Sounds our fathers heard / Byron Bryant.

Program Title:
Sounds our fathers heard / Byron Bryant.
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Series of programs from the earliest years of recording, 1900-1920, which reflect some of the songs and popular culture from early 20th century American.

r.1. Songs of ships, sailors, and roaring sea (30 min.) -- r.2. Bert Williams (28 min.) -- r.3. Marion Harris (30 min.) -- r.4. Benjo music, pre-1920 (30 min.) -- r.5. Early recordings for American children (31 min.) -- r.6. Songs of communism and fascism (27 min.) -- r.7. Spain, Mexico and Cuba before 1920 (29 min.) -- r.8. Lindbergh (31 min.) -- r.9. Vocal quartets The Peerless Whitney, That girl, and Haydn (28 min.) -- r.10. The Egyptian movement in American popular music (30 min.) -- r.11. Songs of WW I : A (30 min.) -- r.12. Songs of WW I : B (30 min.) -- r.13. Songs of WW I : C (32 min.) -- r.14. Famous countertenors (33 min.) -- r.15. Songs your mother was taught : A (30 min.) -- r.16. Songs your mother was taught : B (32 min.) -- r.17. The Origins of the cowboy song (32 min.) -- r.18. The Prisoner song (27 min.) -- r.19. Songs of bums and hoboes (30 min.) -- r.20. America discovers its folk songs (32 min.) -- r.21. Victorian songs of sentiment (29 min.) -- r.22. Give me that old time religion (28 min.) -- r.23. Songs of the Civil War (32 min.) -- r.24. Songs of the colleges (29 min.) -- r.25. Songs about prohibition (33 min.) -- r.26. Songs about the railroads (31 min.) -- r.27. Eugene Debs (30 min.) -- r.28. Topical songs of the twenties (30 min.) -- r.29. Early recordings of dramatic scenes (31 min.).

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Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, 31 Aug. 1967-13 Dec. 1970.
Item duration: 
29 reels (878 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1970.
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