Generation R: How Roots Music Calls and Cultivates Young Artists

The first time artist manager Denise Stiff encountered a 15-year-old Alison Krauss singing at a bluegrass event, she knew she was witnessing something special. “I was floored,” Stiff recalls. Krauss' talent was immense, even back then; but there was something else about her — a wisdom, poise, and...

Elvin Bishop - Can't Even Do Wrong Right

Forty years after leaving the farm for Chicago, Elvin Bishop's country roots still cling to him, embedded in his bib overalls and Okie drawl. Except for the color of his hair, Bishop hasn't changed much since his debut with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band in 1965. The fire is still there in...

Recording "Georgia Drumbeat" for My Album Prospect Hill

I was asked to write a bit about the 20th Anniversary of Music Maker Relief Foundation. I have known the founders, Tim and Denise Duffy, for just about 10 years and it has been a wonderful learning experience knowing them. Their mission and the musicians and songsters they’ve recorded over the past...


Eilen Jewell ~ "Rio Grande", Craig Young, May 29, 2014

Eilen Jewell - "Rio Grande" (eTown webisode #603)

Richard Thompson - "Johnny's Far Away", Konrad, March 8, 2014

Richard Thompson - Johnny's Far Away

Tedeschi Trucks Band ~ "Do I Look Worried", Craig Young, May 29, 2014

Tedeschi Trucks Band Perform at Bowery Live

The Pogues - "Dirty Old Town", Easy Ed, March 15, 2014

pogues - dirty old town

Grant Peeples - "You're a Slave to Your Imagination", Donna's Americana, March 21, 2014

You're a Slave to Your Imagination

Nicolette Larson with Commander Cody - "Down to Seeds and Stems Again", Paul Wilner, April 5, 2014

Nicolette Larson with Commander Cody "Seeds And Stems" Asbury Park, NJ 8/5/77

D.D Dumbo ~ "Tropical Ocean", Craig Young, May 15, 2014

D.D Dumbo // Tropical Oceans [Oak Forest Version]

Neil Young - "Crime in the City", Aart van Hoften, August 21, 2014

Neil Young - Crime in the City (Sixty to Zero, Pt. 1)

First Aid Kit ~ "My Silver Lining", Craig Young, May 29, 2014

First Aid Kit performing "My Silver Lining" Live on KCRW

JJ Grey ~ "Hurricane", Craig Young, February 14, 2010

JJ Grey - In the Studio