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View Instagram Posts     Take a look, it's in a book, a Reading Rainbow!⁠⁠
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The iconic television show ‘The Reading Rainbow’ premiered nearly four decades ago today on June 6, 1983, hosted by the incomparable LeVar Burton (@levar.burton). The half-hour children’s series ran for over 21 seasons with 155 episodes and received more than 200 awards, including a Peabody Award and 26 Emmy Awards.⁠⁠
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The original theme song was performed by singer and actress Tina Fabrique (@mstinafabrique). In a historic television moment, it featured the Buchla synthesizer for the first time in a TV theme song.⁠⁠
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Then, on January 3, 2000, legendary singer, Chaka Khan (@chakaikhan), rerecorded the theme song with the original lyrics.⁠⁠
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So, this Black Music Month, we recognize the greatness of two women who sang the soundtrack to our childhood journey into becoming bibliophiles!⁠⁠
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