60 Years In, Old Town School Returns to its Oak Park Roots

60 Years In, Old Town School Returns to its Oak Park Roots

For the last 60 years, the Old Town School of Folk Music has become as much a Chicago institution as Wrigley Field and Second City. But it is a little-known fact that the school, which has taught thousands of students the fine art of guitar, banjo, mandolin and a myriad of other instruments, found its beginnings in a living room in Oak Park.

Travels with Frank

Travels with Frank

Recently I have been expanding the Wikipedia entry for Frank, and he agreed to answer some of my questions by email. I thought others might be interested in his responses, and also in what I learned from his wife’s obituary: Some things about my childhood . . . I am...
Frank Hamilton Interviewed on ‘Good Gracious’ Show

Frank Hamilton Interviewed on ‘Good Gracious’ Show

Check out this great podcast interview with Frank Hamilton conducted by Boyd Baker for his Good Gracious podcast! “GG29: Hannah Chung of Simply Seoul, Adron, and Frank Hamilton” (source page) Note: The interview with Frank begins around the 32:28 mark....