"If you want to learn how to write a song—one that's built to last, with vivid characters and images that plant you squarely inside a scene— listen to Guy Clark," said NPR in a recent feature on the ... (Read More)
"Rhythmic and often exciting, this old-time country music gives us a window to the past," writes Barry Willis in the liner notes, "providing us an idea of just why this kind of music was ... (Read More)
Jefferson Airplane, the Lovin' Spoonful, the Youngbloods, the Lemon Pipers, Eire Apparent & others.
Label: BMG. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 755174860829. Daedalus Item Code: 46113
This set of 20 folk and folk-rock classics recaptures the cross-fertilizing musical atmosphere of the 1960s, with iconic hits and enduring classics performed by both singer-songwriters and by bands. ... (Read More)
Mexican-American singer Freddy Fender was equally adept at country, blues, Latin, and rockabilly styles, so this eclectic collection is a popular music lover's dream. His most famous hit was the ... (Read More)
Purveyers of "sunshine pop," this boy/girl quartet of the 1960s stuck their collective toe in the waters of folk/rock and found it an enjoyable experience. Curt Boettcher was a guitarist and vocalist ... (Read More)
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Hylo Brown, Mac Martin, J.E. Mainer, Roy Ross, Red Smiley, Log Cabin Boys, Tater Tate, James Wall & others.
Label: Rural Rhythm. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 732351010727. Daedalus Item Code: 46133
Bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe characterized the genre as "Scottish bagpipes and ole-time fiddlin.' It's Methodist and Holiness and Baptist. It's blues and jazz, and it has a high lonesome sound." In ... (Read More)
Bob Hadley, Nick Katzman, Dale Miller, Chris Proctor & Bob Stanton, guitars, & others.
Label: Kicking Mule Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 025218390828. Daedalus Item Code: 47990
Acoustic guitar artistry is well served by this retrospective of highlights from the Kicking Mule label's roster, assembled by Dale Miller in 1997. Selections include "Late Again," "Over the Pass," ... (Read More)
(Winner of the 2013 Best Folk Album Grammy Award) "Just a Polaroid shot / Someone took on the spot / No beginning, no end," sings Americana legend Guy Clark on the title track of his first ... (Read More)
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The blueprint for solo performers in country music was created by this lanky fellow from south-central Alabama. In his all-too-short life, Hank Williams composed a catalog of classics that continue ... (Read More)
Jim Greer and the Mac-O-Chee Valley Folks featured sister Valeda (guitar), Bob McPherson (guitar, mandolin), Dalton Burroughs (bass), Valeda's husband John Wentz (dobro), and Aaron Hicks (fiddle). ... (Read More)
Johnny Cash, guitar & vocals. June Carter Cash & Waylon Jennings, vocals. Marty Stuart, guitar & mandolin, & others.
Label: Legacy. Format: CD.
UPC: 888837097321. Daedalus Item Code: 49177
These studio recordings from the early 1980s surfaced in 2012, when John Carter Cash was helping catalogue his parents' exhaustive musical archives. They add up to a great lost Johnny Cash album, one ... (Read More)
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