The Bluegrass Situation

Roots Culture Redefined
  • The Essential Cat Stevens Playlist

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    Drawing on three of his classic 1970s records, we offer an Essential Playlist of Cat Stevens hits and album cuts.

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  • The Essential Bobbie Gentry Playlist

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    The author of "Ode to Billie Joe" gets a bow with the Essential Playlist of her best songs from the late '60s and early '70s.

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  • MIXTAPE: Tom Brosseau

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    If you've spent any time within the LA music scene, you know TOM BROSSEAU.  A stalwart of the Southern California songwriting contingent, this North Dakota native frequents the Largo stage on his own and alongside John C Reilly for his John Reilly & Friends act (in addition to opening gigs ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Michael Daves

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    If you've been to Manhattan's Rockwood Music Hall in the past few years, you've probably seen the name MICHAEL DAVES.  The guitar maven has held a weekly residency at the venue and is central figure in the New York bluegrass scene.  With his distinct vintage glasses and ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Jewly Hight

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    JEWLY HIGHT knows her roots.  You could even say she wrote the book.  One of the most well respected and hard working women in music journalism today, Hight is the author of the 2011 book Right by her Roots: Americana Women and Their Songs and is in the early stages of her second ...

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