This Saturday at 5pm, remember the remarkable life of Pete Seeger with a one-hour special celebrating his 90th birthday a few years ago. Featuring an exclusive interview with Pete, along with the New Yorker's Alec Wilkinson, author of "The Protest Singer: An Intimate Portrait of Pete Seeger," and hosted by Rita Houston. A Patchwork Quilt with Kevin Vance ~ Saturday, 2/01 at 5pm.
Folk legend Woody Guthrie turned 101 on July 14th. On "Folk Music & Beyond" last Saturday, we celebrated Woody's 101st birthday a day early. Our special features a lot of Woody's iconic classics, as well as some of his unpublished songs recently set to music by Tom Morello, Billy Bragg, Jeff Tweedy & Wilco, Jonatha Brooke, Slaid Cleaves, and John McCutcheon. Listen to this program on-demand via KALW's Local Music Player any time during this week.