great lakes folk festival http://michiganradio.org en East Lansing exhibit marks 1938 Michigan recording tour http://michiganradio.org/post/east-lansing-exhibit-marks-1938-michigan-recording-tour <p>EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Great Lakes Folk Festival in East Lansing on Sunday will be the first stop of a traveling exhibit celebrating the 75th anniversary of a song collecting tour through the Upper Midwest.<br><br>The Lansing State Journal reports that it commemorates a trip that began in Detroit on Aug. 1, 1938, by 23-year-old Alan Lomax. He carried a recorder and movie camera to gather folk music. Lomax was in charge of the Library of Congress's Archive of American Folk-Song.<br> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 16:05:00 +0000 The Associated Press 13925 at http://michiganradio.org East Lansing exhibit marks 1938 Michigan recording tour