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Revision as of 14:37, 15 December 2011

The Songmakers Almanac was a fanzine devoted to folk music edited by Bill Wolff.

Published in Santa Monica, California, U.S.A., this was a stencilled periodical with a small circulation. It was generally 18 to 22 pages.

The Songmakerss Almanac was released in the 1960s. Vol. 2, No. 7 appeared in July 1963.

The fanzine contains articles and reports on the folk scene in Santa Monica, the Ash Grove folk concerts, notices about hoots and workshops, brief discussions of topics of interest to songwriters, a report from the Songleaders Workshop, and lyrics and melody lines to folk songs, such as Little Old World by Dave Arkin.

The Songwriters Alamanac also contained notices about appearances by unknown performers as well as well know musicians such as Odetta, Peter Paul and Mary, Pete Seeger, The Freedom Singers, and others.