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Sandy Paton First Annual Mudcat Living Treasure Award (96* d) RE: First Annual Mudcat Living Treasure Award 28 Jun 07


Caroline and I are deeply honored and proud to be included in such wonderful company. Jean and Art are two of our favorite people and are both artists we have admired for decades. In fact, Jean's very early 10-inch LP (was it on Elektra, Jean?) was one of the recordings that first drew Caroline to this music called "folk." That may well have been in 1953.
    I met Art while he was still working at Rose Records in Chicago, about 1960. I was at Kroch's and Brentano's. He was just a kid, really, and when he asked about learning more about the "folk" of America, I suggested to him that he might hitch-hike around the country, meeting folks and talking/singing with them. He took me seriously and when next I heard him sing (at a festival here in Connecticut) he was an accomplished spokesperson for the American people and their music. That was when I invited him to record for Folk-Legacy, which he did.
    I cherish both of these long-lasting friendships, and always will.
    I do wish I had more free time to visit the 'Cat forum, but I do drop in when I can.
    Sandy


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