"Spooky. If I'd known he was watching us all so carefully,
I'd have behaved much better."
- Tom Paxton, folksinger/songwriter.
Greenwich Village, 1963. The heart of the folk music revival. Joe Talley runs The Riding Beggar, an up-and-coming coffeehouse. When his favorite singer-songwriter is killed on his stage, Joe goes in search of a demo tape, the only existing copy of the victim's songs. But a murderer may be looking for it too...
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"In the pre-Beatles sixties folk music was, briefly, king. Lopresti paints a loving portrait of those heady days."
-- SJ Rozan, author of Absent Friends