Bill Ferris is an author and scholar and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Currently, he's Senior Associate Director of the Center for the Study of the American South, professor of history, and adjunct professor in the Curriculum in Folklore at UNC-Chapel Hill.
For episode 2 of the podcast series American Songster Radio host Dom Flemons calls on Bill Ferris to list three songs that changed his life. They talk about the role of the blues and folk music in American society and Dom plays a Jimmie Rodgers tune, "My Little Lady."
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