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Folksong Festival

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Location:

New York, NY

Networks:

WNYC

Description:

The show remains one of the few programs devoted to the traditional and contemporary folksong. Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie, Huddie Ledbetter, and Pete Seeger all made their debuts on Folksong Festival.

Twitter:

@wnyc

Language:

English

Contact:

WNYC Radio 160 Varick St. New York, NY 10013 212-433-9692


Episodes

Bob Dylan on Folksong Festival, 1961

4/24/2010
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Almost 50 years ago, Bob Dylan made his radio debut on Oscar Brands' Folksong Festival on WNYC. Here's a segment from that program.

Duration: 00:08:54


The Weavers and Woodie Guthrie (Segment 2)

1/15/1950
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All all-request live show with the Weavers and Woodie Guthrie. "Swimmy-Swim Swim," an improvisational folk tune, "Lazy John," and "The Fireship."

Duration: 00:08:09