Category Archives: Folk

Album of the Evening- Hushabye

Album of the Evening – Hushabye, by Hayley Westenra I had enough high energy evening music for a while, at least enough that tonight’s album is a lullaby collection by one of the women whose voice I occasionally wish I … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Chimes of Freedom

Album of the Evening – Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan, Honoring 50 years of Amnesty International (2012) I mentioned this album yesterday- this is the collection through which I started listening to The Airborne Toxic Event. There … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Songs of God and Whiskey

The Airborne Toxic Event- Songs of God and Whiskey (2015) I’ve been making a habit of putting on a single album every night for bedtime music. My cats seem to like this idea, and they really liked frolicking to this … Continue reading

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Ravenblog: Covers Wishlists, Josh Groban, Rhydian, and Celtic Thunder

One of my favorite things about local/regional music scenes is that the musicians that dominate many local music scenes is original, songs I have never heard before, written by or for the bands that perform them. With how unoriginal mainstream … Continue reading

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Weekly 20 Songs: 13 November 2014

Weekly playlists are back!!! I am never sure how many people ever listen to the songs I list on these posts, but I like making them, and I need more new music in my life again, which was what the … Continue reading

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730 Days of Luscious Music: Day 1

730 Days of Luscious Music I need in my collection, not just luscious music in general. If I had the money I would own all these albums, and probably would be swimming in way too many band shirts and other … Continue reading

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Virtual Turntable – 9 October 2014

What are you listening to today? My spotify plans for today include lots of great singer-songwriters. I may also check out a biography I downloaded recently on Etta James. First on my list is Lara Ruggles. Her new album Out … Continue reading

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Music Notes- September 27

I know about way more music (and book) stuff than ever makes it into blog posts, so here’s some of what caught my attention today wrt music news- Neil Byrne’s new youtube video- “I Can’t Tell You Why” (Eagles Cover) … Continue reading

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Music Book Review: The Unabridged Songwriter

The Unabridged Songwriter by John McNamara My rating: 5 of 5 stars (Genre: literary fiction about music/musicians) While the song-craft portions of this novel may make readers feel a bit left out of the conversation, there is a lot to … Continue reading

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30 Days of Favorites (Colorado) Day 8: The Haunted Windchimes

Very few bands have emerged from Pueblo to become known in the rest of the state, let alone in the rest of the country. The Haunted Windchimes are a brilliant exception, a fantastic folk band that began in Pueblo roughly … Continue reading

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