Judy Collins

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.

 

 

GREAT PERFORMANCES
Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration

 

Celebrate Joan Baez’ birthday in this all-star concert, recorded in January at New York’s historic Beacon Theatre. Guests include Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, Damien Rice, Mavis Staples and Paul Simon.

 

 

John Sebastian Presents:
Folk Rewind

John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind

 

Air date: Thurs., June 11, 9:30 pm

 

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.