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|Decades:||1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
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Geoffrey Muldaur, 1 January 1945, Pelham, New York, USA. Muldaur began performing at the folk haunts of Cambridge, Massachusetts, while a student at Boston University. He worked as a soloist at the Club 47, as well as becoming a featured member of the Jim Kweskin Jug Band. Muldaurs 1963 debut, Sleepy Man Blues, boasted support from Dave Van Ronk and Eric Von Schmidt, and offered sterling interpretations of material drawn from country-blues singers Bukka White, Sleepy John Estes and Blind Willie Johnson. Despite this recording, the artist remained with Kweskin until the Jug Band splintered at the end of the 60s. He then completed two albums, Pottery Pie (1970) and Sweet Potatoes (1972) with his wife, Maria Muldaur, before joining Paul Butterfields 70s venture, Better Days. Muldaur resumed his solo career upon the break-up of both the band and his marriage. The Joe Boyd -produced Is Having A Wonderful Time showed the artists unflinching eclecticism,...