:: Title :: Train For Auschwitz (I See A Long Train Coming)
:: Genre :: ballad, topical song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
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 6 (00:03:28)
:: 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 - This song was written by Tom Paxton and released on Folkways Broadside. He says that he stopped performing it at concerts because it proved to have too powerful an effect on the audience.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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