Novelty Songs: Benny Bell, Dr. Demento and The Art of Laughter

  Last week I was sitting in a chilly room with about a dozen guitar pickers and as is the protocol for this particular song circle, each person took their turn at presenting a tune and leading the group through it. There were traditional songs, some blues and the now-standard Sixties folk-...

Refined, Restrained, and Just About Perfect: Gretchen Peters at the Franklin Theatre

Downtown Franklin, Tenn., provided the perfect setting last Friday night for Gretchen Peters' album release party/performance. Like the record, the town's Main Street is charming, pristine, and just a little bit out of the way. And, also like the record, the performance was refined, restrained, and...

Videos

Elle King ~ "Ex's & Oh's", Craig Young, February 22, 2015

Elle King - "Ex's & Oh's" (Live at WFUV)

Trigger Hippy ~ "Adelaide", Craig Young, February 5, 2015

Trigger Hippy - Adelaide (Bing Lounge)

Wilco ~ Lowlands Festival 08-19-2012, Craig Young, February 6, 2015

Wilco - Lowlands Festival 2012-08-19 Live PRO SHOT HD

Dale Watson ~ "I Lie When I Drink", Craig Young, February 7, 2015

Dale Watson "I Lie When I Drink"

Brandi Carlile -"The Eye", Amos Perrine, March 1, 2015

The Eye - Brandi Carlile - 2/28/2015

The Prava Sessions: Sean K. Preston, pravarecordings, March 3, 2015

The Prava Sessions: Sean K. Preston (Full Episode)

Ryan Bingham ~ "Nobody Knows My Trouble", Craig Young, February 5, 2015

Ryan Bingham "Nobody Knows My Trouble" - Pandora Whiteboard Sessions

Sarah Jarosz - Ring Them Bells (Live at Celtic Connections 2015), Karen Miller, February 2, 2015

Sarah Jarosz - Ring Them Bells (Live at Celtic Connections 2015)

Father John Misty ~ "Nothing Good Ever Happens at the Goddamn Thirsty Crow" , Craig Young, February 3, 2015

Father John Misty - "Nothing Good Ever Happens at the Goddamn Thirsty Crow" (Live at WFUV)

Eddie Berman with Laura Marling - Like A Rolling Stone, Paul Wilner, February 27, 2015

EDDIE BERMAN WITH LAURA MARLING - LIKE A ROLLING STONE