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The Ancient art of Story Telling

I sat watching TV the other day catching the best parts of all interesting shows- read flipping through the channels, when my ears caught the rhythmic notes of a Rajasthani folk singer’s strong voice. 518 more words

United States singer Joan Baez interviewed

This music video is called JOAN BAEZ (full concert, 1965).

From weekly The Observer in Britain:

Joan Baez: Singer, activist, peacenik, lover, legend

Joan Baez…

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Human Rights

So Many Broken Windows

So many Broken Windows

we’re sitting around the barracks today / no heat, no pay, no parades today

we’re drinking a bottle of vodka today / no medals, no polish for the boots today… 162 more words


Nils Økland: Monograph (ECM 2069)

Nils Økland

Nils Økland Hardanger fiddle, violin, viola d’amore
Recorded July 2007, Olavskirken, Avaldsnes (Norway)
Engineer: Audun Strype
Executive producer: Manfred Eicher

From the caverns of Christian Wallumrød’s… 341 more words

ECM Records

Song Of Wandering Aengus.

Song Of Wandering Aengus.

I went out to the hazel wood,

Because a fire was in my head,

And cut and peeled a hazel wand,

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Humming House - Cold Chicago

I love folk music. I love how it can be bouncing and full of energy at the same time as being thoughtful and insightful. So when I was pointed in the direction of Nashville’s Humming House, it was clear that they were exactly what I was looking for. 228 more words

Dun Aengus: Irish Music and Revelry

The first time I ran into the Irish music duo Dun Aengus was at McGuire’s Irish Pub in Pensacola, Florida in March 2010.  It was the last night of the Renaissance Faire and a handful of us met up at the pub for a drink.  22 more words