Born on a dairy farm, Tom was raised with the long days of hard work in the barns and hayfields of upstate New York. Coach, historian, and educator, Tom provides a voice for all those who believe in the power of folk music to effect change. His award-winning songs of humor and compassion on 11 CDs have been performed in 19 countries on 5 continents. His lyrics are celebrated for their sophistication, political astuteness, and wit.
Politically cutting-edge, incisive, warm, & very funny; Raucous political satire &, quick wit, had everyone laughing & engaged. Cathy Gilbert, Miami Dade Green Party
Creative & compelling; skewers the outrageous behavior of the greedy & powerful in corporations, the media, & government. Ray Korona, Peoples Voice Café Collective, New York City
Does a great job of reminding people of what is really important, and the power of folk music to say it. Michael Stock, WLRN, Miami, FL