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The Folk Poets: Hardin, Buckley, Ian & Collins

Jacoba Atlas, KRLA Beat, 23 March 1968

MUSIC HAS become a very personal thing. With the advance of the writer-singer, songs have become an expression of internal feelings mirrored for everyone. These young writers are not talking in generalities, although the songs may affect several thousand people. They are writing about their own feelings, their own times, their own life styles. And people are responding.

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