:: Title :: Interview with Tom Paxton about Train For Auschwitz (I See A Long Train Coming)
:: 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 7 (00:00:47)
:: 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 explains the reasons he wrote the "Train For Auschwitz," during the period of the Eichmann trial. He was impressed that there were unrepentant Nazis still living in Argentina and Germany itself at the time.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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