Gavin Friday appears on the Hal Willner curated Harry Smith Project: Anthology American of Revisited 2-CD/2-DVD boxed set and the Harry Smith Project Live DVD, available separately. Both releases, in stores now, feature highlights from a series of Harry Smith tribute concerts staged in London, New York and Los Angeles by Hal Willner in 1999…

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Fatal Flower Garden It rained, it poured, it rained so hard, It rained so hard all day, That all the boys in our school Came out to talk and play. They tossed their ball again so high, Then again so low, They tossed it into a flower garden And no one was allowed to go.…

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Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer’s When That Great Ship Went Down, and Fatal Flower Garden performed live at Hal Willner‘s Harry Smith Tribute nights in London, New York and Los Angeles between 1999 and 2001 are featured on a four-disc box set titled The Harry Smith Project: Anthology of American Folk Music Revisited, due October…

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from LA Times, Saturday, April 28, 2001 POP BEAT Different Strokes for Lovers of Folk (Music) More than three dozen artists perform two eclectic, inspiring marathon shows celebrating the legacy of archivist Harry Smith. By ROBERT HILBURN, Times Pop Music Critic It’s hard to stage a winning concert when you start out with two strikes–even…

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