Sankofa: Connections and Collections Project - Rita Martelli

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As a teenager, Rita Martelli became a passionate music lover. Rita grew up during the era of Beatlemania and Liverpool’s influential but less well known Black music scene. Listen below to part one and hear Rita talk about her early family life in Liverpool’s Black community. Listen below to part two and hear Rita talk about Liverpool’s Black music scene during the 60s and 70s and its links to The Beatles. Listen below to part three and her Rita talk about the Black and white club scene during the 60s and 70s.