Woody Guthrie

Thomas Guiducci has Woody Guthrie’s “Hobo’s Lullaby” covered

Woody Guthrie official website / Thomas Guiducci is available @ Apple Music. by Walter Price Yesterday [14 July] would have marked singer-songwriter and American folk-hero Woody Guthrie’s 107th birthday. The Dust Bowl Troubadour‘s voice that championed the beleaguered, the blue color and the “left behind”, often had his politics, stances, and ideologies conflated by the…

Contemplative WKND SPIN: MINOR MOON – “An Opening” LP

Minor Moon – An Opening is available @ iTunes. by Walter Price     It’s no secret, the world shifting around us is in dramatic disarray. What’s next? What will tomorrow look like? Questions many are mulling. And Chicago’s Minor Moon are certainly concerned for the future. Their new album, ‘An Opening’, uses beautiful arrangements…

Pokey LaFarge

Three Reasons Why: 21st Century Troubadour Pokey LaFarge

Pokey LaFarge is available @ iTunes. by Walter Price   Pokey LaFarge, with a half milkcrate full of releases, has a way of enticing the bejesus out of his established fanbase and converts alike. Utilizing hallowed music forms from the past (back-porch folk, honky-tonk, blues, and jazz) in highly-mesmerizing up-to-date interpretations. At times with a smirk at…

joe strouzer

EXCLUSIVE Track x Track: Joe Strouzer – 9th Ward Tape

Joe Strouzer – 9th Ward Tape is available via Little Paradise Records. by Walter Price   Hand-me-down traditional blues, folk, and jazz songs have been the foundations of popular music since the dawn of recorded music. Sometimes whitewashed to fit the times and/or radio audiences. Which can seem illegitimate or labeled ‘cultural appropriation’ in modern times, but…