John Cage discusses his music, life, influences, and career. Rebroadcast of an interview with John Cage to celebrate his life and what would have been soon his 80th birthday. Includes a clip of John Cage reading/ telling a story in 1969 to Studs Terkel.
Terkel comments and presents musical performance by the Rhos Welsh Choir
Discussing Billy Graham and revivalism with author and journalist Marshall Frady and singer and musician Win Stracke.
Discussing the jazz community with Rev. John Garcia Gensel. Rev. Gensel was named Minister to the Jazz Community of New York in 1965 by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Luciano Pavarotti discusses opera.
Studs Terkel interviews Mary Lou Williams and her manager, Father Peter O'Brien. They discuss music, musicians, and instruments. Some clips of piano music playing at the end.
Son House discusses his life and career as a preacher and blues musician. He talks about his family, his religious background as a preacher, and his recent comeback after disappearing from music scene in 1943. He performs several songs during the interview, which have been removed due to copyright.