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History Detectives | Civil War Derringers, KKK Records & Motown’s Bottom Line | PBS

Duration: 53:08 (Full Program)
Program: History Detectives #1002
Broadcast Date: Jul. 24, 2012

In this episode, Wes traces the story behind a pair of Civil War derringers and introduces us to a descendent of their first owner. Tukufu makes an amazing discovery researching part of collection of 1920s vinyl albums labeled “All K.K.K. Records.” Did we find the amplifier of James Jamerson, the man who played the signature bass line of My Girl and hundreds of other Motown hits?

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Post Date: July 25, 2012