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Playlist: Aug 24 - Aug 30: Back to School

This week’s playlist:

For a good portion of the country, this week and last week has seen children of all ages heading back to school.  For many of us parents, it’s a bittersweet moment (“Finally, reasonable bedtimes!”  “Aw, no more nights at the ballgame.”) and a transitional one.   1,617 more words

#365AOTD 211 "Flaming Red" Patty Griffin 1998

“Today my heart is big and sore, it’s tryin’ to push right through my skin. I won’t see you anymore. I guess that’s finally sinkin’ in. 468 more words


Calgary Folk Music Festival Day 3: Song and groove battle it out with Bruce Cockburn, Patty Griffin, Jason Isbell, Arto Lindsay and Seun Kuti

It was during one of the Calgary Folk Music Festival’s obligatory celebration-of-song workshops on a sunny Saturday afternoon when singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier turned to Jon Langford and his assembling Waco Brothers and asked “Does it have to be loud?” 1,291 more words


Getting to Know Wendy Cahill

Wendy Cahill has a voice.  She’s got a voice that is captivating and beguiling.  She’s got soul.  And like I said above, man-oh-man, she has got a Voice.  651 more words

Acoustic Music

Repost: Interview with band Page CXVI - Part 1

Just in case you missed it in 2012, here’s my interview with Page CXVI.

The first time I heard Page CXVI was on The World Race from Sydney Sample (top 10 favorite people list). 533 more words


Happy Birthday, Mavis Staples

Legendary soul and gospel singer Mavis Staples turns 75 today and she is truly an inspiration. She began her career in 1950 with her father, Pops Staples, and her siblings Cleotha, Yvonne, and Pervis in the Staple Singers. 290 more words

Memphis In 4 Days

The Music of Nashville; four soundtracks and counting!

Before you say it, I know.

I know I have neglected this blog for the last few weeks, but really it is not my fault. I was kidnapped, or at least my attention was. 541 more words