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Evening at Pops; Bonnie And John Raitt, Mark O'Connor


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Evening at Pops
Bonnie And John Raitt, Mark O'Connor
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Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

Program Description

Conductor John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra welcome John Raitt and his Grammy Award-winning daughter, Bonnie Raitt, for their first joint television appearance. In this "Evening at Pops" season-opener, John and Bonnie sing intergenerational duets on "Hey There" from Pajama Game and "I'm Blowing Away" and "They Say It's Wonderful" from Annie Get Your Gun. Father and daughter also go solo, with John performing "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning" from Oklahoma and selections from Carousel; and Bonnie rocking Symphony Hall with her own band. Rounding out this program of great American music is Nashville superstar Mark O'Connor, fiddling his way through traditional, country and Broadway classics.



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Performance for a Live Audience
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; Bonnie And John Raitt, Mark O'Connor,” 06/03/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ECAB38B65B9A4512AA17C229552841C1.
MLA: “Evening at Pops; Bonnie And John Raitt, Mark O'Connor.” 06/03/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ECAB38B65B9A4512AA17C229552841C1>.
APA: Evening at Pops; Bonnie And John Raitt, Mark O'Connor. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ECAB38B65B9A4512AA17C229552841C1
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