And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey
The New Press
, Sep 1, 2006
- 301 pages
The Pulitzer Prize winner's "latest indispensable oral history" (New York Times) of the twentieth century's most celebrated musicians.
Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, Studs Terkel hosted a legendary daily radio show in Chicago, presenting listeners with his inimitable take on an eclectic range of music, from classical, opera, and jazz to gospel, blues, folk, and rock. And They All Sang is nothing less than "a tribute to music's universality and power" (Philadelphia Inquirer), featuring more than forty of Terkel's unforgettable conversations with some of the greatest musicians of the past centuryincluding Louis Armstrong, Leonard Bernstein, Big Bill Broonzy, Bob Dylan, Dizzy Gillespie, Mahalia Jackson, Janis Joplin, Rosa Raisa, Pete Seeger, and many others.