soundcheck archive

sort order: page size:

< November 2008

Monday, November 3 2008

  • What's a Folk Song? You Tell Me. November 3, 2008

    Folkways Records did many things, but chief among them was proving that Big Bill Broonzy was right: “They’re all folk songs,” Broonzy once said; “I ain’t never heard a horse sing.” ... (article)

  • The Search for Folk: Then and Now November 3, 2008

    Folkways Records founder Moses Asch brought folk music from around the world to American living rooms. Today, we hear about Asch's legacy and those continuing his quest for folk sound... (episode)