Oscar Brown, Jr.
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But I Was Cool
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A Dime Away From A Hotdog (Remastered Version)
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No Place To Be Somebody (Remastered Version)
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Brother Where Are You? [Remastered]
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Young Man (Remastered Version)

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Oscar Brown, Jr.

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Although rooted in jazz, singer, poet, and activist Oscar Brown, Jr. defied musical categorization throughout his long and eclectic career -- a forerunner of the political consciousness that would become predominant in soul, funk, and hip-hop in the decades to follow, his efforts to exact social change spread across the arts and even into government, spurring two unsuccessful but memorable campaigns for office. Born on Chicago's South Side on October 10, 1926, Brown was the son ... Read more

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