Posts tagged ‘Hank Williams’

October 3, 2011

This Day in Music History – Davy Jay Sparrow on Woody Guthrie

 

 

 

It was this day in 1967 that music and social icon Woody Guthrie died.  Friend of PE Davy Jay Sparrow weighs in on Guthrie’s importance in general and in particular to the shaping of his own musical world view.

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August 4, 2011

This Day in History – Leon Chance on Jimmie Rodgers

It was this day in 1927 that the legendary Jimmie Rodgers was first recorded, helping usher in the birth of country music. Here to talk about this momentous occasion is keeper of the twang, the honky tonkin’ Leon Chance, who ties it all together with creationist theory, Star Wars and some intense yodel research.

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