots (?uestlove, drums, percussion ; James Poyser, keyboards, organs, synth, xylophone ; Cap'n Kirk Douglas, guitars ; Owen Biddle, bass) ; featured artists ; with vocal and instrumental acc.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Hard times (feat. Black Thought) --
Compared to what --
Wake up everybody (feat. Common, Melanie Fiona) --
Our generation (the hope of the world) (feat. CL Smooth) --
Little ghetto boy (prelude) (feat. Malik Yusef) --
Little ghetto boy (feat. Black Thought) --
Hang on in there --
Humanity (love the way it should be) --
Wholy holy --
I can't write left handed --
I wish I knew how it would feel to be free --
Shine.
Responsibility: John Legend, the Roots.

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This collaboration album from John Legend and the Roots features covers of political, social, and war-protest songs from the '60s and '70s, including Marvin Gaye's Wholy Holy; Donny Hathaway's Little Ghetto Boy; Mike James Kirkland's Hang on in There; Eddie Harris and Les McCann's Real Compared to What; and the first single, Wake Up Everybody by Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes.

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