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Author Topic: Anne Graham & Leadbelly live on WNYC radio in 1941  (Read 361 times)

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Offline Pan

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Anne Graham & Leadbelly live on WNYC radio in 1941
« on: June 16, 2013, 06:32:33 PM »
Hi all

Looking for Anne Graham's music, I came across this 14 minute radio show from February 1941. I don't believe this was posted already?

Leadbelly does an expert job backing Anne Graham. His own songs are great too, especially the version of "Gallow's Pole".

http://www.wnyc.org/shows/american-music-festival/1941/feb/27/

Cheers

Pan

Offline Mr.OMuck

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Re: Anne Graham & Leadbelly live on WNYC radio in 1941
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2013, 11:31:09 PM »
This is fabulous! Thanks Pan!
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Offline Prof Scratchy

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Re: Anne Graham & Leadbelly live on WNYC radio in 1941
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2013, 02:19:53 AM »
Excellent!

Offline frailer24

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Re: Anne Graham & Leadbelly live on WNYC radio in 1941
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2013, 10:13:52 AM »
Just wonderful! Makes me wonder how many more gems like this just sit about in station archives, waiting to be discovered?
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Offline JohnLeePimp

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Re: Anne Graham & Leadbelly live on WNYC radio in 1941
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2013, 10:31:58 AM »
This is fantastic! thanks a bunch Mr Pan

...Didn't think they not record radio programs during the war time... or is this something aberrant?

because I really want for somebody to have recorded BWJ's radio appearances
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Offline Gumbo

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Re: Anne Graham & Leadbelly live on WNYC radio in 1941
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2013, 11:48:16 AM »
Great find!

try mousing over the dates on the calendar to the right and you can see what else was recorded around that time. Like this one from Feb 12th with Lead Belly, Albert Ammons, Sam Price and the Golden Gate Singers (Quartet?)
http://www.wnyc.org/shows/american-music-festival/1941/feb/12/