I’ll tell you why I like “Roosevelt”

“Tell Me Why You Like Roosevelt” is a gospel-soaked/proto-soul a cappella dirge released in April 1946 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the death of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on April 12, 1945. It’s like no other requiem ever written, bursting with ferocity and wrath and pride and even tentative hope. Musically mating the sacred… Continue reading I’ll tell you why I like “Roosevelt”