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September 14, 2017

Program 1790: The American Folklife Center at 40, Part 1 (September 14, 2017)  Week 37

Join Fiona and guests as they explore selections from the American Folklife Center’s collection of about half a million sound recordings, including songs from Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Carrie Grover.

Gypsy Davy...by Woody Guthrie from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
As I Roved Out...by Seamus Ennis from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
My Son David...by Jeannie  Robertson from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Highlander's Farewell to Sicily...by Hamish Henderson from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
The Times They Are a-Changin'...by Bob Dylan from The Times They Are a-Changin' (Columbia)
[ID excerpt] The Homes of Donegal...by Paul Brady from The Best of Paul Brady (Compass)
Arthur McBride & The Sergeant...by Carrie Grover from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Arthur McBride...by Paul Brady from The Best of Paul Brady (Compass)
Selections from a recording made of Jean Ritchie and Norman Kennedy at the Newport Folk Festival, 1966:
Lay Ye Doon
Fair and Tender Ladies
Hop Up My Ladies
Mrs. McLeod's Reel
Troubles So Hard…by Vera Hall from American Folklife Center Archive, Library of Congress
Natural Blues...by Moby from Play (V2.Mute.EMI)