Motown's Recording of 'I Have a Dream'

Joe Billingslea

Joe Billingslea was in New York with The Contours during the Detroit Walk to Freedom, but returned to the city a few days later. He recalled hearing the engineers mastering the recording of the "I Have A Dream" speech recorded at the Walk. "We stopped, said 'Who is that Man, listen to that.' You know it was the voice and the way it was characterized," he said.

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