'The Soundtrack for the Civil Rights Movement'
Odetta, 77, known for her singing during the 1950s and 1960s -- and for her role in the civil rights movement -- died yesterday in New York. The Post has an obituary online that details her life and times.
Video of her performing some of her better-known songs is available on YouTube. Here's Odetta singing "Waterboy."
And here's "House of the Rising Sun," from 2005.
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