Film, Video Music from the True Vine: Mike Seeger's Life & Musical Journey

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Title

  • Music from the True Vine: Mike Seeger's Life & Musical Journey

Summary

  • A musician, documentarian, scholar, and founding member of the influential folk revival group New Lost City Ramblers, Mike Seeger (1933-2009) spent more than 50 years collecting, performing and commemorating the culture and folk music of white and Black Southerners, which he called "music from the true vine." Biographer Bill Malone explores the life and musical contributions of folk artist Seeger, son of musicologists Charles and Ruth Crawford Seeger and brother of folksingers Pete and Peggy Seeger.

Event Date

  • June 12, 2013

Running Time

  • 1 hours 8 minutes 36 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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