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Listen: Matt Berninger – European Son

12 May 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media “European Son”(originally by The Velvet Underground) You killed your European sonYou spit on those under twenty-oneBut now your blue…

Gillian Welch Talks Tom Jones, Prine and Steinbeck

14 April 2021 | Dean Budnick | Relix (original link) “I felt like I was in a fog for a while. I couldn’t really concentrate. A dear friend of…

Listen: Elton John – Burn Down the Mission (with history)

10 April 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media “Burn Down The Mission” – Elton John You tell me there’s an angel in your treeDid he say he’d…

Ryley Walker is Back with New Album

Ryley Walker took a long path back to the things he loves: music and life. 05 April 2021 | Fergal Kinney | The Guardian (original link) Speaking on…

Read: Rickie Lee Jones – Chronicles of an American Troubadour

One of America’s best story-tellers shines in “Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour”  01 April 2021 | Matthew Gilbert | Boston Globe (original link) There aren’t…

Listen: ‘Blackbird’ Sung in the Indigenous Mi’kmaq Language

To raise awareness of her native language, 16-year-old Emma Stevens sang a version of The Beatles’ 1968 classic “Blackbird” in the Mi’kmaq language

The Pact: Songwriters ‘Sharing Credit’ with Superstars

The Pact wants to make sure all writers get credit. 30 March 2021 | Jem Aswad | Variety (original link) After a few weeks of rumors and a…

Listen: Kate Bush – The Dreaming

31 March 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media ‘Bang!’ goes another kangaOn the bonnet of the van“See the light ram through the gaps in the land”Many an…

Listen: Kirsty MacColl – In These Shoes?

29 March 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media Kirsty MacColl – In These Shoes? I once met a man with a sense of adventureHe was dressed to…

Listen: Sparklehorse – Cow

28 March 2021 | Clipper Media Saint of bargesQueen of nailsSparkling drumsetsAnd murders of crows Metal teeth ofCarouselsLighting cigars onElectric chairs Buildings are rooksNature’s a viceRattle of dieselsSnakes…

Listen: Laura Nyro – Stoned Soul Picnic

26 March 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media Laura Nyro – Stoned Soul Picnic (Demo version) Can you surry?Can you picnic?Can you surry?Can you picnic? C’mon, c’mon…

Listen: Guy Clark – Dublin Blues

26 March 2021| James Porteous | Clipper Media Guy Clark – “Dublin Blues” Well, I wished I was in Austin, mmmIn the Chili Parlor BarDrinkin’ Mad Dog MargaritasAnd…

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