Month: February 2015

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notes on readings 2.2.15

Mac Wisemen mentions a few of the following songs in his interview: And later, by Flatt and Scruggs: And today, by the Earls of Leicester: Mac Wiseman (live with Lester Flatt) Jim and Jesse as a country act: Jim and Jesse’s as a more traditional bluegrass act with, “Cotton Mill Man,” Jim and Jesse performing … Continue reading notes on readings 2.2.15

Resources for Oral History

  [An image from a recent interview-based project in Connecticut, Jan. 2015] As we begin interviewing visitors and traveling to shows and venues, here are a few helpful guides: http://www.folklife.si.edu/resources/pdf/InterviewingGuide.pdf http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/oralHistory.html http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/ROHO/resources/rohotips.html a more journalistic view: http://www.fretboardjournal.com/features/online/how-interview-your-favorite-musician We will discuss ethics and specific procedures in class. Please let me know if you have any questions. … Continue reading Resources for Oral History