WNYC's American Music Festival features Richard Dyer-Bennet in his all-too-brief heyday, before betrayal and political accusations would derail his career, in this 1945 studio appearance.
This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
Richard Dyer-Bennet performs songs that represent the background of the American musical heritage.
Rundown: "Aunt Rhody"
"Ballad of the Soldier of the Lady"