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Joe Hickerson
Background information
Genres Folk and Roots Music
Occupations Librarian
Years active 1957 to present
Labels Folkways Records, Folk-Legacy Records
Associated acts The Folksmiths

Joe Hickerson (born 1935) is a noted folk singer and songleader. For 35 years (1963-1998) he was Librarian and Director of the Archive of Folk Song at the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress. Joe is best known for bringing together the original Russian text and his own verses to create the basis for "Where Have All The Flowers Gone" in collaboration with Pete Seeger[1], and for participating in the first LP recording of "Kumbayah". He is currently active as a clinician, lecturer, researcher, and performer, especially in New York State, Michigan, and the Chicago area.



  • We've Got Some Singing To Do (1958) The Folksmiths, featuring Joe Hickerson Folkways Records F-2407


The Wobblies 1979 (song performer)


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