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"Songs the People Sing," program #37 of the American Music Festival.
WNYC announcer introduces the program. Leadbelly explains the first song, "What Can I Do to Change Your Mind?," then plays.
Lomax introduces the next song, "Old Blue." then sings.
Lomax introduces a song by Woody Guthrie, "Sally Don't You Grieve," which he sings with Leadbelly.
Leadbelly and Lomax sing "Stewball" ("Skewball" in some places).
WNYC announcer interrupts to talk about the festival and other performers.
Leadbelly introduces a song about Lincoln, but the audio cuts out before it is played.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 71342
Municipal archives id: LT4033