:: Title :: Interview with Tom Paxton about his childhood and his performance of Wildwood Flower
:: 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 4 (00:00:34)
:: 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 is from Bristol, Oklahoma. He was born in Chicago, and moved to Oklahoma when he was ten. The first song he learned to sing was "Wildwood Flower."
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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