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The music will stay in your head,
This review is from: And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey (Hardcover)
It took me awhile to get into this book because the first section consisted of interviews with classical artists and those from the opera. Sadly my musical knowledge in those areas is lacking.
Once I reached the musicians I was familiar with, the book was a gift! Songs played in my head as they were mentioned and their synthesis described. Many of the artists have since passed away, so it was wonderful to remember them and learn more about them in their own words. The ones that really resonated with me were interviews with Alan Lomax,Pete Seeger,Bob Dylan, Mahalia Jackson, Ravi Shankar, Lil Armstrong, and Leonard Bernstein.
Studs Terkel was a master at allowing people the space to speak their mind and lay out who they are and what is important to them. His interviews form a legacy that is gift to us all.