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From the Field: September 2015 No.2

Some music from today’s exploration of #folkmusic…

Here’s a quick screen grab of some of the data cropping up on hashtagify today:

& seeing as Sufjan Stevens came up in the feed, I couldn’t help myself! 7 more words

Folk Music

Folksinger to folk hero: 'Harperman' makes PS an election issue

The suspended federal scientist whose political protest song Harperman has taken the Internet by storm is becoming a folk hero and might unwittingly make the role of Canada’s impartial public service into an election issue. 936 more words


One To Watch: Adna

The soul drenched voice that is Adna knew from a young age where her destiny lay. Push play on any of her songs and a stunning vocal pulsates out of the speakers, caressing your ears with sublime ease, honesty and delicate conviction. 295 more words

Music Review

Day 137: Ozark Folk Songs: "Cripple Creek"



I got a girl at the top of the creek,
Goin up to see her about  three times a week,

Goin’ up to Cripple Creek, 51 more words


Gallows Pole: John Jacob Niles, Leadbelly, and Led Zeppelin

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider a song that goes by many different names.  We’ll first review its origins as a traditional folk song, perhaps most commonly known as… 2,371 more words

Rock And Roll

Day 136: Ozark Folk Songs: "Shady Grove"



Shady Grove my little love,
Shady Grove I say,
Shady Grove my little love,
I’m bound to go away.

Cheeks as fine as a blooming rose, 93 more words

Folk Magic 365