WE SHALL OVERCOME: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE SEEGER SESSIONS
One-hour music intensive radio special details how Bruce Springsteen was inspired by Pete Seeger's musical legacy while recording his latest album, We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions.
We Shall Overcome features many of the folk songs made famous by Pete Seeger, including the title track and "Eyes on the Prize," that helped define
Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger, rock critic Dave Marsh, and Seeger Sessions Band members Larry Eagle and Charlie Giordano discuss the power and history of Seeger's music, and the songs recorded for We Shall Overcome.This program also introduces two new recordings by Springsteen with the Seeger Sessions Band - Pete Seeger’s anti-war anthem "Bring 'em Home" and Blind Alfred Reed’s "How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live" with new verses written by Springsteen. Both songs have been highlights of Bruce’s current tour.
- Broadcast Window: Begins
July 1, 2006
- Contact: Andy Cahn, firstname.lastname@example.org, 215-279-7632
- Length: One hour with breaks for local spots
- Terms: Available for all
broadcasters to air at no cost USA
- Spots: No barter spots are built into the show
- 2-disc CD/DVD set is in stores on Oct 3
- 5 songs added to CD - "American Land," "Bring 'Em Home," "How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live," "Buffalo Gals," "How Can I Keep from Singing."
- DVD has 40 minute documentary, live footage from June concerts and music videos.
- More details online here.
Recorded at St. Luke's in
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