The Mayor of Macdougal Street

The Mayor of Macdougal Street

[a Memoir]

DAISY - 2012
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Dave Van Ronk was one of the founding figures of the 1960s folk revival, but he was far more than that. A pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter and arranger, a powerful singer, and one of the most influential guitarists of the '60s, he was also a marvelous storyteller, a peerless musical historian, and one of the most quotable figures on the Village scene. The Mayor of MacDougal Street is a firsthand account by a major player in the social and musical history of the '50s and '60s. It features encounters with young stars-to-be like Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton, Phil Ochs, and Joni Mitchell, as well as older luminaries like the Reverend Gary Davis, Mississippi John Hurt, and Odetta.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2012.
ISBN: 9781455135417
Branch Call Number: TBMP3 782. 42092 VAN V
Characteristics: 1 sound disc (10.5 hrs.)
Additional Contributors: Wald, Elijah
Runnette, Sean

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