Malvina Reynolds: Song Lyrics and Poems  



Links & References


    There is a fair amount of material on Malvina Reynolds on the Web and in print at this point,
and the following may answer some questions:


Web-based Materials

---- Malvina Reynolds (sponsored by Sisters' Choice)

---- Writing Malvina (Nancy Schimmel's blog on her writing her mother's biography)

---- Malvina Reynolds: Songwriter / Singer / Activist 1900-1978 (biography from Notable American Unitarians)

---- The Soul Book (inspirational words by Malvina Reynolds)

---- Help: Everything Malvina! (from The Mudcat Cafe)

---- Malvina Reynolds: Recipient of the 1999 Magic Penny Award (The Children's Music Network)

---- Malvina Reynolds (from Country Joe's Place, by Country Joe McDonald; includes photo of Malvina and Joe together)

---- Ear to the Ground (Amazon.com)

---- The Unsung Malvina Reynolds (Larry Polansky)

---- Malvina Reynolds Pacifica Radio archive

---- The 111 Greatest Acts of the Anglo-American Folk Music Tradition (Charles H. Smith)


Audio/Video Media

---- Susan Wengraf, Love It Like a Fool; A Film About Malvina Reynolds (Berkeley, CA: Red Hen Films, 1977 (videocassette) / 2000s (DVD))

---- interview of Malvina, in David Dunaway, People's Songs, People's Artists (Pacifica Tape Library: cassette tape, 1979)

---- Buffy St. Marie and Malvina Reynolds, Benefit for the Indians on Alcatraz (North Hollywood, CA: Pacifica Radio Archives, 1970 / 2000s (two CDs))


By Malvina Reynolds

---- The Tradition of Amis and Amiloun (Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley, 1939)

---- (with Gail Chiarrello), Not in Ourselves, Nor in Our Stars Either (Berkeley, CA: Schroder Pub. Co., 1974)

---- The Soul Book (Berkeley, CA: Schroder Music Co., 1967)

---- 'When I'm Talking, I'm Singing' (a workshop with Malvina), Sing Out! Volume 21, No. 3 (1972), pp. 11-13

---- 'A Song of San Francisco Bay,' Natural History Volume 77, No. 1 (January 1968), pp. 6-8+

---- editorial by M. R. (on execution of Victor Jara), Sing Out! Volume 22, No. 4 (1973)


Book Chapters About Malvina

---- interview of Malvina, in Nina Winter, Interview With the Muse: Remarkable Women Speak on Creativity and Power (Berkeley, CA: Moon Books, 1978)

---- 'Malvina Reynolds,' in Phil Hood, Artists of American Folk Music: The Legends of Traditional Folk, the Stars of the Sixties, the Virtuosi of New Acoustic Music (New York: Quill, 1986)

---- 'Malvina Reynolds,' in Gloria Frym, Second Stories: Conversations With Women Whose Artistic Careers Began After Thirty-Five (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1979)

---- 'Malvina Reynolds,' in Kathleen Bowman, New Women in Entertainment (Mankata, MN: Creative Education, 1976)


Magazine Articles/Interviews About Malvina

---- last (?) interview of Malvina, by Niko Murray: New Blood (Boulder, CO) No. 9 (March 1983)

---- 'Malvina Reynolds: Time to Sing Her Praises,' by Amie Hill: Ms. Volume 3, No. 12 (June 1975), pp. 39-41 [includes three photos of Malvina as a young woman]

---- 'Malvina Talks Art and Politics,' Big Mama Rag (Denver) Volume 5, No. 6 (July 1977), p. 8

---- 'Balladeer Going Strong at 76,' In These Times (Chicago) Volume 1, No. 30 (15 June 1977), p. 22

---- 'Requiem for a Working Man,' Freedomways (New York) Volume 6, No. 10 (October 1972), p. 18

---- 'Malvina Reynolds, Sister of Us All,' Sister: West Coast Feminist Newspaper No. 11 (March 1975), p. 2

---- 'Music Fest in Olympia,' Northwest Passage (Seattle) Volume 16, No. 9 (30 May 1977), p. 21

---- 'World in Her Pocket,' East Bay Voice (Oakland, CA) Volume 2, No. 4 (August 1977), p. 15

---- 'Malvina Reynolds/Dump the Judge,' Common Sense (San Francisco) Volume 4, No. 10 (September 1977), p. 4

---- 'On Malvina Reynolds,' by Kristin Lems: Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art and Politics Volume 3, No. 2 (1980), p. 86-87


Some Obituaries

------- Big Mama Rag (Denver, April 1978, p. 13) ------- Billboard (1 April 1978, p. 82) ------- Country Dance and Song (no. 9, 1978, p. 1) ------- East Bay Voice (Oakland; April 1978, p. 14) ------- English Dance and Song (no. 3, 1978, p. 116) ------- Guardian (New York; 29 March 1978, p. 20) ------- Guitar Player (June 1978, p. 66) ------- In These Times (Chicago; 12 April 1978, p. 23) ------- Melody Maker (22 April 1978, p. 63) ------- New York Times (19 March 1978, p. 38) ------- Northwest Passage (Seattle; 1 May 1978, p. 212) ------- Off Our Backs (Washington, D.C.; June 1978, p. 22) ------- Paid My Dues (Milwaukee, Spring 1978, p. 2) ------- Portland (OR) Scribe (30 March 1978, p. 4) ------- Rolling Stone (18 May 1978, p. 28) ------- Sing Out! (no. 5, 1978, p. 1) ------- Sister: West Coast Feminist Newspaper (Venice, CA; April 1978, p. 5) ------- Songwriter (Hollywood; 6 May 1978, p. 6) ------- Songwriter Magazine (April 1978, pp. 32+) ------- Time (3 April 1978, p. 70) ------- Variety (22 March 1978, p. 46) ------- Win Magazine (Brooklyn, NY; 6 April 1978, p. 17)


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