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Urban Pioneers interview with Bruce Utah Phillips, November 30, 2004. (Cassette Tape 2, Side A)
Polly Stewart Oral History Project: Interview with Bruce Utah Phillips, (Part 3)
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November 30, 2004;
Recording of Part 3 of an interview by Polly Stewart with Bruce "Utah" Phillips at Nevada City, California. Utah Phillips was a participant in the Utah folk music scene of the 1960s. Transcript by Polly Stewart, copy-edited by Laura R. Marcus [now Green]. One of the interview recordings that Polly Stewart and Jennifer Bott Bateman conducted for the Utah Folk Music Revival Oral History Project, 2004-2011;
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Table of contents
1. Talking about Charlie Kelley and Juanita Brooks as sources for song-writing material, history/writer Juanita Brooks’s role in founding the Federal Writers Project;
2. Folklore vs. history as an interpretation of “what happened”;
3. Remembering Salt Lake City days—Wes Bowen, Willy Lucas, Face of a Nation production at the University of Utah;
4. Talking about performance style—alternating between song and story/talking about literary influences on his work;
5. Talking about his songwriting process;
6. Talking about the influence of Delsarte dramatic/acting experiences and Barry Lynn;
7. Talking about transitional time—leaving Utah, living in Saratoga and the folk music scene there;
8. Talking about the folk music trade—touring, recording, business aspects;
28 minutes, 51 seconds;
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The original audio cassettes were played on TASCAM 202 MKIV tape recorder; the digital data in AIFF format was captured by Amadeus Pro version 2.1 through M-AUDIO FireWire Solo recording interface; then converted to mp4 format by Apple Compressor version 3.5.3. All the operation was executed on MAC OS X.