Hear archival interviews with Ramblin Jack Elliott, Doc Watson and more on The Folk Show with Gene Shay

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Ramblin' Jack Elliott | Photo by Douglas R Gilbert
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (at right) looking over with Bob Dylan | Photo by Douglas R Gilbert

WXPN’s long-time Folk Show host Gene Shay continued his final run of shows behind the broadcaster’s mic on Sunday night, January 18th. In addition to live performances from Aaron Nathans and Michael Ronstadt as well as The Wannamaker Lewis Band, the show featured two interviews from Gene’s personal archives.

In the 8:00 hour, we’ll hear an interview and performance by Doc Watson and John Pilla, originally broadcast on WHAT in 1965. And in the 10:00 hour, we’ll hear a session with Ramblin Jack Elliott, originally aired on WIOQ in 1980.

Read more about Gene Shay’s retirement from The Folk Show here; see what his colleagues at the Philadelphia Folksong Society have to say about it here. And listen back to his January 11th show here.

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