Jim Page is our guest on this episode of Art of the Song. The Seattle based singer/songwriter was dubbed “One Of The 50 Most Influential Musicians In Seattle History,” according to Seattle Metropolitan Magazine. In 1974 he caused busking to be legalized by singing his case to the Seattle City Council.
Jim began his career in California in the 1960s in same scene that Jefferson Airplane and the Doobie Brothers came out of. His songs have been covered by The Doobie Brothers, Christy Moore, Michael Hedges, and Leftover Salmon, to name a few.
He’s toured in 17 countries and made 23 full length albums. We spoke with Jim about his unusual career and his 24th album, The Time is Now.