Urban Pioneers interview with Peter Netka, July 26, 2007 (Cassette Recording Side B)

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Title Urban Pioneers interview with Peter Netka, July 26, 2007 (Cassette Recording Side B)
Alternative Title Polly Stewart Oral History Project: Interview with Peter Netka
Links to Media https://stream.lib.utah.edu/index.php?c=portable_details&id=9684
Creator Netka, Peter; Stewart, Polly, 1943-2013
Contributor Bateman, Jennifer; Green, Laura Marcus
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2007-07-26
Date Digital 2013-06-21
Temporal Coverage July 26, 2007
Description Recording of Part 2 of an interview by Polly Stewart with Peter Netka, a participant in the Utah folk music scene of the 1960s. Jennifer Bott [now Bateman] served as sound engineer. Transcript by Laura R. Marcus [now Green]. One of the interview recordings that Polly Stewart and Jennifer Bott conducted for the Utah Folk Music Revival Oral History Project, 2004-2011
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah)
Subject Netka, Peter--Interviews; Folk singers--Utah--Interviews; Musicians--Utah--Interviews; Folk music--Utah
Keywords Peter Netka; Folk revival; Urban Pioneers; Oral history; Interviews
Table of Contents 1. Talking about skill levels among musicians/inter-group dynamics and bluegrass vs. folk/women in bluegrass; 2. Talking about seeing a Grammy at Tut Taylor's house; 3. Talking about wife, Molly, and her support of Peter Netka's music; 4. Talking about three tenor voices in the Salt City Bluegrass Boys/receiving a forty-year-old recording of a Salt City Bluegrass Boys rehearsal; 5. Peter Netka talking about his place in the Utah Urban Folk Music revival; 6. Peter Netka talking about his real name (Walter) and nickname, Pete/talking about his childhood; 7. Talking about involvement in bluegrass and folk music, being in the right place at the right time/talking about jamming; 8. Talking about innovation, tradition, and fusion in bluegrass music; 9. Talking about love for bluegrass music; 10. Talking about generational gaps among musicians/friendship with Tom Carter; 11. Talking about Steve Lawson; 12. Talking about Fred Rinehart (Hart); 13. Talking about musicians having other artistic interests/talking about McRay Magleby, looking at his art work in Peter Netka's home; 14. Talking about Utah Urban Pioneers Concert; 15. Mentioning that Tut Taylor was responsible for getting Utah Phillips' song, "Rock Salt and Nails" to Flat and Scruggs; 16. Talking about songwriting and traditional song repertoire in bluegrass music; 17. Talking comparatively high quality of contemporary bluegrass musicians, compared to self-taught cohort of earlier days
Type Sound
Genre Sound recordings
Format application/pdf
Extent 45 minutes, 41 seconds
Language eng
Rights This material may be protected by copyright. Permission may be required for use in any form. For further information please contact Alison Regan, Head of Scholarship and Education Services at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah: alison.regan@utah.edu.
Is Part of The 30 interview recordings that Polly Stewart and Jennifer Bott conducted for the Utah Folk Music Revival Oral History Project
ARK ark:/87278/s65x2twq
Setname uu_utfolklore
Date Created 2013-07-01
Date Modified 2014-02-20
ID 716420
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s65x2twq
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