Recordings from the 1974 San Francisco Women's Music Festival, recorded at the First Unitarian Church in January 1974. Contents: Reel A: A brief rap by one of the festival's organizers (from San Francisco Women's Center) to be used as an introduction to the music tape. Reel B: Performances from the concert: Susie and Selby perform Bill Monroe's "Uncle Pen"; Faith Petric plays "Bread & Roses" and Jean Ritchie's "West Virginia Mining Disaster"; Debbie Spitz performs a flute solo; Arlene Brown performs on the piano; Bonnie Bluhm performs two songs, the second titled "Thank You"; Holly Tannen performs Blind Alfred Reed's "Why Do You Bob Your Hair Girls?" and the ballad "Fair Flower of Northumberland"; Malvina Reynolds performs "There's a Bottom Below," "Rosie Jane," "On the Rim of the World," and "We Don't Need the Men." Reels C, D and E are not currently held by the Archives. Reel F: Susanne Schonking[sp?] performs, Linda Hirschhorn and Debbie Spitz perform together; Betty Kaplowitz performs "Rainbow Song", Carole King's "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow," and "Look in My Eyes, Can You Even See Them"; Rosalie Sorrels performs (recording starts mid-set): "Mehitabel's Theme," "Apple of My Eye," "Song for My Birthday," and "One Day at a Time."
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.