Stephen Petrus and Ronald D. Cohen: FOLK CITY: NEW YORK and THE AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC REVIVAL

                  Stephen Petrus and Ronald D. Cohen FOLK CITY: NEW YORK and THE AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC REVIVAL Oxford University Press global.oup.com   Straightforward and engaging, breezily fresh and poignant, rich in reminiscences and primary as well as secondary sources, Folk City: New … → read more

PETER PAUL and MARY: Discovered

          PETER PAUL and MARY Discovered Rhino www.rhino.com   I suspect that there are lots of things that the average person doesn’t know about Peter, Paul, and Mary. We think of them, if we think of them at all, as earnest and goofy, perhaps due to … → read more

Sandal Maker / Fiddler Allan Block Dies

We just received the sad news that sandal maker / fiddler Allan Block passed away on Wednesday, October 23rd, at 90 years of age. Allan was a seminal figure in the Folk Revival and Greenwich Village folk scene of the 1960s, father to the great blueswoman Rory Block, and a … → read more

Benefit Concert for NYC Folk Music Exhibit

Upcoming Folk Music Exhibit, Folk City

A benefit concert featuring Pete Seeger and other folk singers, musicians and writers will be held at the New York Academy of Medicine on Thursday, June 20th. The concert will benefit an upcoming folk music exhibit, “Folk City,” on display at the Museum of the City of New York in … → read more