KERA Specials

South Dallas Pop

Special | 24m 11s

This documentary explores the social and musical context surrounding the South Dallas Pop Festival, held in June of 1970 at the height of the youth-oriented pop festival craze. Dallas musicians Wendell Sneed and Roger Boykin recall their efforts to showcase the best African-American funk bands in Dallas at the time. Produced and directed by Rob Tranchin.

Aired: 07/20/09

Rating: NR

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KERA Specials is a local public television program presented by KERA.