Out of the Blues: Reflections on the 1960s Folk Revival

From the May/June 2020 issue of Acoustic Guitar | By Adam Perlmutter In the late 1950s and early ’60s, prewar acoustic blues guitarists such as Mississippi John Hurt, Skip James, and Reverend Gary Davis earned late-in-life fame as new audiences eagerly devoured their music through performances at events like the Newport Folk Festival and LP reissues and compilations on labels … Continue reading Out of the Blues: Reflections on the 1960s Folk Revival