Mr. Keesing will speak about his new collection of songs from the Korean War era. Four CDs offers a genre-spanning gathering of 121 tracks about or inspired by the war, ranging from the likes of blues and R&B stalwarts John Lee Hooker, Fats Domino, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Lightnin' Hopkins to country artists such as Ernest Tubb, Gene Autry, Merle Travis and Jimmie Osborne, whose 1953 song "The Korean Story," which Keesing calls "a three-minute summary of the war."
- Thursday, May 10, 2018
- 3:00pm - 5:00pm
- Piano Room, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library