As any die-hard Bob Dylan fan knows, his studio albums represent a fraction of his prolific creative output. Many of Dylan's gems never received an official release until years after they were recorded, whether through the Bootleg Series or the Basement Tapes, but many legendary sessions remain avai ... More >>
Local freelancer uses discarded soundtrack to construct a likely plot outline to forthcoming straight-to-video teen film.
Oral historian Studs Terkel gets 20th-century singers to spill it
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On working and wondering
Bruce Springsteen gets the high culture treatment
Unscrubbed theater for the well-groomed Guthrie-goer
Joe Skelly's cable-access book show argues that the page is mightier than the screen
Larry Long overturns the "great man" theory of traditional music, one folk at a time
Death in the mines. Hunger marches. An FBI spy on every block. Minnesota's daughters of the revolution can tell you about it all. But first, have some coffee cake.
Next week Red House Records issues a momentous tribute album of Pete Seeger's songs. But after 15 years at the margins of American music, this St. Paul label proudly aims to stay there.
Radio Free Chicago: Studs Terkel holds down the microphone at WFMT in 1978.
Eighteen Months in the Info-Quarry.