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October: Folk and Country Songs

October: Folk and Country Songs



It's Folk Hootenanny! and a night at the Grand Ole Opry! 

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, folk music legends like Pete Seeger led local get-togethers known as hootenannies while clubs, such as Gerde's Folk City, dominated the Greenwich Village scene.  Meanwhile, at the "true home of country music" (the Grand Ole Opry), country comedians such as Minnie Pearl joined with Johnny Cash, Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Patsy Cline, and Roger Miller to define the country sound

Blowin’ in the Wind, If I Had a Hammer, Act Naturally, Greenback Dollar, Michael Row the Boat Ashore, King of the Road, Turn Turn Turn, Ring of Fire, Tom Dooley

Mark entertains and informs with storytelling, humor, and audience participation. Your group will love the interaction, memories, and great music. 

Click HERE to watch a quick video from the Folk and Country Songs performance.

A former history teacher at Oak Ridge High School and an elementary reading specialist, Mark performs at venues throughout Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, and Amador counties. Email Mark at mark@penningtonpublishing.com with your contact information to schedule a memorable performance during October.  


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