Happy 90th Birthday, Harry Smith!

Interviews with Rani Singh, director of the Harry Smith Archives, and musician Joe McMurrian, organizer of Harry Smith's One Kind Favor: A Tribute Concert to the Anthology of American Folk Music.

one kind favor

This month, proto-hippie shaman and Portland-born polymath Harry Smith turns 90, and his hometown is throwing him a party. Several, in fact. Never mind that he died in 1991: Considering the man’s resume, the milestone deserves a celebration, regardless of where his spirit resides. Along with being an accomplished experimental filmmaker, in 1952 Smith compiled The Anthology of American Folk ...   More
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER


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