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Bob Gibson has been credited by many as being one of the greatest musical influences during the folk revival of the 1950's and 1960's. Gibson co-wrote such folk classics as "Abilene," "Well, Well, Well," and "You Can Tell The World." His songs were recorded by many prominent folk artists, including Peter, Paul & Mary, the Kingston Trio, Glenn Yarbrough, and Joan Baez. Although Gibson's influence has been felt throughout the folk music community, he never realized the fame that his achievements deserved.

Bob Gibson was there at the forefront of the folk movement and he was, and is a modern day troubadour.
-- Emmylou Harris

Currently available from Folk Era Records:
Stops Along the Way - BGI1426D - Order Now!

On his 60th birthday, Bob Gibson gathered a group of friends into a recording studio where, accompanied by Michael Smith on electric bass, he performed this autobiographical concert.
Michael Row the Boat Ashore * Tomorrow * Abilene * I Can't Hide the Way * How Could You Do This to Me * Sing Us Some of the Old Songs * Great Lakes Song * The Mermaid of Ontario * Row, Row, Row * No More Cane on the Brazos * Start the Parade * Get Away * Let the Band Play Dixie * Dyin' For Love * I Hear America Singing * Living Legend * Stops Along the Way
Gibson & Camp Revisited - BGI1413D - Order Now!

Well, Well, Well * Tell The World * Skillet Good And Greasy * Old Blue * St. Claire's Defeat * I'm Gonna Tell God * Two In The Middle * Civil War Trilogy (First Battalion, Yes, I See Two Brothers) * Daddy Roll 'Em * The Thinking Man * Wayfaring Stranger * Chicago Cops * Betty & Dupree * For Loving Me
I Come For To Sing (book) - BGI9082B - Discontinued
Written by Bob Gibson with Carole Bender

From the back cover:

[Bob Gibson] is credited as being an influence on most of the performers that came out of the folk revival era, and that impact is still felt in most of today's popular music. He should have been folk music's biggest star, yet his name and story are sadly unknown by most. Out of personal frustration at the lack of information about him, I approached Bob Gibson in the last year of his life with an offer to help him tell his story.

~Carole Bender, co-author

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