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2013-10-22T15:40:17Z
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Dave Van Ronk - "St. James Infirmary (Gambler's Blues)" from "Down in Washington Square"
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For more information, and to purchase "Down in Washington Square: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection", visit: https://folkways.si.edu/dave-van-ronk/st-james-infirmary/american-folk/music/track/smithsonian. Dave Van Ronk sings "St. James Infirmary (Gambler's Blues)". Recorded at the Barns at Wolf Trap in Vienna, Virginia as part of a 1997 concert honoring Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music. This recording is included in the upcoming album "Down in Washington Square: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection." Called "The Mayor of MacDougal Street," Dave Van Ronk (1936-2002) was a leading figure in the Greenwich Village music scene for more than four decades. His autobiography inspired the upcoming Coen Brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis, which features a performance of "Fare Thee Well (Dink's Song)" in both the film and the soundtrack. Videography by John Paulson, Abby Sternberg Directed by Charles Weber Edited by Alexander Jusdanis The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright/). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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