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Bob Nelson Collection of Folk Music: Mike Lieb

A guide to the artists and recordings represented in the Bob Nelson Collection of Folk Music.

About Mike Lieb

Mike appeared on the Seattle folk music scene in the early 1960's, when he became the pearl diver (dish washer) at "The Cooraberie" coffee house. He claims that it was there he first heard, and saw, the local folksingers. He was then inspired to buy a banjo and "become one also." Within one month, he was also appearing on local stages. He became a well known and much loved local character. He was born in 1939, and now lives in Vancouver, Washington.

(Bob Nelson, September 2012)

Mike Lieb | "Wayfaring Stranger" (UW Nelson NRR052)

Mike Lieb | "Pretty Saro" (UW Nelson NRR052)

Mike Lieb | "I Gotta Be Movin On" (UW Nelson NRR052)

Mike Lieb | "Roll on Dan" (UW Nelson NRR052)

Mike Lieb | "Peter Amberly" (UW Nelson NRR052)

Mike Lieb | "Rain Upon My Window" (UW Nelson NRR052)