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A radio feature from KAXE (Grand Rapids) about John Berquist, a Scandinavian folklorist, storyteller and musician in Eveleth.
By Ampers
July 19, 2010

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John Berquist Shares the Story of a Song
KAXE (Grand Rapids)

We'll travel back in time and hear the story of a song. John Berquist of Eveleth has been telling stories and performing traditional music of Scandanavian-Americans for almost 40 years, and he tells us about a song that came right out of the grain harvest season long ago in Northwestern MN and North Dakota. As one of the Minnesota's most respected folklorists, John presents concerts and programs that bring to life the heritage and lore of the Upper Midwest.

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