Woods discusses her book, her career, harp music, and her upcoming first album, "The Harp of Brandiswhiere: A Suite for Celtic Harp." Woods plays a number of songs during the interview, including traditional songs like "The Ash Grove," "Wild Mountain Thyme," "Brian Baru's March," "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring." She also plays some material from "The Harp of Brandiswhiere: A Suite for Celtic Harp," including "The Forest March." Timestamps for songs played in the interview are as follows: 00:00:55-00:02:28 "O'Carolan's Concierto" 00:06:53-00:09:11 excerpt from "The Harp of Brandiswhiere" 00:
Langston Hughes, John Sellers, James Cotton, and Otis Spann discuss their origins and blues music. The interview focuses heavily on Langston Hughes and how deeply he is influenced by the blues. Hughes also discusses his upcoming book "An African Treasury" at length.
Shel Silverstein discusses his books "Lafcadio: The Lion Who Shot Back" and "Uncle Shelby's ABZ Book".. Shel Silverstein discusses his books, children's literature, and cartoonists.
Shel Silverstein discusses his books and children's literature, and art. Shel Silverstein discusses his contemporaries, art, and life experiences.
Anna Russell discusses her career, beginning in opera, and moving into satirical comedy music performance.