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Oscar Brand Hosted Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie, Joni Mitchell On Radio Show, Dies At 96

Folk music hero Oscar Brand was 96 years old when he recorded the final episode of Folk Song Festival for public radio station WNYC for airing on Saturday, Sept. 24. Brand died of pneumonia two weeks later, content in the knowledge that he’d done what he loved right up to the end. We're proud to... Read more » Oscar Brand Hosted Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie, Joni Mitchell On R
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