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Music Review: Various Artists – ‘Woody Guthrie At 100! Live At The Kennedy Center’ (CD+DVD)

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Last October 14, artists such as Lucinda Williams, Rosanne Cash, and Judy Collins gathered at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Woody Gurhrie's birth. That memorable concert has finally been released. Read More »

Music Review: Ian Tyson – ‘All the Good ‘Uns Vol. 2′

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Ian Tyson brings his career up to date with the release of his latest compilation album. Read More »

Music Review: Patty Griffin – “American Kid”

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Griffin is an absolutely first-rate writer. Every line seems to shimmer with something larger, with meaning beyond mere words. Read More »

In Memory of Richie Havens

A great artist and a great human being. Richie Havens, dead at 72 April 22, 2013. Read More »

The Child Ballads: Anaïs Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer Reboot Centuries-Old Songs

New recordings of old English and Scottish ballads prove there's life in the old lays yet. Read More »

Music Review: Richard Thompson – Electric

Richard Thompson's Electric is instructive for guitarists and a varied menu for lovers of country, folk, rock, and Celtic music. Read More »

“Black Sheep Boy” Tim Hardin Remembered on New Tribute Disc

1960s completists remember the long-deceased singer-songwriter's participation at Woodstock, even though he didn't make it into the movie. Read More »

Music Review: Kris Kristofferson – Feeling Mortal

Once you get past the initial bite, Kristofferson's music leaves you with a warmth filling you from the inside out. Read More »

Music Review: Martha Redbone Roots Project – The Garden of Love: Songs of William Blake

Martha Redbone reaches back in time for her newest project. Read More »

Nu-Bluegrass Singer Aoife O’Donovan Sneaks Onto 2012 “Best Jazz Album” Lists with Dave Douglas Quintet

The Dave Douglas Quintet's jazz improvisation coordinated surprisingly well with O'Donovan's studied folk stylings on the "sublime" 2012 album Be Still. Read More »