DAVE VAN RONK - Live... Bryn Mawr 1978 (CD)

Category: ECHOES CDs

• Brilliant live performance live at the Main Point
• Includes the entire WIOQ 102.1-FM broadcast
• Digitally remastered for greatly enhanced sound quality
• Background liners

Dave Van Ronk, live at the Main Point, Bryn Mawr on February 17th 1978

A man once described as 'a tall, garrulous, hairy man of three-fifths Irish descent... he resembled an unmade bed strewn with books, record jackets, pipes, empty whiskey bottles, lines from obscure poets, finger picks and broken guitar strings'.

Also known as the 'Mayor of Greenwich Village', but always known as one of America's leading legends whose life reaches far beyond the 'garrulous' and 'hairy' frame that housed the talent. Philadelphia had always offered the warmth of a familiar sanctuary for folk artists ever since Mrs. Campbell opened its doors amidst a 1964 blizzard. Dave Van Ronk in particular, was no stranger to its walls that had kept so many players shielded from a temperamental climate.

Van Ronk's habitual return in 1978 presents another intimate chapter between listener and song, an exchange between you and the author. He can't be with us right now, but his music can.

Professionally re-mastered original WIOQ 102.1 FM broadcast with expansive liners, interviews and rare archival images.


1. DJ Intro
2. Keep It Clean
3. Pastures Of Plenty
4. Head Inspector
5. I Think It's Going To Rain Today
6. As You Make Your Bed
7. Moonshiner
8. 2-19 Blues
9. Sunday Street
10. Song Of The Wandering Angus
11. Mack The Knife
12. Sportin' Life Blues
13. DJ Outro


Title Live... Bryn Mawr 1978
Catalogue No ECHOCD2078
Format CD
Barcode 5291012207814