Film/Music: “Vagabondo!” @ Kleinert James Arts Center, 4/18/10

April 16th, 2010, 12:01 pm by Greg

Vince Martin – one of the great, unsung singer-songwriters of the ’60s folk explosion – is probably best known today for “Tear Down the Walls,” an album that he recorded with fellow singer-songwriter Fred Neil in 1964.

But now – more than 45 years later – Martin is also the subject of the new documentary film, “Vagabondo!”

The film is by Mark Sebastian – yes, the brother of John Sebastian and a singer-songwriter in his own right (Sundazed Music re-released his 1999 album “Bleecker Street” just last year) – and Todd Kwait, who also directed the marvelous documentary film, “Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost,” which chronicles the history of jug band music.

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