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Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker have performed throughout the U.S., singing songs and telling stories from the American tradition. Sparky Rucker has been performing over forty years and is internationally recognized as a leading folklorist, musician, historian, storyteller, and author. Rhonda Rucker is an accomplished harmonica and piano player, and also adds vocal harmonies to their songs.

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Sparky and Rhonda Rucker 2/2/05: Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker perform "Heroes and Hard Times: A Black Folk Odyssey," a journey of songs and stories through 400 years of African American cultural history.

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker perform "Heroes and Hard Times: A Black Folk Odyssey," a journey of songs and stories through 400 years of African American cultural history.

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