Tom Paxton

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Birthday
31, 1937
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Folk artist known for The Last Thing on My Mind, The Marvelous Toy, and other standards covered by numerous artists.

Before Fame

He studied drama at the University of Oklahoma, during which time he fell in love with folk music after discovering the repertoire of Woody Guthrie and The Weavers.

Trivia

He was honored with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.

Family Life

He married wife Midge in 1963. They had two daughters together.

Associated With

He recorded albums with Chris Slade.