The Mayor of MacDougal Street [2013 edition]: A Memoir
Hachette Books, 15 oct. 2013 - 272 pages
Dave Van Ronk (1936-2002) 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.
Featuring encounters with young stars-to-be like Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell, The Mayor of MacDougal Street is a vivid evocation of a singular time and place--a feast not only for fans of folk music and blues, but for anyone interested in the music, politics, and spirit of a revolutionary period in American culture.
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - bjkelley - LibraryThing
An interesting look at the folk scene in Greenwich Village. I picked the book to see what someone who was there when Dylan arrived on the scene. While there wasn't a lot on Dylan, what there was ... Consulter l'avis complet
THE MAYOR OF MACDOUGAL STREET: A MemoirAvis d'utilisateur - Kirkus
Charming, evocative autobiography by one of the key figures in the mid-20th-century folk revival.The charisma, humor and storytelling chops that made Dave Van Ronk (1936-2002) a Greenwich Village ... Consulter l'avis complet