"I LOVED your film The Songpoet. I thought it was gorgeously shot and put
together. Deeply soulful. Clear-eyed and beautiful...It was that rare film that
was so personal, I felt it was speaking only to me...It has lingered with me in
all the best ways." ~ Cameron Crowe
director, producer, screenwriter, and actor
ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Broadcast/Media Award in pop music
Eric Andersen was at the vanguard of the Greenwich Village folk music scene of the 1960s and positioned to be a rising star of that movement.
But in a five year period, he found himself a victim of improbable circumstances that changed his trajectory.
His story is finally being told
"The film is really wonderful...Bitter sweet but also with a lovely sense of optimism and humor. Just perfect."
- Sandrina Bordigoni, Film Critic
Image courtesy of the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution
Image courtesy of the Eric Andersen Archives
Image courtesy of the Marshall Fallwell Estate
Image courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
Eric Andersen - The Songpoet