I began trading folksongs with my friend, Bob Nelson, nearly 60 years ago. Here's a very excellent interview with Kate Reardon, City Public Information Director for the City of Everett, Washington, as she welcomes Bob Nelson to the studio to talk about his life of music. Bob, also a musical archivist, tells the stories of our westward migration, its music and how it evolved as our pioneer ancestors traveled from the east coast to the Puget Sound country.
Besides his concerts and other public appearances, Bob has invested his passion for folkmusic via the
Pacific Northwest Folklore Society
Bob Nelson's Archive at the U.W.