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Saturday, November 27 at 8 p.m. John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind

(Rochester, NY) John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind, a My Music special airs Saturday, November 27 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT. 21.1/cable 1011 and 11). The special focuses on the greatest singers and songwriters of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era. Presented by the lead singer of The Lovin’ Spoonful, John Sebastian, Folk Rewind features a treasure trove of historical footage that has not been seen in more than four decades, plus new performances by artists who are still appearing in concert today. Featuring Pete Seeger and Judy Collins singing "Turn, Turn, Turn," Harry Belafonte’s hit "Jamaica Farewell," Trini Lopez’s rendition of "If I Had a Hammer," Rod McKuen’s classic "Seasons in the Sun," Bobby Darin’s heartfelt "Simple Song of Freedom" and many, many more. Folk Rewind will air again on Sunday, November 28 at 4 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD.

Pictured: Singer-songwriter John Sebastian of The Lovin' Spoonful ("Do You Believe In Magic") hosts John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind
Credit: Courtesy of TJL Production


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