Stan Wilson singing and interview (c1966)

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KTVU news footage from c1966 featuring scenes of American singer and guitarist Stan Wilson (1922-2005) performing part of the song 'Scarlet Ribbons (for her hair)' and then being interviewed by reporter Gary E. Park. Wilson talks about his strong emotional connection to 'Scarlet Ribbons', remembers his initial excitement upon finding the sheet music for that song, reflects on how his style as a performer has changed over the years and responds to the question: "Is folk music dead?" by stating: "It couldn't. All it's done is change it's form. It's folk rock now." He then goes on to explain how it took him a while to appreciate the music of The Beatles, emphasizing that their 'Yesterday' (released in the US in September 1965) is a: "Fantastic song." Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
c1966
Format
16mm b&w positive magnetic sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
Fox Television Stations, LLC/KTVU
Duration
4:23
Identifier
KTVU 77-8
Views
809

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