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Dave Van Ronk sings one fine folk song, inspires a movie, inspires an icon

Dave Van Ronk

Hang Me Oh Hang Me

Prestige

Release Date: September 9th, 1963

Words by: Roland Ellis
February 23rd, 1965

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Dave Van Ronk just missed the boat—check out the Cohen Brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis to get my meaning.

"Hang Me, Oh Hang Me" is one of his best efforts, but it didn't receive the deserved attention in 1964- probably because Van Ronk's pal and protégé (Bob Dylan) was vacuuming up all the airtime afforded to folk music.

Dave Van Ronk sings one fine folk song, inspires a movie, inspires an icon Dylan & Van Ronk in Greenwich Village

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