Folk

John Sebastian Presents:
Folk Rewind

John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind

 

This special focuses on the greatest singers and songwriters of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era. Presented by the lead singer of The Lovin’ Spoonful (“Do You Believe in Magic”), the program features a treasure trove of historical footage not seen in more than four decades, plus performances by artists who are still appearing in concert today. Featuring Pete Seeger and Judy Collins singing “Turn, Turn, Turn,” Harry Belafonte’s hit “Jamaica Farewell,” Trini Lopez’s rendition of “If I Had a Hammer,” Rod McKuen’s classic “Seasons in the Sun,” Bobby Darin’s heartfelt “Simple Song of Freedom” and many more.

 

 

 

Peter, Paul and Mary at Newport 1963-65

PETER, PAUL AND MARY AT NEWPORT 1963-65

 

This special captures the spirit of the times when folk music dominated the Top 40 charts, providing the soundtrack for enormous, unprecedented changes in the American social-political landscape. Songs include “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” “If I Had a Hammer,” “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “Wasn’t That a Time.”

 

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Woody Guthrie All Star Tribute Concert 1970

Woody Guthrie All Star Tribute Concert 1970

 

Celebrate the legacy of America’s greatest folk singer with this 1970 concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Features Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Country Joe McDonald, Odetta, Richie Havens, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Peter Fonda and Will Geer.

 

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BRANDI CARLILE IN CONCERT:
A BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND SPECIAL

Brandi Carlile in Concert - A Bluegrass Underground Special

 

From Bluegrass Underground’s new subterranean home within The Caverns, PBS Arts presents a very special performance by the amazing Brandi Carlile and her band. With the singing Hanseroth twins for backup, a four-piece string section, driving guitars and rhythm section, Brandi Carlile’s set offers up tender ballads, soulful lyrics, complex arrangements, searing roots rock.

 

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Self taught, Seattle-based and Grammy nominated for Americana Album of the Year, Brandi Carlile’s style revolves around pop, rock, alt-country, and folk. Her songs serve up personal stories of parents and childhood, of divorce, marriage and religion, of love and of loss. Here are stories of forgiveness, reconciliation, of climbing out of bed every morning open to love.

 

 

 

FLEETWOOD MAC
The Dance

FLEETWOOD MAC: The Dance

 

Celebrate hits from the best-selling album Rumours in this intimate concert recorded in 1997. Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, John McVie and Stevie Nicks perform “Don’t Stop,” “Go Your Own Way,” “The Chain” and more.

 

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This Land Is Your Land

 

Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. Hosted by the Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins, this program features The Brothers Four, Glenn Yarbrough, The Highwaymen, The Limeliters, Randy Sparks and The Minstrels, and Roger McGuinn from The Byrds.

 

 

FRONT AND CENTER
Dawes

 

Folk-rock band Dawes take the stage for a performance of both old and new material. Songs include: “Tequila,” “One of Us,” “Roll with the Punches,” “Little Bit” and “When My Time Comes.”

 

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS
The Avett Brothers / Nickel Creek

 

ACL showcases modern Americana with the Avett Brothers and Nickel Creek. The Avett Brothers perform tunes from their album Magpie and the Dandelion, while Nickel Creek highlights their album A Dotted Line.

 

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