Ten elegies for the sixties -- for ernest hemingway -- hemingway / archibald macleish -- for marilyn monroe -- from ghost tantras, #39 / michael mcclure -- for john f kennedy -- kennedy blues / eric von schmidt -- for sylvia plath -- from the dream songs, #172 / john berryman -- for malcolm x -- the sun came / etheridge knight -- for. For his second solo album, cambridge-based folk-blues singer eric von schmidt wrote all 11 songs himself, an unusual move in the traditional folk scene of the day performed by von schmidt on acoustic guitar and vocals with occasional second guitar and harmony vocals by geoff muldaur and harmonica by mel lyman, the songs benefit from their stripped-down pre. The cast is small -- just three: eric von schmidt, geoff muldaur, and mel lyman -- the production, kiddies, is a spectacular from the title of the album one would get the impression that evs is the star of the album. Folk blues of eric von schmidt on pres is such to inspire song, and whose song a ized analysis from the hanson research.
Released on dick farina and eric von schmidt: dick farina and eric von schmidt, folklore f-leut-7 , 1964 and cd, solano records 1772, july 2007 mono studio recording, 19 minutes. As a result of the financial success of high-profile commercial folk artists, record companies began to produce and distribute records by a new generation of folk revival and singer-songwriters—phil ochs, tom paxton, eric von schmidt, buffy sainte-marie, dave van ronk, judy collins, tom rush, fred neil, gordon lightfoot, billy ed wheeler. Eric von schmidt, 75, performer and composer of folk music, passed away on february 2 in fairfield, connecticut an energetic, bearded figure best known as a blues performer, he was instantly attracted as a child to the blues on hearing lead belly on the radio.
The free speech movement and beyond -- |t battle of berkeley talking blues / |r dave mandel -- |t put my name down / |r lee felsenstein -- |t hey mr newsman / |r richard kampf -- |t there's a man taking names / |r dan paik -- |t i walked out in berkeley / |r richard schmorleitz and dan paik -- |t from the free speech movement -- |t. This paper analyzes the song 'kennedy blues which was composed by eric von schmidt he sang the song in commemoration and remembrance of the assassination of the president of the united states of america, john f kennedy who was born in 1917 and passed away in 1963 at the hands of an assassin. Extracts from baby let me follow you down, eric von schmidt & jim rooney, university of massachusetts press, amherst 1979 2nd edition, 1994 [p 174] whatever unpleasantries were exchanged in the kitchen pantry that night were of little or no concern to fritz [richmond. Listen to eric sings von schmidtby eric von schmidt on slacker radio, where you can also create personalized internet radio stations based on your favorite albums, artists and songs. Eric von schmidt, who also befriended and inspired bob dylan and joan baez early in their careers, is the writer of such songs as my love come rolling down, light rain, and the frequently recorded joshua gone barbados.
I got this from bascom lamar lunsford, as did we all lunsford was a complicated and interesting man, a lawyer from north carolina who was born in 1882 and grew up playing local fiddle and banjo songs. For me, doc watson will always be his first album i like a lot of his other work, liked seeing him live, loved interviewing him the one time i got to do it, and peter keane and i used his version of blue railroad train as the theme song to our live radio show. Bringing it all back home is the fifth studio album by american (sings berlin theatre songs by kurt weill) and eric von schmidt (the folk blues of eric von schmidt. Artist information sort name: von schmidt, eric type: person gender: male born: 1931-05-28 born in: bridgeport, connecticut, united states died: 2007-02-02 (aged 75) died in: fairfield, connecticut, united states. George robert acworth conquest, cmg, obe, fba, faaas, frsl, an analysis of the song kennedy blues by eric von schmidt fbis (15 july 1917 - 3 august a literary analysis of a life in our times by denis healey 2015) was an english-american a literary analysis of a life in our times by denis healey historian and poet.
Scattered albums: lps by the impressions (keep on pushing), robert johnson (king of the delta blues singers), ravi shankar (india's master musician), lotte lenya (sings berlin theatre songs by kurt weill) and eric von shmidt (the folk blues of eric von schmidt. In fact, von schmidt had adapted the song from blind boy fuller and credited reverend gary davis as author of three-quarters of the song in 1979, he co-wrote a book of the same name about the cambridge scene. Eric sings von schmidt by eric von schmidt buy this album. Fariña himself recorded a version of the song with eric von schmidt in 1963  on april 30, 1966, two days after the publication of his book, fariña attended a book-signing ceremony at a carmel valley village bookstore, the thunderbird (to be followed the next day by another at the discovery bookshop in san francisco . He was a friend of mine (just a hand to hold) lyrics: mark spoelstra music: mark spoelstra this was played by the grateful dead in their early days, from 1966 to 1970 it is normally in setlists as he was a friend of mine but it is in fact a portion of a mark spoelstra song just a hand to hold.
Von schmidt accompanies himself on guitar as he sings a selection of english and american folk songs, with a little bit of blues and gospel thrown in for good measure von schmidt who was a mainstay in the folk movement of the 1960s, and who performed with joan baez, richard and mimi farina, bob dylan, and rolf cahn, among others, died in. Shiver me timbers was released in 2002 on muldaur's own label, with cover artwork by eric von schmidt guitarist geoff muldaur, one of many artists to emerge from the folk, blues, and folk-rock scenes centered in cambridge and woodstock, was already a well-known blues performer at the time he met up with old-time folk enthusiast jim kweskin. Thissmallplanet is a blog about life and culture new music today is the indie rock music division, featuring links to new music downloads, selected music articles from our favorite sites, and original writing, photos, and videos about music by mikedx1 (michael donnelly. Dylan recorded von schmidt's version of baby let me follow you down and announced, i first heard this from ric von schmidt i met him one day in the green pastures of harvard university follow you down was one of eric's reworkings of a traditional song.
Tom's music includes healthy doses of both folk and blues influences he also was the first major artist to record the songs of a then-unknown joni mitchell, and also recorded a number of songs from such emerging singer/songwriters of the time as jackson browne, eric von schmidt, james taylor and eric kaz.