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MIXTAPE: Luke Sital-Singh's Playlist of Sublime Lyrics and Amazing Stories
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MIXTAPE: Luke Sital-Singh's Playlist of Sublime Lyrics and Amazing StoriesI’ve always been a lyrics guy at heart. Although more recently my opinion on what constitutes a great lyric has evolved from my younger days, for example I’m now much more open to experimental and abstract lyricism, but I still love a song that has a clear story to it.…
MIXTAPE: Luke Sital-Singh's Playlist of Sublime Lyrics and Amazing Stories
MixtapeSep 27, 2021

The Great American Songbook of country music is a vast terrain to cherish and celebrate. So vast, in fact, that to narrow it down into one playlist of favorite “picks” is an incredible challenge! That said, I’m sharing here a selection of songs that are some of my all-time favorite lyrics and melodies. (The kind…

MIXTAPE: Luke Sital-Singh's Playlist of Sublime Lyrics and Amazing Stories
MixtapeSep 13, 2021

Waltzes are my favorite. Can’t explain why, but they touch me in a way that other songs don’t. In honor of my album, Ten Thousand Roses, and its title track, here are twelve of my favorite waltzes -- some by dear friends and some by long-gone greats. -- Dori Freeman Erin Rae – "June Bug"…

MIXTAPE: Luke Sital-Singh's Playlist of Sublime Lyrics and Amazing Stories
MixtapeSep 1, 2021

Banjo maestro Béla Fleck has always followed his muse, jamming with collaborators and crisscrossing continents for decades now. His newest album leads him back to familiar terrain, as My Bluegrass Heart is his first bluegrass record in 20 years. "They nearly always come back," says Fleck, who composed and produced the album (set for a…

MIXTAPE: Luke Sital-Singh's Playlist of Sublime Lyrics and Amazing Stories
MixtapeAug 30, 2021

One of my favorite things in life is hearing a song for the first time that I know I need to hear again, immediately! Something about the melody or the horn part or the harmony part that catches my ear and get’s stuck in my head. Whenever that happens it's like I need to understand…

MIXTAPE: Luke Sital-Singh's Playlist of Sublime Lyrics and Amazing Stories
MixtapeAug 16, 2021

My mind has been concentrated on making music for my latest record, Wanderer’s Compass. I let Wanderer’s Compass be a collection of as many influences in music I’ve had as possible. I've been playing long enough that I used to learn my fiddle parts from an LP and move the needle back to catch the…