Dave Van Ronk – Hear Me Howl: Live 1964
Dave Van Ronk was one of the most important figures to emerge from the folk scene NYC’s Greenwich Village music scene.
Dave Van Ronk was one of the most important figures to emerge from the 1960s American music folk revival in the NYC Greenwich Village music scene. He befriended Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Joni Mitchell and countless others.
Van Ronk was known for his heartfelt folk-blues songwriting as well as a charismatic but cultured and gentle temperament – as well as avidly supporting causes such as the contemporary gay rights movement. His legendary life was the basis for the main character in the Coen brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis.
This show was recorded at Indiana University in Bloomington on October 20, 1964, during a concert sponsored by the I.U. Folksong Club, and includes a setlist of intimate and eclectic song choices. This single LP compiles the best of the 11 tracks from the 2015 double CD.