Dave Van Ronk – They basically said that if…

They basically said that if I didn’t show up for school they’d mark me present…


“They basically said that if I didn’t show up for school they’d mark me present, they wouldn’t send the truant officer after me. At 16 I enrolled in something called continuing education. Once a month I’d go out to Jamaica, but I didn’t take it seriously.”
-Dave Van Ronk