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David Crosby: A Final Interview

From the Byrds to Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, to solo outings and endless streams of remembrances and stories, David Crosby lived life to the fullest. 20 January…

Obituary: Kirsty MacColl – Singer/songwriter (41) – (18 December 2000)

Christmas would not be the same without Ms MacColl and The Pogues and their Fairytale of New York. Photo: Kirsty MacColl. Photograph: Charles Dickins/EMI Music 20 December 2020…

The Tragic and Unusual Life of Folk Singer Karen Dalton

In a new documentary, the underrated singer’s life of depression, addiction and poverty is told while her incredible talents are celebrated Photo: Karen Dalton in 1971. ‘She used…

Frightened Rabbit announce book of Scott Hutchison’s lyrics and artwork

“Immerse yourself in the world Scott created by opening not only his heart but his whole soul to the world” Photo: GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – AUGUST 26: Scott Hutchison…

Heartless Bastards Release “A Beautiful Life”

The Austin, Texas-based Wennerstrom, who has loved songs and language—particularly those of the writer, Shel Silverstein—since her family’s backyard cookouts. “When I hear a song and I relate…

New Release: ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO – La Cruzada

Originally released for Record Store Day 2020, La Cruzada, a Spanish version of his 2018 album The Crossing, has been officially released. 30 August 2021 | James Porteous…

The Beach Boys / Feel Flows: The Sunflower & Surfs Up Sessions

Forget the hyperbole. The music was always (and remains) solid and this reissue has been orchestrated by the record label that rejected it to begin with. Photo: Iconic…

Obituary: Tom T. Hall, Singer-songwriter (85)

Photo: FILE – In this Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012 file photo, Tom T. Hall accepts the Icon Award at the 60th Annual BMI Country Awards in Nashville, Tenn….

Nanci Griffith: a folk singer committed to the genre as much as activism

Photo: Nanci Griffith in 2011. Photograph: Stephanie Paschal/REX/Shutterstock Nanci Griffith’s career and activism lived just below the radar for most people, but she and others have consistently proven that…

Listen: Nanci Griffith – It’s a Hard Life Wherever You Go

14 August 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media In the coming days weeks months years much will be made of Ms. Griffith’s interpretations of great songs, but…

UPDATED: Obituary: Nanci Griffith -singer/songwriter (68)

Photo Source: AP I have added more details and obits as well as a great show from Austin City Limits. I have also added the stand-alone items I…

Joni Mitchell releasing 1968 Ottawa show recorded by Jimi Hendrix

Following his two performances on that night, Hendrix rolled in to Le Hibou with his reel-to-reel recorder as promised and kneeled in front of the stage, unnoticed by most, and recorded Mitchell’s two sets that evening. As he also noted in his diary, Hendrix, like many others at the time, was mesmerized by Mitchell: “fantastic girl with heaven words.”

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