Band formed in 1939 in a commune on West 10th Street in Greenwich Village (the Almanac House). Lived there off and on: Pete Seeger, Alan & Bess Lomax, Woody Guthrie, Lee Hays, Millard Lampell... This song factory was also the scene for hootenannies. Author Jim Garland was Aunt Molly Jackson's brother.
See also: East Virginia.