For The Love of the Music
Producers: Ezzie Films & BlueStar Media
Post Production: Mark Herd, Montara Post
This is a feature length documentary exploring the rich history of Club 47, the iconic Cambridge, Massachusetts folk music mecca from 1958-1968. Narrated by Peter Coyote, it explores the influence the Club had on a unique group of folk musicians, from the evolution of the 60s folk revival to the singer-songwriter era. Featured are interviews with Joan Baez, Taj Mahal, Judy Collins, Tom Rush, Maria Muldaur, Geoff Muldaur, Jim Kweskin, Jackie Washington, Jim Rooney, Peter Rowan and many more.
This clip from the documentary sets the scene for the music of the early 60’s, covers the opening of Club47, and the earliest appearance of it’s most famous performer, Joan Baez.