Urban Pioneers interview with Jim Sorrels, July 31, 2007 (Cassette Recording Side B)

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Title Urban Pioneers interview with Jim Sorrels, July 31, 2007 (Cassette Recording Side B)
Alternative Title Polly Stewart Oral History Project: Interview with Jim Sorrels
Links to Media https://stream.lib.utah.edu/index.php?c=portable_details&id=9673
Creator Sorrels, Jim; Stewart, Polly, 1943-2013
Contributor Bateman, Jennifer; Green, Laura Marcus
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2007-07-31
Date Digital 2013-06-21
Temporal Coverage July 31, 2007
Description Recording of an interview by Polly Stewart with Jim Sorrels, 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 Sorrels, Jim--Interviews; Folk singers--Utah--Interviews; Musicians--Utah--Interviews; Folk music--Utah
Keywords Jim Sorrels; Folk revival; Urban Pioneers; Oral history; Interviews
Table of Contents 1. Talking about work in photography; 2. Jim Sorrels talking about the guitars he has owned; 3. Talking about musical repertoire and performing activities during the folk era; 4. Writing protest songs about current events during the folk era; 5. Remembering the Intermountain Folk Music Council-activities and a booklet of songs published by the IFMC which included some of Jim Sorrels's songs; 6. Remembering Dean Bentley as a supporter of the Intermountain Folk Music Council; 7. Talking about Rosalie Sorrels/talking about the Utah Urban Pioneers Concert and documentation of it; 8. Talking about continued interest in folk music after split with Rosalie Sorrels; 9. Talking about current health, bout with cancer; 10. Talking about studio and photography projects; 11. Reflecting on the Salt Lake City folk music revival/talking about the impact and experience of teaching guitar at the University for fifteen years; 12. Keeping up with the current music scene in Salt Lake City; 13. Talking about inspiration for protest songs that he has written/reflecting on former Salt Lake City Police Chief Cleon Skousen and his activities
Type Sound
Genre Sound recordings
Format application/pdf
Extent 38 minutes, 20 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/s6183rfn
Setname uu_utfolklore
Date Created 2013-07-01
Date Modified 2014-02-20
ID 716429
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6183rfn
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