[January 2014]This booklist was produced by the Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library in Missouri. To order any of these titles, contact the RI Talking Books Plus (TBP) library by email or phone or mail a paper request to TBP. You may also request these titles online through the Catalog. Audiobooks with links in this list are on the Braille and Audio Reading Download site (BARD) for downloading.
How can I keep from singing: Pete Seeger DB 25866
Dunaway, David King. Reading time: 15 hours, 45 minutes.
Read by Christopher Hurt.
Music Appreciation and History
The author of this biography about "the most picketed, boycotted performer in American history" was given access to his subject's family, friends, letters, and journals. A "red diaper baby," Seeger was the son of a musicologist who had undergone a dramatic socialist conversion. Young Pete turned to folk music after dropping out of Harvard in 1938; he was soon fast friends with both Leadbelly and Woody Guthrie.
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Pete Seeger: the storm king : spoken word set to a world of music DB 77113
Seeger, Pete. Reading time: 2 hours, 21 minutes.
Read by Jeff Haynes.
Legendary folk singer (born 1919) narrates personal stories and poems, set to original music by nearly fifty performers from diverse traditions, including African, Native American, blues, bluegrass, folk, and jazz. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2013.
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