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Then I have the grab you know and I have my travel now and I have far far better have a class rather a communications center the University of Texas at Austin brings you hard travelin a series dedicated to the American Folk poet what he got with too many people he is a symbol of the fighting spirit that organized the you know that migrated westward from the Dust Bowl and that loads to the beauteous of Atlanta. This seriousness is a picture and sound of Woody Guthrie and his music his pardons and his hard travelling far hard coded example. I can have a leg and I am happy.
I am we continue our look at the crop of topical song writers who are known as Woody's children. Phil Ochs is probably the most controversial of the group. He is also probably the most poetic of the disaster of the thresher submarine turned into one of Phil's most eloquent songs. Words down on the eastern shore where many of the fine was bar thresher was built around the thresher was longer than the group the director was watching. She was saved by good tears she was Bill like a shark. She was made to run passband. And the builders have their hands on the builder share their walk off and they have mastered the sea.
Yes away from the side and back and sail all way is wrong. Oh the ocean. I asked nobody all the way. Well never back down. And they marveled at her speech and heard they marveled at her leader's eyes. And they sailed through every line and they sell to every four pounds they could buy and they put her down for nine months to stand and they worked on her from stem to stern. Never was there a carpenter or the sea was waiting for their return. Yes and she has no pity. Oh no way
are we. On a Wednesday Mar. they put her out. They were nice and they go through their grades and they never said a last goodbye and it's just to see their share of their own and they plunged through the deepest darkness. Now she is in the depths of the dark and ocean floor covered by the water's cold and still ok to say the wrong she was a death ship all along. Died before she had a chance to kill and says soon I'm no way
are we. Melvina Reynolds is one of the few daughters among Woody's children although she was his senior by some 12 years. She has written such songs as little boxes what have they done to the rain and turn around. This is Melvina singing the new restaurant or restaurant and oh it was my way. You could sing. They needed extra pressure but the food was terrible. I mean they had said I. Their smile song matched exactly and their uniforms like their hair was this neatly. I was the timing on the.
But the food was terrible the decor I was a symphony in brown and gold and white. This still ran on the rock coming and would fill you with the menu. It was a masterpiece and so right at the. They must have spent a fortune on the furniture and such on the placements and I just lie too. So the budget really wasn't very much. And the food was terrible and another generation will get the taste of me. I have tomatoes from the morning and I read that's made of iron and never notice when it's I stink.
I think I thought but perhaps the greatest of Woody's children is Pete Seeger eternally youthful always receptive and appreciative of the young writers work. He is our leader. Here is our leader singing of a situation not usually celebrated in song. I sang for the. Book and. I sang of love you know the. Hopes that used to be. The bars
and separate cells. Yes I sang to one and two and three others. Walking on death row. I turned the corner and. There were women as well. And maybe there are and it was me. I tried again to sing a book used to me.
But the thought that contraption the home. The whole family is one two or three. And it only stuck together yet. The mothers. Did not have to stay. With us. You could be like Mike. I concentrated on singing to the young I sang hopes that look good. Still. I tried to mom.
There are many separate Tong talking. I sang again. Life love the beat. Singing separate humungous I was doing great. Mark. My boy. These have all been spiritual children of woodies of Woody's own children
Nora and Arlo are now recording and performing. Arlo is best known for Alice's Restaurant 18 minutes and 20 seconds of pure delight for audiences across the country. Would you settle here for two minutes and ten seconds of the ring around a rosy rag. I am marrying around the way around. You and Ray Allen around. Me and ya know them you know and tell me and I am doing nothing around to be around and the economy. And my family and bring me around the Alterian at.
Anchor. With sand on their. Man land down in rain somewhere in. The rain around the wrong way around. Thank. You and. I mean now I mean I have. Asked. Around. And. Me saying I am here and. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. Thank you. Thank you thank. You. And. I am. Not sure when. I am going to. Ring around the road where Al Manar and I was under the metal ring around me and way. Back
when I am coming around the outlets genuine. Oh yeah I mean all around. Me. In our next program we will hear recollections of Woody by some who knew him and I know you have been listening to hard troubling series devoted to the life and music of Woody Guthrie written and directed by Judith Adams. Produced by Joel good walk me for communications center the University of Texas at Austin. This is NPR the National Education o Radio Network.
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Seminars in theatre
Minority theatre, part one
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WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
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University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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Episode Description
This program presents Douglas Turner Ward, artistic director, Negro Ensemble Company, and Loften Mitchell, author of "Black Drama", on black theatre and minority theatre.
Series Description
A weekly panel discussion series on the theatre scene in New York City, moderated by Richard Pyatt.
Media type
Host: Pyatt, Richard I., 1935-
Panelist: Mitchell, Loften
Panelist: Ward, Douglas Turner
Producing Organization: WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
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University of Maryland
Identifier: 68-11-2 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
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Duration: 00:25:57
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