In this rare [less than 10k views] Mississippi John Hurt is being interviewed by an uncredited interviewer… … …Pete Seeger! Uncredited? Pete Seeger! The father or, at least, uncle of American folk music, with Woody Guthrie. Maybe the original kinescope is in the Open Library collection. I was astonished to find it!
Listen to the humor in his style, laughing with the catgut. I wish I could write like he plays. Tickling the notes. An unpretentious legend.
Listen to another… … …
- Folk Alliance Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to Bob Dylan, Elizabeth Cotten, and The National Council for Traditional Arts (NCTA) on the opening night of the 2010 International Folk Alliance Conference, February 17, 2010 in Memphis. Early (prweb.com)
- Peter Dreier: Happy Birthday, Pete Seeger (huffingtonpost.com)
- Folk legend Pete Seeger honored by arts academy (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- Pete Seeger (5) And The Rapture (12) Bring SOTC’s March Madness Tournament To The People (blogs.villagevoice.com)
- Pete Seeger is 93 today! Happy Birthday! (dirndylskirt.wordpress.com)
- Seeger to receive ‘Distinguished Service’ award (ctv.ca)
- Writer of Destiny: Pete Seeger (writingyourdestiny.com)
- Eric Bibb: Deeper in the Well (Review) (popmatters.com)