Win Stracke discusses folk music
Interviewing folk singer Win Stracke.
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Interviewing folk singer Win Stracke.
Interviewing the cast of the musical revue "Suburbs of Heaven," songwriter Thom Bishop, singers Marty Peifer and Megon McDonough. Songs include "Mr. Arthur's Place," "Why Not Talk to Me?" "The Telephone Song," "Just Because You Didn't See Me," "Suburbs of Heaven," "Times I Tried to Love You," "Amateur Night/New Year's Eve," and "Somebody Feels the Water."
Tervalan Porche discusses creole music, language and culture in which she is an exponent as a singer. The interview starts abruptly which we can deduce that the first part of the introduction was not recorded. This recording has copyrighted material removed.
Terkel presents an Easter program. Songs include "Lord of the Dance/Simple Gifts" sung by Bill Crofut and Benjamin Luxon; "Plenty Good Room" sung by Roland Hayes; "Vidé" a carnival song of Martinique; "Wondrous Love" sung by Ed McCurdy; "The Cuckoo" sung by Burr Tillstrom as Kukla; "The Cuckoo's Nest" sung by Jimmy MacBeath; "The Cuckoo" sung by Jean Ritchie; "Gloria," Malaga Flemenco song; "Old Blind Barnabus" sung by Golden Gate Quartet; and Bach's "St.
Studs Terkel interviews Canadian singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie.
Studs Terkel comments on folk music entertainers Stever Goodman and John Prine. He discusses a little about their life and names a variety of their song titles. The musical performances have been erased from this edited version of the recording. Includes an excerpt from a previous interview with John Prine who speaks about his grandfather and a song he wrote about him.
Studs engages the former Chicago Symphony Orchestra conductor, Sir Georg Solti, in a wide-ranging conversation about his life and career. From his early studies in Budapest with Béla Bartók, his string of good-luck opportunities before, during, and after World War II, meeting Toscanini in Lucerne, and starting on top conducting in Frankfurt, London, and finally Chicago. He discusses his many German and European musical influences and contemporaries, and stresses the importance of education, arts funding, and hard work.
Known for their songs about the working class, both Florence Reece and Pete Seeger talk about how they come about writing the lyrics to songs. Seeger says unbeknownst to them, anyone can write a song. Included within this interview, Seeger plays the banjo and Reece sings a song.
Shel Silverstein discusses his books and children's literature, and art. Shel Silverstein discusses his contemporaries, art, and life experiences.
Studs interviews Vietnam veteran and anti-war activist Ron Kovic upon the paperback release of his autobiography "Born on the Fourth of July." Kovic recounts his All-American upbringing and unblinking faith in the country and its ideals before volunteering for the Marines and Vietnam.
Interviewing Ralph Gleason while Studs was in Berkeley, California (3 parts). Bob Dylan and Joan Baez sings "Daddy, You Been on My Mind." Elsa Knight Thompson.
Paul Angle discusses his book "Crossroads: 1913," and Win Stracke provides a musical review. The three gentlemen talk in depth about the book with live and recorded music interspersed. Music: "Water--Oh!, Water For Me" and "The Rosary." "The Voice of Vienna" (a waltz).
Paul Angle discusses his book "Crossroads: 1913," and Win Stracke provides a musical review. The three gentlemen talk in depth about the book with live and recorded music interspersed. Songs include: "Casey Jones - The Union Scab," "Sweet Adeline," "We Shall Overcome," "Oh, Dear, What Can the Matter Be," and "Immortality" by William Jennings Bryan (1908).
Paul Angle, director of the Chicago Historical Society, discusses his new book "Crossroads: 1913." Win Stracke, musician, provides a musical review of Angle's book.