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Maya Angelou - Caged Bird Songs album mp3
  • Performer:
    Maya Angelou
  • Title:
    Caged Bird Songs
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  • Date of release:
    November 4, 2014
  • Duration:
    41:57
  • Recording location:
    Cheyenne Studios, Castaic, CA
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    1856 megabytes
  • Size MP3 version
    1192 megabytes
  • Size WMA version
    1395 megabytes
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New album blends poet’s prose with hip-hop; Oprah Winfrey is co-producing a music video for the project. Before her death at age 86 on May 28, Dr. Maya Angelou had signed off on a unique music project she had been actively involved with over the last seven years. Today (Nov. 4) marks the debut of that project, Caged Bird Songs.

Chester Higgins, Jr. In her lifetime, Maya Angelou released the 1957 LP Miss Calypso, joined Ashford & Simpson for 1996’s Been Found and won three Grammys, all for spoken-word releases. This May, she died at age 86, but now her estate and producers Shawn Rivera and Roccstarr (who contributed to tracks on recent albums by Chris Brown and Jennifer Lopez) have finished Caged Bird Songs, a collection based around vocals that the poet and author had previously recorded. This project is important, she had said before her death. Caged Bird Songs will be released November 4th on Smooch Music, but you can listen to it in its entirety below. Beyonce Releases Double Music Video for ‘Lion King’ Songs.

Used by permission of Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved. Source: The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou (Random House In. 1994). More About this Poem.

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Posthumous 2014 release from one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Dr. Maya Angelou was an iconic American writer, poet, actor, dancer, director, composer and lecturer.

Produced in Los Angeles and at Angelou’s North Carolina home, Caged Bird Songs uses both pre-recorded vocals and new live recordings of Dr. Angelou, who sings and raps on the album. Rivera, who co-produced the project with RoccStar (Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, Jennifer Hudson), selected poems he felt fit a musical symmetry. there were certain meters she implied musically in her work," he explains

Credits

Alan Aldridge - Illustrations
Alessandro Alessandroni - Producer
Alessandro Alessandroni, Jr. - Keyboards
Alex Alessandroni - Keyboards, Musician
Maya Angelou - Composer, Lyricist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Az Yet - Vocals
John Cody - Keyboards
Angel Figueroa - Congas
Devon Geyer - Bass, Guitar
Lissa Gotwals - Photo Courtesy
April Harmony - Keyboards
David A. Helfant - Executive Producer
Chester Higgins Jr. - Photography
Laurence Kantor - Executive Producer
Gavin Lurssen - Mastering
Pete Merriweather - Drum Programming, MIDI Sequencing
Giuseppe Patanè - Bass
Amotz Plessner - Musician
Brian Porizek - Art Direction, Package Design
Daniel Ray - Congas, Percussion
Shawn Rivera - Arranger, Cajon, Composer, Drum Programming, Drum Sequencing, Engineer, MIDI Sequencing, Mixing, Producer
Roccstar - Drum Programming, Instrumentation, MIDI Programming, MIDI Sequencing, Producer
Simone Sello - Bass, Guitar
Shaun Shanklin - Engineer
Gemi Taylor - Bass, Engineer, Guitar
Riley Urick - Drum Programming, Engineer, Instrumentation, MIDI Programming, MIDI Sequencing, Mixing

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Human Family Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 2:30
2 Pow Pow Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 3:01
3 Sepia Fashion Show Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 2:39
4 Harlem Hopscotch Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 3:12
5 Pickin Em Up Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 2:41
6 On Aging Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 2:44
7 Ain't That Bad Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 2:54
8 One More Round Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 3:30
9 Come and Be My Baby Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 4:31
10 The Thirteens Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 3:28
11 Africa Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 3:28
12 Life Doesn't Frighten Me Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 3:36
13 Still I Rise Maya Angelou / Shawn Rivera Maya Angelou 3:43