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Apr 28 2016
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Tom Paxton is a folk singer and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. At 74 years of age, Paxton has been a performer for more than 50 years. During this time, he has worked as a songwriter, a recording artist, as well as a live performer. It is for this vast experience and competence that he received the Grammy for the prestigious “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2009. The man is a living legend; his fans should most certainly get their hands on some Tom Paxton tickets to get a chance to see him perform on some of his upcoming shows.
During the span of his career, Tom Paxton has released a wide range of singles that have displayed every aspect of his songwriting. He has garnered an appeal for his music throughout the ages, and has painted his work with modern standards as well. His songs with the likes of “The Last Thing on My Mind” and “Whose Garden Was This” have stayed true to the folk sound. While the songs “Bottle of Wine”, “Ramblin’ Boy” and “The Marvelous Toy”, have given folk music a modern twist, making it appealing to the younger audiences as well. The younger crowd who attend his shows can best be assured that they will be treated to music that is pure and melodious, free from auto tune or heavy beats that dominate much of the music today.
Tom Paxton’ssongs have been covered by many artists over the years. All of them have claimed to have been inspired by his music, and the kind of sound that he has introduced to the music industry. Artists such as Pete Seegar, Judy Collins, John Denver and Dolly Parton have covered and recorded his songs. The list of his admirers is endless; The Weavers, Willie Nelson, Paul and Mary, The Kingston Trio, The Fireballs, The Chad Mitchell Trio and Flatt and Scruggs have also claimed to have been inspired by him, and have performed his songs at various events. And these names do not stop here. Having performed and sold concert ticketsall around the world, Tom Paxtonhas gathered international fans as well. He has performed shows in Australia and New Zealand, Scandinavia and France, Hong Kong, and Japan, Ireland and Scotland, in Canada and all through the United States and so many more places. And all the way, he has gathered fans, some of whom are performers themselves. Paxton’s songs have been interpreted into many different languages. His relationship with his fans is a phenomenon onto itself.
Tom Paxton’ssongs all have a different story and have been written for many different topics imaginable. He has written serious songs, and political songs. Some of his songs are lighthearted and funny, and some are emotional and heartbreaking. He quite literally has written songs for every occasion. For example, “What Did You Learn at School Today?” is a more political track which is meant to criticize the way children at taught in schools, focusing on how history is distorted and how they are taught lies instead. On the contrary, “Jimmy Newman” is a song of a soldier who is dying on the battlefield. On a similar note is the song “My Son John”, a story about a soldier who returns homes but cannot begin to articulate what he went through to get back. “Beau John” is a song that was written at the time of the civil rights movement, and therefore talks about fighting against injustice. Amongst other war songs is “A Thousand Years”, the story of the Neo-Nazi revolution, and another song, “Train for Auschwitz” is a Holocaust song.
His criticism of the world around him continues in his song “On the Road to Srebrenica”, which is a tale of the Bosnian Muslims that were massacred in 1995. Tom Paxton also wrote a song about the September 11 attacks, paying tribute to the firefighters who died trying to save others. This track was called “The Bravest”. Paxton also sometimes takes a lighthearted viewpoint on the things that are on the news, presenting them in a comical way. For example, “Florida” was a funny song about the 2000 elections, and “I’m Changing My Name to Chrysler” addresses the federal loan issue of 1979.
Paxton has not stopped his musical venture quite yet. He continues to perform all over the world every year. For this year’s shows, fans can easily get Tom Paxton tickets online. His elaborate discography and his work to make the music industry even better has made him a reputable name for a long time to come.