Frank Hamilton (Musician)

Frank Hamilton (Musician)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frank Hamilton (Born August 3, 1934) is an American folk musician and co-founder of the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, Illinois. As a performer, he has recorded for Folkways Records and, as a member of the folk group The Weavers, for Vanguard Records, as well as for Philips and several other labels and appeared at the first Newport Folk Festival in 1959. He was the house musician for The Gate of Horn in Chicago, the nation's first folk music nightclub. He was also a member of The Weavers in the early 1960s. As a young man, Hamilton met and played with Woody Guthrie at Will Geer's artist colony in Topanga, California in the mid 1950s. In 1956 Frank Hamilton met Win Stracke at the Gate of Horn. Using teaching methods he observed with Bess Lomax in Topanga Canyon, together, Win and Frank founded the Old Town School Of Folk Music in Chicago.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136653559
  • 9786136653556