Beyonce's 'Lemonade': A Guide to Samples and Interpolations

How Led Zeppelin, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Outkast helped create an instant classic

Reverend R.C. Crenshaw, "Collection Speech/Unidentified Lining Hymn" (1959) and Prisoner "22" at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, "Stewball" (1947)

Alan Lomax's folkloric field recordings documented the lives of thousands through interview and song, a collection preserved by the United States Library of Congress. For an album grounded in a seemingly personal experience of infidelity and love lost, Lemonade is strongly intertwined with American history and politics, these recordings are an implicit illustration of the links between the personal and political.

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