America Tells Its Stories: Pete Seeger and Lee Hays

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The actual date of this episode is 1941-02-20. For technical reasons, it shows up incorrectly above.

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

Program 42.

Pete Seeger and Lee Hays perform:

"Lolly Too Dum"
"Devil and the Farmer's Wife (Fa Da Ing Ing)"

Two records played by Andrew Rowan Summers who sings and plays the dulcimer, first Wild Boar.

Back in the studio Hays and Seeger perform
"Ain't That Bad"
"Risseldy, Rosseldy"
"Darby's Ram"

The second Andrew Rowan Summers song is played, "The Hangman's Tree."

Hays and Seeger continue with
"Prickly Pear"
"The Banks of the Ohio"
"Darlin you can't love but one"

Another record is played, John Jacob Niles singing "My Little Mohee"

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 8368