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Henry Carrigan , Staff Reviewer
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Henry writes about music and music books for ND, The Bluegrass Situation, Country Standard Time, Publishers Weekly, and more.
Columns, artists, authors and comment threads that Henry Carrigan follows.
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"Slumber My Darling" Song premiere: American Originals with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
A Canticle of Hope and Light: Jackson Browne's "The Dreamer"
A Few Good Books: The Best Books of 2017
A Heart for the Highway and Home
A Joyous Return
A Straight Shot of Sweet Salvation
A Thank-You Note for a Year of Moving Music
All I Wanna Do is Stomp and Holler
Americana Honors & Awards: The Winners and the Moments
Amy Speace: Songwriter's Songwriter
Anderson East's Sweet Soul Music
Another Beatles Biography, This Time about Paul McCartney
Barney Hoskyns Zeroes in on Woodstock in "Small Town Talk"
Becky Brown Talks about Her Life with Jim Ed Brown
Best Music Books 2014
Birds of Chicago Hold On through Real Midnight
Bluegrass and Beyond
Book Sheds Light on Lives of Songwriting Duo Behind Early Hits
Bowie in Books
Bringing It All Back Home
Butter Cuts Like a Knife and Melts Our Hearts
Caroline Gnagy on "Texas Jailhouse Music"
Charley Crockett's Hot Rockabilly--Song premier of "Lil' Girl's Name"
Chuck Mead and Paul Burch Revive Lower Broadway
Considering James Taylor via “Sweet Dreams and Flying Machines”
Covering the Cover Song
Dancing in the Moonlight Anthems
Danielia Cotton's Powerful Prayer
David Starr Takes Us to the Edge of the World--Video premiere
Digging into the Shelves: Oldies and Goodies, Hits and Misses
Driving Hard through Our Lives
Emmylou Harris, Mary Ann Kennedy, Pam Rose Pay Tribute to John D. Loudermilk
Eric Brace talks about The Birchmere & Seldom Scene, East Nashville and Red Beet Records
Flying with the Sparrows
Folk Alliance International in Kansas City -- Or, Sorry About the TV in the Pool
From the Banjo to Michael Jackson: Great Summer Reads
Glen Campbell Bids Adios on His Farewell Album
Glenn Frey: Already Gone
Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Good
Great Books Yet to Come: A Preview of 2016 in Print
Green River Ordinance Celebrates Fifteen
Haroula Rose Carries Us on a Journey Down the River of Life
Harry Crews Gets Naked
How to Write about Music: Letter to a Young Writer
Jake Brown Talks to the People Who Write the Songs
James King: Still More Stories to Tell
Jerry Lawson Brings It Home
Jessi Colter's "An Outlaw and a Lady"
Jim Ed Brown's In Style Again
Joan Baez's Amazing Grace
Joe Bonamassa Sings a Different Shade of Blue
Joe Overton--Square Roots Festival 2015--Chicago
John Berry and Friends All Come Together for Hurricane Relief (Music Video)
John Cowan: A Life in Music
John McEuen on Made in Brooklyn-Another Circle Unbroken
John McEuen Talks About the Life He's Picked
John Oates and the Time Jumpers Ask Santa to Be Good to Them
John Oates Digs Back Deep
Josh Hoyer Hands Us His Heart
Kacey Musgraves at Riviera Theatre (Chicago, IL - Sept 27, 2014)
Kelly Willis Returns with Freewheeling Music
Led Zeppelin Premieres Alternate Version of Rock and Roll
Life Holds On
Listening to the Spirits That Haunt Us
Liz Vice's Sweet Salvation
Loudon Wainwright III - "Man & Dog"
Love's Ragged Beauty
Lowell "Banana" Levinger Inspires a New Generation
Margo Price hangs out at the PANDORA Discovery Den SXSW on March 17, 2015 in Austin, Texas
Margo Price--"Desperate and Depressed"
Mark O'Connor Comes Home with the O'Connor Band
Michaela Anne Delivers Bright Lights and the Fame
Neil Young Stands Up
Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally Take the Long Way Home (Premiere)
Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally--Creating a Life Together in Music
New Books about Collecting Vinyl and Great Lyrics
New Collection Reveals John Prine Beyond Words
Nicki Bluhm's Sweet Soul Music
Nine Artists Not to Miss at MerleFest 2018
Nominees Announced for the 2017 Americana Music Awards
Nora Jane Struthers and Joe Overton--Square Roots Festival 2015--Chicago
Nora Jane Struthers and the Party Line--Square Roots Festival, Chicago, July 10, 2015
Parker Millsap Rocks On
Patti Smith's Newest Memoir Puts Writing in the Spotlight
Paul Thorn Doesn't Let the Devil Get His Due
Peeling Back the Layers of the Hits
Peter Guralnick: Profiling the Kings of Rock and Roll
Plunging into the Philosophical Wilds with Henry Jamison
Premiere of Michelle Lewis' "Running Back Home"
Ray Benson with David Menconi: "Comin' Right At Ya"
Reading Resolutions 2017
Red Fire Night
Remembering Aretha Franklin: The Amazing Grace of our Queen of Soul
Responding to 'Billboard': What Are Actually the Best Music Books of All Time?
Rita Coolidge Memoir Is a Strikingly Honest, Excellent Read
Rob Baird Has a Run of Good Luck
Rockin' and Runnin' with Blackberry Smoke
Ron Brice Jumps Through Time at 3rd and Lindsley
Room to Run with Jack Tempchin
Rosanne Cash Announces New Album She Remembers Everything
Running with the Boss
Shooting Straight with Brothers Osborne
Some Books You May Have Missed
Song Premiere: "Gone"
Song Premiere: "Mamma Bird"--Wild Ponies
Song Premiere: "The Other Side of Pain" by Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams
Soul Music is the Best Medicine
Stephen Stills "Look Each Other in the Eye" (Single Premiere)
Steve Forbert - No Compromises
Stop, Hey, What's That Sound; or, How Do We Read Music?
Success, Failure, and the Role of Critics Who Sort It All Out
Talking Food and Rock and Roll with Freda Love Smith
Talking with David Cantwell about Merle Haggard
Talking with Elijah Wald about His Book, "Dylan Goes Electric!"
Tearing It Up at the Muscle Shoals Party
The Beauty of Love and Forgiveness
The Best Music Books of 2015
The Books of My Life
The Cactus Blossoms--Square Roots Festival 2015--Chicago
The Chuck Wagon Gang: Bringing a Little Heaven to Earth
The Genius of John Duffey
The Grand Tour: The Life and Music of George Jones, by Rich Kienzle
The Music Books Market -- Or, We'll Always Want to Read about Springsteen
The Mysterious Case of Gainesville, Florida
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band--The 1960s
The O'Connor Band Keeps It All In The Family By Coming Home
The Reading Room's Best Books of 2015
The Return of Gene Clark
The Roosevelts Share a Few Lessons About Life and Love
Time Well Spent
Tommy Talton Recalls Last Gig with Gregg Allman and a Lesson from The Band
Traveling the Golden Road through Pain to Love
Traveling with the Steep Canyon Rangers
Truckin' Off to Sleep With Casey Jones
Vince Gill's Down to His Last Bad Habit
What Are You Reading?
What Are You Reading? (Musicians' Edition)
Who Was James Brown?: Inside James McBride's "Kill 'Em and Leave"
Why Do Women's Music Memoirs Sell So Erratically?
Will Bob Boilen's "Your Song Changed My Life" Change Your Life?
Worth a Read: New Books from Fogerty, Brownstein, Costello, More
Yonder Mountain String Band Dances in the Moonlight
You Can Get Anything You Want on the Guthries' Re:Generation Tour
Yusuf Islam Live in Chicago December 9, 2014
Yusuf Islam/Cat Stevens at the Chicago Theater December 9, 2014
Innovate: Fall 2018 Issue
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