Tonight’s a two-fer because I fear that both of these artists are fading or have faded from the collective consciousness of folk music. Show of hands, who knows about Judy Henske? The video isn’t the greatest quality but it does capture the power coiled up in this slender, demure-looking woman.
But I couldn’t resist including an early Richie Havens take on the same classic folk song. Because, hell, Richie Havens.