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The Resource Wake up!, John Legend, the Roots, (sound recording)

Wake up!, John Legend, the Roots, (sound recording)

Label
Wake up!
Title
Wake up!
Statement of responsibility
John Legend, the Roots
Creator
Contributor
Performer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Accompanying matter
historical information
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Legend, John
Form of composition
popular music
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Black Thought
  • Common
  • Fiona, Melanie
  • Smooth, C. L
  • Yusef, Malik
  • Roots (Musical group)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rhythm and blues music
  • Soul music
  • Rock music
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Wake up!, John Legend, the Roots, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • (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
  • 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)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2011624716
Other control number
886973708224
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
88697 37082 2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650586855
  • (OCoLC)ocn650586855
  • 594657
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Wake up!, John Legend, the Roots, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • (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
  • 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)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2011624716
Other control number
886973708224
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
88697 37082 2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650586855
  • (OCoLC)ocn650586855
  • 594657
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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