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Latest Joan Baez Items
President Obama made another hourlong speech last week ("When Obama mails it in," Web, July 26). Somebody has to tell him the average adult's attention span is eight to 10 minutes. During his most recent yawn-fest, he mentioned an "endless parade of distractions and phony scandals," as if these stories were pieces of lint he could flick off his shoulder.
The Kennedy Center is reviewing the way it selects artists who receive one of the nation's highest arts prizes, the Kennedy Center Honors, after a group said Latinos have been largely excluded.
For the attic rummagers among us, nostalgic fans of the golden age of conservatism, there may be no better Christmas gift than "Freedom Is A Hammer: Conservative Folk Revolutionaries of the Sixties," a new anthology CD issued with a handsome booklet by the Omni Recording Corp.
Ira M. Lowe, a colorful Washington lawyer whose apartment in Kew Gardens in Georgetown was a way station for counter-culture organizers, celebrities, artists and other figures during the turbulent 1960s, died June 11 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was 88.
Here are the top 10 tunes from Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan Leitch, who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, 2012.
At anti-war rallies in the 1960s and '70s, ragtag leftists rejoiced in belting out a song they learned from such "progressive" folk singers as Joan Baez and Pete Seeger: "I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night/ Alive as you and me./Says I, "But Joe, you're ten years dead."/"I never died," says he./"I never died," says he.
A look at the top 10 tunes from the duo's five studio albums.
The folk music band The David Wax Museum entered a contest last year _ along with 150 other bands _ for a chance to play the Newport Folk Festival. As unbelievable as it was to members of the Boston-based band, they won.
The folk music band the David Wax Museum entered a contest last year - along with 150 other bands - for a chance to play the Newport Folk Festival. As unbelievable as it was to the members of the Boston-based band, they won.