This mix accompanies Chapter 4 of All Hopped Up and Ready To Go: Music from the Streets of New York 1927-77. “The Village to the Left of New York” details the birth of an urban folk scene in the 1940s thanks to Woody Guthrie, Josh White and others, the influence of the Almanac Singers and the labels Keynote and Asch. It focuses on how Greenwich Village came to stand so distinct from the rest of the island. Read accompanying notes here:

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