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GUEST,Alan Folklore: (1) 12 Sep 14

Please allow me to tell you about a brand new folk music website with some very interesting historical content:

lets you listen for free to 29 folk music radio interview and music programs from the heyday of the hootenanny, 1963 & 64.   (No fees, no ads, no sign-in requested.)

The guest artists discuss and play their music for 25 minutes each on a program that was broadcast around the world on commercial shortwave radio station Radio New York Worldwide. And there are special shows like interviews and music recorded live at Gerde's Folk City nightclub in Greenwich Village, NYC and music from Dr. Martin Luther King's historic Civil Rights March on Washington.

Here's an index to the shows:

1. Pete Seeger (in an era when many broadcasters wouldn't let him on)
2-3. Paul Stookey of Peter Paul & Mary
4-5. Eliezer Adoram
6. Paul Evans (1)
7. Israel Young
8. The Three D's (Mormon)
9-10. Gerde's Folk City Hootenanny (inc. live recordings of Phil Ochs, Roger Sprung, etc.)
11. The Dillards
12-13. Lou Gottlieb
14-15. Civil Rights Songs
16. Sue Kahn
17. John Cohen
18-19. Peter LaFarge
20-21. Robert DeCormier
22. Leon Bibb
23. Paul Evans (2)
24-25. Bob Carey
26. Serendipity Singers
27. Modern Folk Quartet
28. Judy Henske
29. Civil Rights March on Washington (inc. Joan Baez,
Marion Anderson, Peter Paul & Mary and Bob Dylan live.)

Please check out and tell anyone you think might be interested.

Thank you,
Alan Wasser

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