Richard Dyer-Bennet

Richard Dyer-Bennet appears in the following:

Richard Dyer-Bennet's Living Tradition of American Minstrelsy

Monday, September 17, 2012


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.

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Songs the People Sing : Richard Dyer-Bennet

Wednesday, February 14, 1945

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Program 36.

Richard Dyer-Bennet performs songs that represent the background of the American musical heritage.

Rundown: "Aunt Rhody"
"Ballad of the Soldier of the Lady"
"Swapping ...