Royal Albert Hall, London May 1966 concert program
Original vintage concert program produced for “The New Songs” event staged at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday, 8th May, 1966, presented by Folk Direction Ltd in association with Ivory Action. Performing artists included Buffy Sainte-Marie, Spider John Koerner, Alasdair Clayre, Leon Rosselson, and Matt McGinn. Born on August 31, 1938 in Rochester, “Spider” John Koerner has been an influential practitioner of traditional folk music and country blues since the days of the late-’50s/early-’60s folk revival. Both in his group, Koerner, Ray & Glover, and on his own, he has helped popularize early folk and blues music through his performances and recordings, directly affecting the careers of Bob Dylan and Bonnie Raitt, and influencing many others.
In original orange and black typographical matte-coated wrappers, staple bound, 20.0 x 26.2 cm, 12 pp. Program notes by Roy Guest. Wrappers show signs of overall handling wear, else in very good complete condition, tightly bound and clean. Additional images of the program available on request.