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Rhiannon Giddens and Laurelyn Dossett, singing Dossett's "String of Pearls" from THE GATHERING.
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Woody Guthrie's old song recorded live at the Worley Gardner Winter Music Festival in Morgantown WV, 02-22-2014. Played on a dulcimer by an unknown maker tuned CGc.
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Jimbo Mathus on Americana Music Show #188

On episode 188 of the Americana Music Show, Jimbo Mathus plays tracks from Dark Night Of The Soul, talks about going from "sepia tones to ultrachrome" and the "crazy Mississippi white boy chain." 

Also in this episode, indie rock from Bobby Bare Jr., heartland rock from Jonny Two Bags, country rock from Rodney Crowell, road tripo music from Chuck Ragan, soul from St. Paul & The Broken Bones, country…

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Posted by Americana Music Show on April 21, 2014 at 12:30am

The War on Drugs: From Dylan to Dire Straits, By Way of Attrition

Whether on the basketball court or onstage, when two supreme talents join forces, it tends to make things better. Michael Jordan needed Scottie Pippen, LeBron James needs Dwyane Wade, McCartney clearly needed Lennon, and Salt would be a run-of-the mill condiment without Pepa.

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Posted by Mike Seely on April 20, 2014 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Dylan, "Desire" and the (other) Story of Hurricane: A Lesson In Fatherhood

Reading of the death of former pro boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter today awoke an old memory which reminded me how lucky I was to have, what in retrospect, was a pretty cool father.  I should add by "cool" I do not mean some kind of "over the hill hipster" who, in a desperate attempt at trying to stay relevant smokes pot or acts in some other immature, out of character way.  No, I merely mean a father, that despite whatever busy schedule he may have, when he senses that something is…

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Posted by Plain Sense on April 20, 2014 at 2:00pm

Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes – Black Coffee (Album Review)

After a successful solo outing, Aussie country singer Lachlan Bryan got his old band back into the studio and came up with this cracker of an album. It was released in the autumn of last year in Australia and subsequently picked up a major award as “Alternative Country” album of the year. Such acclaim means any belated praise from me is superfluous, but I’m keen to point out to Flyin’Shoes readers just how good this is.

I think you could ditch the “alternative” part of that…

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Posted by John Davy on April 20, 2014 at 10:00am

Album Reviews: Gord Downie & The Sadies, Bruce Springsteen, Lost & Nameless, The Annie Ford Band

Gord Downie, The Sadies, and the Conquering Sun

The lead singer of one of Canada’s most influential rock bands gets together with one of the best live bands ever for a collaborative effort and the expected results could range anywhere from confusion to straight ahead awesomeness. Thankfully (and not surprisingly, given the players involved) the semi-eponymous result in this case is Gord Downie,…

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Posted by Skot Nelson on April 20, 2014 at 7:00am

Goldie and the Gingerbreads: The First All-Female Guitar Band

It could only happen in America: In 1947, a 7-year-old Polish-Jewish girl named Genyusha "Genya" Zelkovicz arrived in New York City's Lower East Side with her parents and a sister, speaking not a word of English. They were the only ones in their family to survive the Holocaust. Genya's mother nicknamed her Goldie, and thus began her Americanization.

In 1962, she attended a Brooklyn club called The Lollipop Lounge, where, on a dare, she took the stage and sang a song with a…

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Posted by Dana Spiardi on April 18, 2014 at 10:00pm — 8 Comments

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