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  • Smithsonian Folkways: Sounds to Grow On Episode #14 - Talking About the Blues Now Available on Podcast

    Smithsonian Folkways: Sounds to Grow On, the 26-part radio series hosted by Michael Asch, son of Folkways founder Moses Asch, features the original recordings of Folkways Records' vast catalogue. Listen to Program #14 - Talking About the Blues and subscribe to the podcast here. The idea comes from the Folkways album "This is the Blues." It features Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Terry, and Brownie McGhee. The album was built around a radio show produced by the great Studs Terkel of Chicago's WFMT and was recorded on May 7th, 1957.

    Smithsonian Folkways: Sounds to Grow On, the 26-part radio series hosted by Michael Asch, son of Folkways founder Moses Asch, features the original recordings of Folkways Records' vast catalogue. Listen to Program #14 - Talking About the Blues and subscribe to the podcast here. The idea comes from the Folkways album "This is the Blues." It features Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Terry, and Brownie McGhee. The album was built around a radio show produced by the great Studs Terkel of Chicago's WFMT and was recorded on May 7th, 1957.