Andersen came from the same New York folk scene that spawned Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Fred Neil and others. By the time his debut album came out, Dylan had led the move away from traditional folk songs into self-penned material. Eric Andersen emerged as one of the first singer-songwriters - with the exception of the blues standard "Baby Please Don't Go", all the songs on Today Is The Highway were originals, demonstrating his highly poetic songwriting style. The whole album was performed solo, with just Andersen on acoustic guitar and harmonica.
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