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Ronnie Gilbert

Ronnie Gilbert

Ronnie Gilbert

a radical life in song

by Ronnie Gilbert

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk singers,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    Ronnie Gilbert traverses sixty years of the twentieth century, sharing her take on the folk-music revival, the Cold War blacklist, the 1960s music scene, and primal therapy. This memoir is a unique historical document for readers interested in music, American politics, and the history of the women"s movement and the Left.

    Edition Notes

    Statementwith a foreword by Holly Near
    ContributionsNear, Holly, writer of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.G438 A3 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 272 pages, [18] unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27192141M
    ISBN 100520253086
    ISBN 109780520253087
    LC Control Number2015016336
    OCLC/WorldCa908634925

    Ronnie Gilbert brings the political, artistic, and social issues of the era alive through song lyrics and personal stories, traversing sixty years of collaborations in life and art that span the folk revival, the Cold War blacklist, primal therapy, the back-to-the-land movement, and a rich, multigenerational family story/5(10).   Ronnie Gilbert was a founding member of the Weavers, along with Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, and Fred became a performer and an activist on behalf of social change in the late s. Her credits include the book and stage presentation Face to Face with the Most Dangerous Woman in America, detailing the life and work of Mother Jones; Legacy, a play based on the writings .

    Ronnie Gilbert brings the political, artistic, and social issues of the era alive through song lyrics and personal stories, traversing sixty years of collaborations in life and art that span the folk revival, the Cold War blacklist, primal therapy, the back-to-the-land movement, and a rich, multigenerational family story. Ronnie Gilbert Torie Osborn Additional Performances One Good Song Somebody's Jail. Show More. Customer Reviews. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with Brand: Mnibus Entertainment.

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Brava!” —Joan Steinau Lester, author of Fire in My Soul: Eleanor Holmes Norton/5(14). Ronnie Gilbert had a long and colorful career as a singer, actor, playwright, therapist, and independent woman.

Her lifelong work for political and social change was central to her role as a performer. Raised in Depression-era New York City by leftist, working-class, secular Jewish parents, Gilbert is best known as a member of the Weavers, the quartet of the s and '60s that survived the.

Ronnie Gilbert book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ronnie Gilbert has had a long and colorful career as a singer, actor /5.

GILBERT--Ronnie. Ronnie lived a big, passionate life for 88 years which came to a peaceful end on June 6, She will be loved and missed always by. Ronnie Gilbert was a founding member of the Weavers, along with Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, and Fred became a performer and an activist on behalf of social change in the late s.

Her credits include the book and stage presentation Face to Face with the Most Dangerous Woman in America, detailing the life and work of Mother Jones; Legacy, a play based on the writings Brand: University of California Press. Ronnie Gilbert was a founding member of the Weavers, along with Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, and Fred became a performer and an activist on behalf of social change in the late s.

Her credits include the book and stage presentation Face to Face with the Most Dangerous Woman in America, detailing the life and work of Mother Jones; Legacy, a play based on the writings of Studs /5(14). Ronnie Gilbert, (Ruth Alice Gilbert), American folk singer and actress (born Sept.

7,Brooklyn, N.Y.—died June 6,Mill Valley, Calif.), was the hearty contralto singer in the Weavers, the seminal vocal quartet whose hit songs sparked the s folk-music renaissance and popularized that genre as an agent of social her teens Gilbert began singing informally in New York.

"Ronnie Gilbert approached her memoir as she lived her life: with love, compassion, and forthright courage. Vividly written, this splendid book presents a life of stunning surprises, harmony and struggle, and the enduring realities of political and personal activism, from the Weavers to Women in Black.".

This is a fine and well-researched small book. Ronnie Gilbert (of the 's blacklisted folk quartet, The Weavers) through musical and spoken word, delves into an historical essay and one-woman play on the life of union organizer and activist, Mother Jones/5.

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Raised in Depression-era New York City by leftist, working-class, secular Jewish parents, Gilbert is best known as a member of the Weavers, the quartet of the s and '60s that survived the.

View the profiles of people named Ronnie Gilbert. Join Facebook to connect with Ronnie Gilbert and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power. A stage show, Ronnie Gilbert: A Radical Life With Songs, led to a similarly titled autobiography, due to be published in November.

Inthe Weavers received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement : Derek Schofield. Ronnie Gilbert brings the political, artistic, and social issues of the era alive through song lyrics and personal stories, traversing sixty years of collaborations in life and art that span the folk revival, the Cold War blacklist, primal therapy, the back-to-the-land movement, and a rich, multigenerational family : University of California Press.

Guest Book for Ronnie Gilbert of Birmingham, AL. Share your condolences, send flowers, find funeral home information. Guestbook provided by Alabama. Ronnie Gilbert: a radical life in song by Ronnie Gilbert (); by Holly Near (); Songs for our time: a concert in celebration of the 90th birthday, the life and work of Meridel Le Sueur: featuring performances by Pete Seeger, and Ronnie Gilbert, and a children's cantata by Martha Boesing & Paul Boesing: music and slides by Barbara Tilsen and Gayla Ellis: Saturday, Febru "Ronnie Gilbert has had a long and colorful career as a singer, actor, activist, therapist, and independent woman of her times.

She is best known for her time with the Weavers in the s and '50s, but she went on to collaborate with many other musicians--notably Holly Near and Arlo Guthrie--as well as to write and appear on stage in numerous productions, including her own play, Mother Jones.

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Ronnie Gilbert is joined by Judy Collins on the Weavers' hit song, "Irene Goodnight." This is taken from a San Francisco concert.Ronnie Gilbert (born September 7, ) is a Jewish American folk-singer, one of the members of The Weavers with Pete Seeger, Lee Hays and Fred Hellerman.

The Weavers were an influential folk-singing group that was blacklisted in the early s, during a period of widespread anti-communist feeling, because of the group's left-wing sympathies.