BTW Aretha Franklin, Snoh Aalegra, Humble, Donovan Woods, Leanne Tennant, Toronto Tabla Ensemble, Sam Roberts Band
This week we spotlight The Sharing Place. It’s an essential resource for the Junction and Bloor West area providing food, clothing, items for home and other supports including showers and laundry for those in need. Regular meals weekly on Thursdays. They accept donations from the community for all of the items and families can get free winter clothing items
624 Annette Street Toronto. Open Thursdays 9.00 am-8 pm. (416) 762-3322
Stepping in with a never-before-heard solo version of the late Aretha Franklin’s riveting and powerful collaboration with Mary J. Blige about faith and race, 2006’s “Never Gonna Break My Faith,” is very much getting heard...
Sony’s RCA Records, RCA Inspiration and Legacy Recordings released the song aligning with the holiday celebrating the day in 1865 that all enslaved black people learned they had been freed from bondage.
“Never Gonna Break My Faith” resonates today, featuring lyrics like: “You can lie to a child with a smiling face/Tell me that color ain’t about a race.”