Monday April 18th 2011, 6:04 am
Movie Lounge: To Hear Your Banjo Play
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Folk music documentary from 1947 written by Alan Lomax and hosted by Pete Seeger that featured clips of Woody Guthrie, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Baldwin Hawes, Texas Gladden and more. The 16-minute film is posted it it’s entirety below. Enjoy!

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Comment by bluesistheteacher 04.18.11 @ 6:08 am

that was fun! They used to make us square dance in PE class. We didn’t think it was much fun back then.

Comment by beastre 04.18.11 @ 7:57 am

[…] a rare gem of a film that really gets at the tangled roots of American folk music. Thanks again to When You Awake for […]

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