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Fathers of Folklore

FATHERS OF FOLKLORE : Library of Congress Honors Song Collectors Originally published in FOLKWORKS, Jan.-Feb. 2002 “Where have all the folksongs gone, long time passing? /Where have all the folksongs gone, long time ago?/Where have all the folksongs gone?/ Gone to collectors, every one!/ When will they ever learn … /Where have the collections gone? […]

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Pete’s Forehead: a remembrance of Pete Seeger

I fumbled with an unfamiliar guitar and fingerless gloves in a cold little house behind the studio, a converted barn. Pete Seeger perched on the opposite chair, lanky as the tall bare wintry trees outside, trying out recorders for the ballad we were about to play together, “The Lass of Glenshee.” It was a grey, […]

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