Performed by Janet Jackson
"Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814" is the fourth album by Janet Jackson. Although label executives wanted material similar to her previous album, she insisted on creating a concept album. The album includes the track "Interlude: Race".
Performed by Gil Scott-Heron
"The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" is a poem and song by Gil Scott-Heron. He first recorded it for his 1970 album "Small Talk at 125th and Lenox", on which he recited the lyrics, accompanied by congas and bongo drums.
Performed by Siedah Garrett
"It's Time to Listen" is a song written by 2-time Oscar nominee Siedah Garrett and 5-time Grammy Award winner Mervyn Warren of Take 6. The song is dedicated to children and families struggling with autism, in celebration of World Autism Day (April 2).
Next WeekPerformed by Michael Jackson featuring Heavy D
"Jam" is a single by Michael Jackson. The song is the fourth single from his 1991 album "Dangerous", where it is the opening track. Despite this heavy form of promotion, the single only reached #26 in the United States.
Performed by The Laurence Juber Trio
"Jingle Bells" is one of the best-known and commonly sung American songs in the world. It was written by James Lord Pierpont (1822–1893) and published under the title "One Horse Open Sleigh" in the autumn of 1857.
Performed by Whitney Houston featuring The Georgia Mass Choir
"Joy to the World" is a popular Christmas carol. The words are by English hymn writer Isaac Watts, based on the second half of Psalm 98 in the Bible. The song was first published in 1719 in Watts' collection, "The Psalms of David".