Folk Roots

Thanks – Elektra,Vanguard and Rounder Records!

So the other day while I was looking over the catalog of Fred Neil albums on Rhapsody there was a compilation album that caught my eye,  Forever Changing: The Golden Age of Elektra Records 1963-73. In today’s age of small and independent labels it’s easy to forget what Elektra and Vanguard Records and since 1970 Rounder Records have meant to folk music. When I look through the 100 and some tracks on the album I see many of the roots of my musical listening. Here’s a list of the artists that appear on the album that are also in my music collection:

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