:: Title :: Interview with Tom Paxton about Good Old Colony Days and Dick Giddons
:: Genre :: spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Paxton, Tom [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Manhattan, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Anglo-American, U.S. Pop
:: Session :: Tom Paxton 1961
:: Date :: 1961-1962
:: Reference Information :: T1026.0, Track 2 (00:02:07)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This is an informal recording session. Alan Lomax asks Tom Paxton to sing some of his favorite ballads. Tom talks about his early life and why he has written songs. Alan joins in and contributes a song to the recording. Peter Seeger is present and helping with the recording machine.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Tom Paxton says he learned the last verse [of "Old Colony Days"?] from Dave Van Ronk and Billy Fair. Paxton tells about Dick Giddons, who wrote "Sully's Pail," about a miner and his lunchpail.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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