American Masters

See Maya Angelou's early performances in the Bay Area

Clip: Season 31 Episode 2 | 59s

Maya Angelou transitioned from dancing to singing early in her career, focusing on Calypso-style music while working in the Bay Area.

Aired: 02/21/17

Rating: NR

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