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Which folk group helped restore the image of folk music by “buying back America’s trust” in the late 1950s?
Why did Dylan leave Hibbing, Minnesota for New York City?
Beginning in the 1930s, one individual undertook the task of collecting recordings for the Library of Congress of common American folk songs sung by common Americans. He was:
Putting the experiences of the common man into song during the Great Depression, this songwriter wrote “This Land Is Your Land”. He was:
Woody Guthrie would often paint or put a paper on his guitar a motto that expressed his musical goal. It said:
Which folk singer appeared before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the early 1950s, but refused to answer their questions, challenging their right to interrogate Americans about their privacy?
Who is known as the “Father of Modern American Folk Music”?
John Lomax helped to popularize the parlor song in the early 20th century.
Which of these instruments was NOT part of the folk music sound of the early 20th century America?
Pete Seeger was “blacklisted” from radio and television because of his involvement with the Klu Klux Klan in the 1930s.
The songs of Guthrie and Seeger were to bring about societal change. In contrast, The Kingston Trio’s music was focused primarily on _________.
One of the important folksingers of the late ’50s helped transition folk music from entertainment-based folksongs back to songs of social concern. Her name is:
In 1963 Peter, Paul, & Mary recorded a song by Bob Dylan that helped to cement his reputation as the finest folk-song writer of the era. That song was:
What is Bob Dylan’s given real name?
The essential end of the 2nd wave of folk music popularity was signified by the song “I Dig Rock ‘n’ Roll Music”, recorded by _________.
American music changed when Dylan
plugged his in at the Folk Festival in .
“The Weavers”… “The Kingston Trio”…??? Which would be next in the logical progression?
Which folk singer first helped introduce Bob Dylan and his songs to the world?