Real Revolutionaries Carry a Banjo: Jesse Drew on Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger and Jesse Drew up the Hudson Via: Retort [Jesse Drew sends us his reflections on the late Pete Seeger, whom he met during the making of his documentary on the politics of country music. A rough mix of Open Country was screened and presented by Jesse and Glenda at last January’s Retort, during which we learnt that the new Billboard category ‘Country and Western’ was a McCarthy era (December 1949) coinage intended to … Read more Real Revolutionaries Carry a Banjo: Jesse Drew on Pete Seeger