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Tom Paxton

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Folk albums of 1962: Fad To Staple — Disks Reflect 'Arrival' of Folk Music As Part of Country's Popular Arts

Review by Robert Shelton, The New York Times, 28 April 1963

A LONGER perspective may revise the view, but it appears from a distance of a few months that 1962 was the year when the folk-music ...

Tom Paxton, The Watersons: Cecil Sharp House, London

Live Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 15 January 1966

THERE WAS one solitary "boo" — when he sang an anti-LBJ song about Vietnam — but apart from that Tom Paxton was greeted with tumultuous ...

Beaulieu Folk Festival, Beaulieu, Hampshire

Live Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 13 August 1966

Beaulieu — a real triumph thanks to the downpour ...

Paxton: Singing First

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 12 November 1966

AS HANK Locklin's recording of 'The Last Thing On My Mind' climbs into the charts, the man who wrote it, folksinger-writer Tom Paxton, is back ...

Tom Paxton, Judy Collins, The Incredible String Band: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 12 November 1966

A TRIUMPH — there is no other word for the reception Judy Collins and Tom Paxton received at the Royal Albert Hall on Friday. The ...

Tom Paxton: A Portrait of Paxton

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 7 October 1967

THERE ARE just seven clear free days in the crowded schedule of Tom Paxton, who arrived in Britain this week for a three-week stay which ...

No strings attached...

Comment by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 6 January 1968

DEAR JUDY, Julie, Phil, Tom and Al: Girls! Fellows! What's got into you? It's getting so a folksinger isn't a folksinger any more. ...

Tom Paxton, Chicago, Elyse Weinberg: Schaefer Music Festival, Central Park, New York NY

Live Review by Danny Goldberg, Billboard, 23 August 1969

A Double Triumph For Elyse Weinberg ...

Bob Dylan, The Band: Isle of Wight Festival

Live Review by Miles, International Times, 12 September 1969

VISITORS to the 2nd Isle of Wight Music Festival at Godshill near Ryde more than doubled the population of the Island, outnumbered the 130 local ...

Tom Paxton Talks

Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, July 1970

THERE can be few artists who have made such a lasting impact on the contemporary music scene as Tom Paxton. Inspired originally by such hard ...

Tom Paxton

Interview by Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, 5 April 1975

"WHAT DO YOU think of the new album then?" ...

Tom Paxton: Something In My Life (Mam)

Review by Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, 12 April 1975

THIS IS PROBABLY the most undistinguished album Paxton has ever made. Maybe it's no coincidence, but his first album on the same label as Gilbert ...

Elektra Label: Various Reissues

Review by Ian MacDonald, Uncut, December 2001

Twenty-album reissue programme commemorates a great Sixties label ...


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