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Darryl Holter: The Making of Radio Songs

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  85 Years since Woody Guthrie’s Radio Show in Los Angeles Darryl Holter: The Making of Radio Songs On July 19, 1937, Woody Guthrie and his cousin, Jack “Oklahoma” Guthrie, aired their first radio show on KFVD in Los Angeles. It was a fifteen-minute show that started at 8 a.m.[…]

Anaïs Mitchell and “Hadestown” Opens in Los Angeles

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After playing to sold-out audiences on Broadway prior to the pandemic, and winning a dozen Tony and Grammy Awards, the musical “Hadestown” arrived in Los Angles a few nights ago. Julia and I joined a jam-packed crowd at the Ahmanson Theatre two nights ago and it was a ball. Based[…]

All of Darryl Holter’s recordings are now available to stream or purchase on Bandcamp

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Darryl Holter has made his latest album Roots & Branches available to stream and purchase on Bandcamp – Along with his entire back catalogue, including Radio Songs, West Bank Gone, Crooked Hearts and more, now easily accessible. Visit the entire catalogue for stream or purchase on https://darrylholter.bandcamp.com/ Darryl Holter grew[…]

The Magic Years: Scenes From A Rock-And-Roll Life By Jonathan Taplin, in Conversation With Darryl Holter

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A few weeks ago, I had the unusual opportunity of re-walking through several years of musical experiences in the ‘60s and ‘70s by reading Jon Taplin’s new book, The Magic Years: Scenes from a Rock-and-Roll Life. As a tour manager for Bob Dylan, The Band, Janis Joplin, the Rolling Stones,[…]

Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan

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It’s Bob Dylan’s 80th Birthday and that reminded me of this incident. – DH It was December 1977 or 1978 and I was driving from Madison to Minneapolis with April and Rachael to visit our families for Christmas. We stopped in Menominee to pick up April’s brother, Dean. Around midnight[…]