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'''Bill McAdoo''' is an [[African-American]] singer who recorded two albums on Folkways Records in the 1960s, ''Bill McAdoo Sings with Guitar'', Bill McAdoo and Pete Seeger FW02448 / FA 2448. [[Pete Seeger]] provided banjo accompaniment. He is from Detroit and attended the University of Michigan. He was 23 in 1960. ''Bill McAdoo Sings, Volume II'', Bill McAdoo FW02449 / FA 2449 was issued in 1961. He was part of the [[Greenwich Village]] folk scene in the early 1960s. He is mentioned in a history of the [[Progressive Labor Party]] on [[Marxist.org]], "Bill McAdoo, who organized the Harlem Defense Committee for PLM, in the fall spoke in San Francisco..." [1964].<ref name = 5retreats >[https://www.marxists.org/history/erol/1960-1970/5retreats/chapter1.htm "The Five Retreats: A History of the Failure of the Progressive Labor Party"] Jim Dann and Hari Dillon Marxist.org</ref>
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'''Bill McAdoo''' is an [[African-American]] singer who recorded two albums on Folkways Records in the 1960s, ''Bill McAdoo Sings with Guitar'', Bill McAdoo and Pete Seeger FW02448 / FA 2448. [[Pete Seeger]] provided banjo accompaniment. He is from Detroit and attended the University of Michigan. He was 23 in 1960. ''Bill McAdoo Sings, Volume II'', Bill McAdoo FW02449 / FA 2449 was issued in 1961. He was part of the [[Greenwich Village]] folk scene in the early 1960s.
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McAdoo is mentioned in a history of the [[Progressive Labor Party]] on [[Marxist.org]], "Bill McAdoo, who organized the Harlem Defense Committee for PLM, in the fall spoke in San Francisco..." [1964]. "The 1966 UCLA teach-in, which had heard a range of speakers from conservative to radical liberal was electrified when PLP’s Bill MacAdoo bitterly denounced the white liberal mentality, then he openly called for the U.S. Army to mutiny: “Turn your guns on the Generals,” he said to the shocked audience."<ref name = 5retreats >[https://www.marxists.org/history/erol/1960-1970/5retreats/chapter1.htm "The Five Retreats: A History of the Failure of the Progressive Labor Party"] Jim Dann and Hari Dillon Marxist.org</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 03:46, 11 December 2016

Bill McAdoo is an African-American singer who recorded two albums on Folkways Records in the 1960s, Bill McAdoo Sings with Guitar, Bill McAdoo and Pete Seeger FW02448 / FA 2448. Pete Seeger provided banjo accompaniment. He is from Detroit and attended the University of Michigan. He was 23 in 1960. Bill McAdoo Sings, Volume II, Bill McAdoo FW02449 / FA 2449 was issued in 1961. He was part of the Greenwich Village folk scene in the early 1960s.

McAdoo is mentioned in a history of the Progressive Labor Party on Marxist.org, "Bill McAdoo, who organized the Harlem Defense Committee for PLM, in the fall spoke in San Francisco..." [1964]. "The 1966 UCLA teach-in, which had heard a range of speakers from conservative to radical liberal was electrified when PLP’s Bill MacAdoo bitterly denounced the white liberal mentality, then he openly called for the U.S. Army to mutiny: “Turn your guns on the Generals,” he said to the shocked audience."[1]

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