In Today’s show we honor Folk, Ragtime, Blues Legend Dave Van Ronk.
Dave was born in Brooklyn New York on June 30 1936 and he died in
New york City on Feb 10 2002 at the age of 65. Known as the
Mayor of McDougal Street Dave was an important figure in the Folk
revival of the early 1960s. With over 40 albums to his credit
Dave worked with and influenced the likes of Tom Paxton, Phil Ochs,
Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and hundreds of
other artists. Tune in for more!
Songs from the Show: Clouds (Both sides now),
Did you hear John Hurt, Green Green Rocky Road, Sunday
Dave Van Ronk 80th Birthday Celebration: July
1st, 7:00PM, The Commons, Brooklyn NY, 388 Atlantic Ave.