FolkScene Collection, 1960-1997
Archival material. Collection available at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Summary, "
FolkScene is a syndicated music program established in 1970 featuring recorded music and in studio live performances and interviews from notable folk musicians. Based in Los Angeles, Calif., the radio program is broadcast by public radio station KPFK-FM and hosted by Roz Larman, who also hosted the show with her husband, Howard Larman, until his death in 2007. The FolkScene Collection consists primarily of audio recordings, 1970-1997, of the FolkScene radio program. Notable guests featured on the recordings include Eric Andersen, Joan Baez, David Bromberg, Guy Carawan, Don McLean, Randy Newman, Odetta, Jean Ritchie, John Sebastian, Merle Travis, Tom Waits, and Peter Yarrow, among others. Other FolkScene materials found in the collection include recorded music used on the program, select outtakes and excerpts of the program, and related documentation created by FolkScene staff. The collection also contains other audio recordings, 1960-1986, not directly affiliated with the FolkScene radio program. These materials include live performances, dubs of other radio programs, and related documentation presumably created by FolkScene staff."