Stephen Foster: A Pittsburgh 250 Tribute

Stephen Foster, the father of American Music, was born on the 4th of July, 1826 in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania. His music lives on today and is performed by a variety of artists. Hear renditions of Foster’s best known tunes by Mavis Staples, Raul Malo, BR 549, Michelle Shocked and a few rare surprises.

Hosted by WYEP's Afternoon Mix host Rosemary Welsch and Kate Borger of The Roots & Rhythm mix in celebration of Pittsburgh’s 250th birthday.