Llewyen Davis

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3:10 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Listen to Dave Van Ronk – The Inspiration for “Llewyn Davis” – On Mountain Stage

Dave Van Ronk, backstage at Mountain Stage, 1995

Larry Groce remembers Dave Van Ronk, who appeared on Mountain Stage in 1995:

“In the early sixties, pretty much every serious aspiring folkie with a thumb pick and four chords knew of Dave Van Ronk, even if they’d never heard him. As the age of singer-songwriters took shape with Bleeker and McDougal its mythical epicenter, Van Ronk was the burly, growly bohemian who always seemed to be in the mix - even if you were hearing about him third hand far from NYC.

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