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Tom Glazer

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Most performers don't admit this, because it sounds negative and performers are not supposed to be negative, but when I was on the road, I was lonely.

— Tom Glazer

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I ended up performing on a full time basis and I never got to Julliard at all.

— Tom Glazer

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I have a great interest in a number of things, perhaps too many. I admire people who seem to concentrate on only one fixed discipline to the exclusion of almost everything else.

— Tom Glazer

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I met my wife in Washington, D.C. I was a senior in college. WW II was about to descend upon us. Jobs were starting to open up after a prolonged depression.

— Tom Glazer

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I obtained a job at the Library of Congress. I loved books, so I felt at home. I was going to end up, I thought, majoring in English and teach at the college level.

— Tom Glazer

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I started my career at the top and have been working my way downwards ever since.

— Tom Glazer

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I taught myself to drive. I hope that the child in me never dies.

— Tom Glazer

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I wrote the Brotherhood song for no money out of my deep feelings about humanity, and because I was flattered that whatever talents I had, had been recognized.

— Tom Glazer

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I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps. I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician, though I'm glad I am not any of these.

— Tom Glazer

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My Dad died during the flu epidemic in 1918 when I was 4 years old. He left a lot of classical recordings behind that I began listening to at an early age, so he must have been a music lover.

— Tom Glazer

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About Tom Glazer

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"He wasn't fancy" Seeger reported after his death "He was just straightforward. He made a successful professional début at the New York City Town Hall in January 1943 during a blizzard and in 1945 had a radio show Tom Glazer's Ballad Box. Glazer recorded a number of children's records in the late 1940s and early 1950s with Young People's Records Inc.

Thomas Zachariah "Tom" Glazer (September 2 1914 – February 21 2003) was an American folk singer and songwriter known primarily as a composer of ballads including: "Because All Men Are Brothers" recorded by The Weavers and Peter Paul and Mary "Talking Inflation Blues" recorded by Bob Dylan and "A Dollar Ain't A Dollar Anymore".

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