Tag Archives: Tom Paxton

A Children’s Song

In the summer of 1970, I bought my first guitar – a chocolate-brown Harmony steel-string acoustic – and a songbook: Ramblin’ Boy and other songs by Tom Paxton.   The only song in that slender 1964 Oak Publications publication that … Continue reading

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Songbooks & Sheet Music

Maybe I’d borrowed a songbook too, but I do remember this much about the day in May, 1970, that I sat down and started teaching myself how to play the guitar. Making music was nothing new. I’d been playing the … Continue reading

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