Last summer I drove from Florida/Illinois to Arizona to archive Leslie Fish’s unrecorded songs. As a bonus I did an interview. I am told other people have done interviews of the “pioneer filkers” in the past, and that they’re digitized at a college library whose name I can’t recall offhand (if I find out where and can, I’ll post a link.). Still. You can never get enough information from your elders. They are the holders of the past and things you can build and learn from. (There are so many reasons why elders traditionally get respect, y’all.)
Eli, from Prometheus Music, has been editing the interviews for public consumption. Here is part 1. <!–more–>
Here is Part II:
And finally Part III (all that’s up so far):
I hate the way I read the questions in these things. LOL. I was trying to be extra articulate and only sound extra stupid.