A great history of the classic 1960s Boston folk scene by two of those who made it classic. --staff pick, New England FolkWaves
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
About the Author
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.