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September Music Spotlight: The Civil Wars

Nothing is perfect.  Musically, notes go astray, people sing off-key, instruments go out of tune, and melodies fail to impress.  While nothing is perfect and while no musical artists are perfect, there is one duo in particular that I believe came pretty close.   829 more words


September's Coffee Shop Playlist

Living in the mountains of North Carolina has its perks (pun intended).  Cool summer nights, hiking and skiing, gorgeous magazine-worthy views, and best of all, fall.   540 more words


Andrew Sean Greer--"It's a Summer Day" (New Yorker, June 19, 2017)

SOUNDTRACK: JOHN PAUL WHITE-Live at the Newport Folk Festival (July 29, 2017).

I don’t really know all that much about John Paul White, except that he was in the fabulous duo The Civil Wars, and that he writes intelligent but downbeat folk music. 1,519 more words

Funny (ha Ha)

PCT Re-Supply Shot- So, I Did This Instead!

I was supposed to meet up with some lady PCT horse riders in the Sierra for their re-supply but they are two days behind because of snow and down trees in mid August!   86 more words

The Civil Wars - Barton Hollow

01 – 20 Years
02 – I’ve Got This Friend
03 – C’est la Mort
04 – To Whom It May Concern
05 – Poison & Wine… 48 more words

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Strange Acoustics: Billy Jean

I love a cover that transforms a song into a totally different genre. The Civil Wars definitely achieve that with this 2011 cover of Billy Jean. 16 more words


CD Review: Peasant Moon "Our Timing Was Wrong"

Alt-Country duo Peasant Moon came together when two people from different continents joined forces. Singer-songwriter and Australia native Harvey Russell makes up one half of the combo while longtime collaborator Josie Rothwell originally came from the west coast of the United States. 757 more words