04 February 2014

Studs Interviews Seeger - Airs Feb 5th

Studs Terkel's Weekly Almanac from WFMT
Studs Terkel, the prize-winning author and radio man, was one of the first disc jockeys in the country to play folk recordings. His well-known shows aired on WFMT 98.7 Chicago between 1952-1997 (and are still rebroadcast today.) Here, in a recording from 1955, he interviews two giants of the American music scene, Pete Seeger and Big Bill Broonzy. Pete and Big Bill also perform a variety of folk songs and blues tunes. A LP record of the radio program was later released on Folkways Records.

1 comment:

Eve said...

Thank you for this guys!