The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #119163 Message #2582132
Posted By: Bill D
05-Mar-09 - 05:41 PM
Thread Name: What Brought You to Trad?
Subject: RE: What Brought You to Trad?
In the 50s there was, occasionally, Burl Ives on Jack Paar's morning TV show..then when the 60s started, there was one guy in Wichita, Kansas who had a subscription to Sing Out and already knew Child Ballads. Someone invited Pete Seeger to play a local concert, then the Beers Family...and I was hooked. We started having 'hoots' and there was a local folk group started....so when stuff like the Kingston Trio and other pop-folk groups appeared, I wasn't interested.