Smithsonian Podcast Brings Folk Music History To Life

Jan 14th, 2007 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Digital Music, Educational Podcasts

The Smithsonian has introduced the Folkways Collection Podcast, a series of 24 one-hour programs that explore the collection of music, spoken word, and sound recordings that make up the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

The music of modern day giants like Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan and Ani Difranco is interwoven with original Folkways recordings to demonstrate the lasting legacy that Folkways Records has on popular music.

Recent and archival interviews with Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Mickey Hart, Studs Terkel and others to help reveal the remarkable human stories behind this equally remarkable collection.

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