A broad collage portrait of American society, made up of music, improvisations and speeches examining who makes popular taste. Includes the voices of Cole Porter, Orson Welles, Sophie Tucker, Bing Crosby, Fanny Brice, Ethel Waters and others. Produced for Pacifica Radio by Clare Spark, written by Clare Spark, Andrew Duncan and Joseph Byrd, with the additional participation of Carol Duncan and Jennifer M. Loeb. The Sour Apple Tree is partially supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Contains sensitive material.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.