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...

Songwriters on Songwriting: John Fullbright


John Fullbright showed up in 2012, out of Woody Guthrie's hometown (Okemah, OK), with a debut album so arresting and intoxicating, it earned the young singer-songwriter a Grammy nomination and the scrutinizing gaze of adoring critics. The disc, From the Ground Up, was about...

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...

Videos

Parker Millsap ~ "Truck Stop Gospel", Craig Young, May 16, 2014

Parker Millsap "Truck Stop Gospel"

Nickel Creek – "Helena", newsgirlstacy, April 3, 2014

How I Wrote That Song: Nickel Creek, "Helena"

Pete Yorn ~ "Splendid Isolation", Craig Young, May 29, 2014

Pete Yorn - Splendid Isolation (Bing Lounge)

Cale Tyson - "Old Time Blues", Kyla Fairchild, April 17, 2014

Cale Tyson - "Old Time Blues"

Willie Watson - "Mexican Cowboy", Eric Calhoun, April 24, 2014

The Bluegrass Situation // Willie Watson - "Mexican Cowboy"

Dave Hause ~ "Long Ride Home", Craig Young, May 14, 2014

Dave Hause: Long Ride Home (Cathedral of Junk) - AltarTV

Bob Weir, Jonathan Wilson & Jason Crosby ~ "Cassidy", Craig Young, May 14, 2014

Bob Weir, Jonathan Wilson and Jason Crosby "Cassidy"

Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros ~ "Johnny Appleseed", Craig Young, March 27, 2010

Joe Strummer- Letterman- Johnny Appleseed

Jack White ~ Unstaged, Craig Young, May 15, 2014

Jack White - Full Amex UNSTAGED Show (720p)

Kermit Ruffins - Drop Me Off In New Orleans, Nick, April 2, 2014

Kermit Ruffins - "Drop Me Off In New Orleans" - Jam in the Van | Bonnaroo365