The flood of Record Store Day titles is about to begin. Tompkins Square has announced a reissue of a Dillard Chandler record released by Smithsonian Folkways in 1975. Tompkins Square excels at this sort of thing, so this record surely will please fans old-timey music.
Dillard Chandler – “The End Of An Old Song” – TSQ 2998 – Vinyl reissue of the 1975 Smithsonian Folkways LP. These a cappella performances from the North Carolina folksinger were recorded by musicologist John Cohen. One of the rarest records in the Folkways catalog, this LP reissue is presented with original artwork and booklet insert, housed in a deluxe Stoughton “tip-on” jacket, as a limited edition of 1000.