Chronicling the History of Black Radio in Birmingham since the mid 1930's. Check back often as we digitize more of the collection and make it available online.

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Lydia Thompson, Oral History

Perry "Tiger" Thompson with the Sterling Jubiliees, also known as the CIO Singers, 1954

Lydia Thompson, eldest daughter of Perry “Tiger” Thompson, interviewed by telephone over two days regarding Tiger’s history. Ms. Thompson was at home…

Curtis Mayfield, Oral History

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Curtis Mayfield, singer, composer, member of the original Impressions vocal group, looking back on his history and motivations in 1995. The…

Hobdy Moorer, Oral History

The Gospel Five

Rev. Hobdy Moorer, Gospel singer and member of the Pillars of Birmingham. Hobdy shares his history of gospel quartet in Birmingham