Live at the Prison of Socrates
The Prison of Socrates was a coffee house located in Newport Beach, California in the 1960's. It was owned by three Greek immigrant brothers, George, Gerry, and Ted Nikas. It was part of a network of coffee houses where folk singers could perform. Susan Renaker was a regular at the Prison of Socrates and this recording was made during a live performance in 1963. Susan married Ted Nikas and later became the lead singer of the bluegrass band, Clay County. Clay County has released five albums and Susan wrote most of the original material performed by the band. Clay County's albums are; Satisfied Mind, Cherokee Shuffle, Waiting for the Fall, How's Your Heart? and Love is the Source. Susan has also released two solo albums; Clay County Remembered and Hard Times.