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A great history of the classic 1960s Boston folk scene by two of those who made it classic.(New England Folk Waves)
A lavish, comprehensive portrait of a particular place and time that shaped so much of the folk scene community today.... A masterpiece of oral history [that] demands a position on any folkie's must read list.(Folk Alliance Newsletter)
Eric von Schmidt, who died in 2007, was a singer-songwriter, painter, and graphic artist. He recorded seven solo albums and was the author of four children's books.
Author of Bossmen: Bill Monroe and Muddy Waters, Jim Rooney is a music producer who has worked with Nanci Griffith, John Prine, Iris De Ment, Tom Paxton, Hal Ketchum, and others. In the early 1960s he managed the legendary Club 47 in Cambridge and was a director and talent coordinator of the Newport Folk Festival.
I lost the original and was glad to see this printing available. A fun trip to the time that inspired Llewin Davis.Published 10 months ago by S. Comisiak
This book illuminated the details and nuances in the 60's folk scene, especially in Cambridge. As an aging middle-ager who loved 60's folk music, I love the book as a reference... Read morePublished 15 months ago by shifra