Author: Mickey Hart
Editor: Lisa Lytton
Publication date: 2003
Songcatchers documents both Mickey Hart's early musical influences and his personal quest to record and release traditional music from around the globe. Also summarises the work of pioneer song collectors such as Franz Baos, John and Alan Lomax, Jesse Fewkes and others.
Includes a timeline tracing the evolution of the technology used for field recording and many photographs.