Darryl Holter

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Left Bank Blues: Adventures in Paris 1975

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Left Bank Blues Darryl Holter Adventures in Paris 1975 By Darryl Holter When my daughter Julia was studying music at the University of Michigan she enrolled in a one-month course on “counterpoint” music at the Nadia Boulanger Institute in Paris. Not long after she arrived in Paris I had to[…]

Darryl Holter Reviews The Book 26 Songs in 30 Days

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Darryl Holter Reviews 26 Songs in 30 Days: Woody Guthrie’s Columbia River Songs and the Planned Promised Land in the Pacific Northwest. for Woody Guthrie Annual The Woody Guthrie Annual is an open-access peer-reviewed journal containing the most up-to-date scholarship on Woody Guthrie, his work and his cultural and political[…]

Remembering Tom Hayden

I was saddened to learn this morning about the death of Tom Hayden.  I read a lot of his writings in the late 60s and early 70s, especially the very important political document of the times, The Port Huron Statement.  I talked to Tom once in an airport when he[…]

Unconfined by Expectation

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Los Angeles Central Library review on LA Review of Books by Darryl Holter Darryl Holter is a historian, entrepreneur, musician, and owner of an independent bookstore. He has taught history at the University of Wisconsin and UCLA and is an adjunct professor at USC. LOS ANGELES BOOMED in the early[…]