PETE SEEGER: The Complete Bowdoin College Concert 1960

        PETE SEEGER The Complete Bowdoin College Concert Smithsonian/Folkways 40184 Smithsonian/Folkways Website www.peteseeger.net   If it was a difficult year for Sing Out! magazine co-founder and longtime columnist Pete Seeger, you’d never know it from the buoyancy of this March 13, 1960, performance in Maine. We’re told … → read more

JOHN JACOB NILES: The Boone-Tolliver Recordings

        JOHN JACOB NILES The Boone-Tolliver Recordings LM Dupli-cation 4 LM Dupli-cation Website www.john-jacob-niles.com   “Over coffee and liqueurs we would sometimes listen to John Jacob Niles’ recordings. The metallic clang of his dulcimer never failed to produce ecstasy… Like a psalmodist, he intoned his verses in … → read more

Canadian Folksinger Willie P. Bennett Dies

From the CBC: Canadian folksinger Willie P. Bennett has died at his home in Peterborough, Ont. Bennett’s official website confirmed on Sunday that the Juno Award-winning singer passed away peacefully at age 56 on Friday. No cause of death has been given, but Bennett suffered a heart attack last year. … → read more