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To help us all through these times, these cds are $5 (minimum 2 cds/$10

No Commercial Traffic (NCT) / And Then He Woke Up (TWU) / Into The Blue (ITB) / Recognition (R) / A Tale Of Two Americas (TTA) / After The War (ATW)

---Songs Of Freedom (SOF), Later That Night (LTN), Beginning Again (BA), or archival cds/dvs are $10 each. "Live In Germany" (DVD) is $10
All orders free shipping (USA only, for foreign addresses, add $15 for S&H).

Upcoming Live


Sunday, November 1   7-10 pm
  Greenwich Village Folk Festival
with
Tom Paxton, David Buskin,
Grace Pettis, Walter Parks,
Joe Jencks, Crys Matthews
Freebo, Queler/Farber Family Band,
Alice Howe, Bert Lee
on GVFF website, facebook  or youtube
7/5, 8/2, 9/6, 10/4 and 1993 concerts archived at
www.GreenwichVillageFolkFestival.org

 

Sunday, November 8     9 pm EST

Rod on facebook
live and free

Lectures streamed to your home!
Osher/FAU LLS/Lifelong Learning
Tuesdays  2:30 pm EST  11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8

Music Americana

1.Leonard Bernstein, Arlo Guthrie
2. Motown Women: Marvelettes,
Supremes, Martha & Gladys
3. Stephen Sondheim, Jackson Brown
4. Andrea Bocelli, Shakira,
Ariana Grande
Click Here To Register Now or call (561) 799-8547

Sunday, November 8     9 pm EST

Rod on facebook
live and free

Streamed to your home!
Osher/FAU LLS/Lifelong Learning
Wednesday December 2    7 pm

The Songs Of
Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder

with
Rod & The Humdingers
Recorded live at on Jupiter LLS stage

Click Here To Register (Members) or call (561) 799-8547

Rod is currently offering lectures and performances  for private groups via Zoom for information contact rodmacd@aol.com

Rod MacDonald

A veteran of the Greenwich Village folk scene, Rod MacDonald’s happily ensconced in Delray and still manages to eke out a pretty good living with frequent touring and an ongoing series of master classes at FAU where he lectures on popular music.

Prior to relocating to these realms in 1995, MacDonald was a constant presence at many of New York’s most prestigious folk clubs, including Gerdes Folk City and the Bottom Line, and his level activity both here and abroad hasn’t faltered since.

Despite frequent overseas tours, he manages to make regular Florida appearances, not only under his own auspices, but also as part of his Dylan tribute band Big Brass Bed and in a traditional group setting with singer Tracy Sands. Their songs are devoted to social and political commentary; his “American Jerusalem” was hailed for its commentary about the contrast between the rich and the poor. It’s little wonder his material has been covered by the likes of Dave Van Ronk, Shawn Colvin, Jonathan Edwards, and the ubiquitous Four Bitchin’ Babes.

He can also claim ten solo albums and shared stages with Emmylou Harris, Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow, Richie Havens, Ani DiFranco, Odetta, Suzanne Vega, and the Violent Femmes. Whew! If you’ve never caught him in concert, keep a lookout. It’s only a matter of time before you find him playing in a pub near you.

By Lee Zimmerman, New Times

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