Thomas Richard "Tom" Paxton (b. 1937) is an American folk singer-songwriter who has had a music career spanning more than fifty years. In 2009, Paxton received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. He is noteworthy as a music educator as well as an advocate for folk singers to combine traditional songs with new compositions. Paxton's songs have been recorded by Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, The Weavers, Judy Collins, Sandy Denny, Joan Baez, Doc Watson, Harry Belafonte, Peter, Paul and Mary, The Seekers, Marianne Faithfull, The Kingston Trio, the Chad Mitchell Trio, John Denver, Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner, Willie Nelson, Flatt & Scruggs, The Move, The Fireballs, and many others. He has performed thousands of concerts around the world. This songbook includes 41 of his songs: 1. The Thresher Disaster, 2. The Great American Dream, 3. Six Men Riding, 4. When Morning Breaks, 5. When Morning Breaks, 6. I Read It in "The Daily News", 7. There Was A Time, 8. A Job of Work to Do, 9. The Willing Conscript, 10. The dogs of Alabama, 11. Strange Rain, 12. The High Sheriff of Hazard, 13. What Did You learn in School Today?, 14. Standing on the Edge of Town, 15. A Rumbling in the Land, 16. Little Brand new Baby, 17. Going to the Zoo, 18. Let's Pretend, 19. My Dog's Bigger Than Your Dog., 20. The Marvelous Toy, 20. Willie Seton, 21. John, John, John, 22. I'm the Man That Built the Bridges, 23. Deep Fork River Blues, 24. I Can't Help but Wonder (Where I'm Bound), 25. Come Along Home, 26. Ramblin' Boy, 27. Rain and Snow, 28. I'm on My Last Old Train, 29. I'm Bound for the Mountain and the Sea, 30. Fare Thee Well, Cisco, 31. Bottle of Wine, 32. I Happen to Like Whiskey, Sir!, 33. The Natural Girl for Me, 34. I'm Going to the Limelight to Die, 35. The N.Y. Mets victory and Commiseration Song, 36. Willie My Weaver-O, 37. The Meanest man in the World, 38. My Lady's A Wild Flying Dove, 39. Ev'ry Time (When We Are Gone), 40. Please Let Me Stay With You, and 41. The Last Thing on My Mind.
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Book Description Oak Publications, 1965. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110825600073
Book Description Book Condition: New. New. Bookseller Inventory # S-0825600073