Songs of the Silent Generation

Bluestein, Gene
March 1961
New Republic;3/13/61, Vol. 144 Issue 11, p21
Focuses on the interest in folksongs in college students in the United States. Focus on the periodical "Mademoiselle"; What the periodical wants to emphasize is the fact that this generation of college students are hungry for a small, safe taste of an un-slick, underground world and folksong takes the edge off their appetites; Views of writer Harold Taylor on college students and their interest for folksongs; Report that long before folksongs became commercially profitable, singers like Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, and Pete Seeger were spreading the Lomax gospel on picket lines, at union meetings, and through the recordings; Focus on several folksongs.


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