The band released several albums for Capitol Records and garnered comparisons to The Kingston Trio. Of the band, AllMusic wrote “Of all the groups from the early 1960s that could have made it and didn’t, the Journeymen are the one that elicits the greatest passion among scholars and listeners.”
Following the band’s break up, Dick continued to write songs and record, perform live, and teach. These days, the Philadelphia-born musician is synonymous with Colorado, where he has spent many years as a performer and teacher.
In this excerpt from his memoir, Dick recounts life as a songwriter and working musician in 1964, shortly after The Journeymen broke up, just as the British Invasion was taking off. Read more