Pop Chronicles Interviews #184 - Ian and Sylvia Tyson
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- Discussion of new record, Ninety Degrees X Ninety Degrees; experiences on tour of far northern Canada 0:02:47
- Northern Canada tour continued; popularity of Johnny Cash and Buck Owens there; 1960s folk festivals; the future of folk festivals and changing audiences; electric Dylan as a turning point; reaction to electric instruments in folk music 0:03:11
- Folk crossover to rock/pop; what audiences request; their own evolution and managing audience expectations; traveling with son; ranch near Toronto; hassles encountered in traveling; American and Canadian personnel; work permits and visas; musicians union role 0:04:39
- Question of country sound on new album; rhythm and blues; stylistic boundaries 0:02:54
- Stylistic boundaries continued; evolution of country music; cross-pollination of ideas among folk artists; challenges of geographical distance 0:02:42
- Artists' pseudonyms; exchange of ideas continued; college concert tours contrasted with the coffeehouse scene 0:02:07
- College concerts continued; electric instruments in folk music; sound systems' effect on choices of instruments; sound in recording studio versus live performance 0:02:52
- Studio versus live continued; tour instrumentation; how they started singing together; Toronto coffeehouse scene 0:02:28
- Early career; first big break 0:01:46
- First year they played Newport Folk Festival; Paul Butterfield and electric Bob Dylan controversy 0:02:47
- Interview concludes 0:00:19
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #184 - Ian and Sylvia Tyson, audio recording, January 12, 1968; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1692106/: accessed March 20, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.