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Published by Da Capo Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Van Ronk, Dave,
  • Folk singers -- United States -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementDave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsWald, Elijah.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML420.V246 A3 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3299508M
ISBN 100306814072
LC Control Number2004027556

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