Article / Closing the circle (from The Lowell Sun)

“In 1971, Bob Martin saw an ad in the Phoenix. Can you write a hit song, it asked.

Easy enough, the Lowell native thought. While studying at Suffolk University, he’d soaked up the Boston folk scene. The Club 47, the Nameless, the Sword in the Stone. He wrote sharp narrative songs, won fans. He was a good songwriter.”

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