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Excerpted from Jim Rooney’s book In It for the Long Run. Occasionally we would make a weekend trip to New York to hang out with all the pickers down there. On arrival we would inevitably head for Izzy Young’s Folklore Center … Continue reading

In 2009 Jim Rooney received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Americana Music Association. In his new book In It for the Long Run Rooney recounts a lifetime’s worth of musical adventures. In support of his memoir, the singer and songwriter … Continue reading