Tom Paxton

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    10 Must-Have Record Store Day Releases

    Part of the reason Record Store Day has grown in popularity over the years is the wide array of exclusive releases bands put out specifically for the event. Whether it's limited 7-inches, vinyl reissues, or deluxe box sets that you set your sights on, the sheer amount of cool, unique albums that are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    Dave Van Ronk's Ex-Wife Takes Us Inside Inside Llewyn Davis

    [Spoiler alert: This feature contains many details about the film Inside Llewyn Davis.] I was married to and managed Dave Van Ronk, the folksinger whose memoir spurred the Coen brothers' new movie, Inside Llewyn Davis. David and I were together from fall 1957 to fall 1968 and had been married for s ... More >>

  • Film

    December 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Clip Job: Newfield Surveys the Folk-Music Revolution!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJanuary 14, 1965, Vol. X, No. 13Blowin' in the Wind: A Folk-Music RevoltBy Jack NewfieldOn the frontier of every art form guerilla bands of prophets and crackpots are nourishing the orthodoxies and fashions of tomorrow.A decade ago the frontie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    Pete Seeger Banned by ABC

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 18, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 26 Footnotes to 'Hootenanny' By Nat Hentoff Singers Tom Paxton and Barbara Dane and the Greenbriar Boys (a bluegrass unit) have turned down appearances on ABC's "Hootenanny" series for the same reason that Joa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2007

    Provincializm: Pearlene, Dirty South As Gravitron

    Talismans for protection Provincializm: Dirty South As Gravitron by William Bowers Forces conspired, nudging me to canvas Georgia and the Carolinas this week—the final straw was either Miss Teen South Carolina's circumspect seminar, or yammering about Flannery O’Connor to literature students ... More >>

  • Music

    November 1, 2005

    Bobby and Dave

    Parallel folkies grapple with the times in a mythic Greenwich Village wonderland

  • NYC Life

    May 29, 2001

    Rock: Festivals

    American Bandshell