Easy Ed's Weekly Broadside: Kelly Pardekooper's Yellow Vinyl, Kate McGarrigle, and Apples

It's been a pretty busy week here, what with all the pickin' going on out in the orchard and preparations being made for my very first trip to Brooklyn, the ancestral homeland of Woody Allen, Ramblin' Jack Elliot, and Ernie Borgnine's Marty. It's also soon to be where my oldest boy will be...

Ryman Auditorium Hosts Wilco for Two Emotional Shows

The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee is one of the two greatest theatres in North America (Massey Hall in Toronto the other). The acoustics, the vibe, the location make any artist that performs there seem otherworldly. Wilco -- seminal band and grandfathers of what some call “alt-country...


Down at the Pharmacy - New American Farmers, New American Farmers, October 20, 2014

Down At The Pharmacy - New American Farmers

Kenny Butterill - Good Thing That Couldn't Happen Here, Fred Boenig, October 18, 2014

Good Thing That Couldn't Happen Here Video

The Lee Boys ~ "I'm Not Tired", Craig Young, October 18, 2014

THE LEE BOYS - "I'm Not Tired" (Live at Telluride Blues & Brews 2014) #JAMINTHEVAN

Hiss Golden Messenger ~ "Southern Grammar" , Craig Young, October 18, 2014

Hiss Golden Messenger - "Southern Grammar" (Live at WFUV)

Elliott Brood - "Little Ones" , Kim Ruehl, October 10, 2014

ELLIOTT BROOD - "Little Ones" [Paper Bag Sessions 015 | Pt. 001]

The Tony Rice Unit ~ "Blue Railroad Train", Craig Young, April 8, 2010

The Tony Rice Unit - Blue Railroad Train

Jason Isbell - "Flying Over Water", Amos Perrine, October 17, 2014

Jason Isbell - Flying Over Water - Live from Mountain Stage

Jeff Tweedy ~ "New Moon", Craig Young, September 20, 2014

Tweedy - "New Moon" (Live at WFUV)

Jon Whitlock Trio ~ "Little Bird", Craig Young, September 5, 2014

Jon Whitlock Trio - Little Bird (Live @ Rhythm N' Blooms 2014)

Merle Haggard - Branded Man , Paul Wilner, October 21, 2014

Merle Haggard - Branded Man (Live, 1968)