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The job of the artist is to omit that which is tedious and irrelevant, and to suppress that which is tedious and necessary.
Robert Louis Stevenson
john baker, October 14th, 2010. 2 comments. Filed under art, humour, music, politics.
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Good to see and hear. What an unlikely but delightful pairing. Sad that he’s gone. Only Pete Seeger and Rambling Jack left now that Utah Phillips has joined Woody Guthrie and ‘Cisco and Sonny and Leadbelly too’.
Glad you liked it, Dick. For some reason I thought Jack Elliott was dead, so good to hear he’s still up and kicking. Great teller of tales. There’s a few early photographs of him here: http://www.cookephoto.com/ramblinjack.html
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