Tom Parrott

Antiwar songs by Tom Parrott
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Tom ParrottSinger, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Thom Parrott has been performing folk, blues, country, rock-n-roll and pop since the 1950s. He has shared the stage with such luminaries as Pete Seeger, Bo Diddley and Janis Ian and has accompanied poet Alan Ginsberg. Thom has two albums out on the prestigious Folkways label. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, as an unscheduled act at the Newport and Philadelphia Folk Festivals, and at a vast array of coffee houses, night clubs, schools, senior centers, private parties and concert halls as well as on TV and radio. Thom has written a couple of hundred songs in a wide range of styles and also performs an eclectic mix of covers. Mr. Parrott has been written about in many publications, including The New York Times, and has never received a bad review. Since co-founding Peoples Entertainment Project (PEP) in February, 1999, Thom has performed more than 250 times at senior living and residential care facilities, for which he received a H.E.R.O.I.C.S award in September, 2001. In Autumn, 2000, Smithsonian Folkways released a 5 CD boxed set "Best of Broadside" (nominated for two Grammy awards and three Indies) on which Thom performs three of his songs....