protest songs

  • February 11, 2010  

    The civil rights era produced some of the most memorable songs in American music history. In an excerpt from the PBS program “In Performance at the White House,” President and Mrs. Obama toast Black History Month with a celebration of the era’s music. Continue reading

  • July 30, 2009   BY  

    Time for a summer sing-along, but forget the bonfire! Instead, gather around the cool light of your TV to watch the man who wrote or made famous most of the songs they taught you sing at camp. Tonight on PBS, Great Performances presents Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday concert at Madison Square Garden.
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