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Set Two of Reverend Gary Davis: In Search of the Harlem Street Singer will premiere one video performance each day (July 13-19) at 4pm EDT via the New York Guitar Festival YouTube channel.
The Haight nurtured a pioneering spirit made up of musicians unfettered by the conventions of postwar American society ready to rewrite the very fundamentals of everyday life. It’s going to take a similar view of freedom for music to function and thrive in the wake of the pandemic.
“It was a classroom. You went there to learn. You could actually sit down and have a conversation with these performers.”
The 10 albums provide a rich and varied catalog of artists who were scattered across the Mississippi Delta, largely inactive until a new generation sought them out.
Inside Llewyn Davis, the new Coen Brothers film, focuses on a brief period in pop music history between the introduction of rock and roll and the British Invasion — based on a famous Greenwich Village personality