Woodsongs 707: Tom Chapin, Si Kahn & Ken Waldman

published 5 years ago by The Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour Vodcast

A Special Broadcast taping about using music to better our homes, communities and Mother Earth. TOM CHAPIN is a three-time Grammy award winning artist and an active board member of WhyHunger, the organization which the artist's older brother, the late singer-songwriter/activist Harry Chapin, founded (as World Hunger Year) in the 1970s. He co-wrote material with Si for the Bristol Bay project CD. Website for Tom Chapin. SI KAHN is an award winning songwriter, author and playwrite. He is one of the leading Appalachian voices calling for the protection of hometowns and communities in the southern mountains. He was chosen as the lead resource person for Musicians United to Protect Bristol Bay in Alaska because of his widespread reputation and credibility in the folk, bluegrass and Americana music communities, his recognized skill as a songwriter in many genres, and his long career as a civil rights, labor and community organizer. Website for Si Kahn. Website for Musicians United. KEN WALDMAN has toured throughout North America as Alaska's Fiddling Poet since 1995. He is the author of six poetry collections and has released seven CDs. This former college professor draws on his 25 years in Alaska to produce poems, stories, and fiddle tunes that combine into a performance uniquely his own. Website for Ken Waldman.

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