June 26 Artist of the Day: Abbey Lincoln

June 26 Artist of the day is Abbey Lincoln.  She was a jazz singer and a civil rights activist.  Read about this trailblazing vocalist here:

NPR: http://www.npr.org/programs/jazzprofiles/archive/lincoln.htmlhttp://www.npr.org/artists/15396508/abbey-lincoln

Youtube videos: “Throw It Away” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2OO3vuk3r4, “Afro Blue” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiHS8Hf7Tb4

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