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Basic Folk - John Doe
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Basic Folk - John DoeJohn Doe's career has gone from poetry to punk to country to acting to punk to folk and back again several times. Frontman for the extremely influential LA punk band X, John was there at the dawn of West Coast punk and has written about it (twice) in his books…
Basic Folk - John Doe
PodcastsMay 12, 2022

Steve Forbert is not a dramatic person. His stories are fairly straightforward even though he's lived a pretty incredible life, which began in Meridian, MS as a young musician. LISTEN: APPLE • SPOTIFY • STITCHER • AMAZON • MP3 In the hometown of Jimmie Rodgers, Steve found a great guitar teacher in Virginia Shine Harvey, who claimed she…

Basic Folk - John Doe
PodcastsMay 5, 2022

Fiddler and singer-songwriter Lily Henley's latest album, Oras Dezaoradas, is a full-on celebration of her Sephardic Jewish Heritage. The lineage of Sephardic people can be traced back to the Iberian Jews expelled from Spain and Portugal in 1492. For Jewish people, there are many diasporas and lots of different ethnic heritages and practices that have…

Basic Folk - John Doe
PodcastsMay 5, 2022

This week on the show, we talk to a startling new talent placing a gut-punch into the folk and blues scene, the Milwaukee-raised and now Austin-based singer-songwriter Buffalo Nichols.   LISTEN: APPLE PODCASTS • SPOTIFY • STITCHER  Growing up learning on his sister’s dreadnought guitar and then traveling widely through West Africa after high school…

Basic Folk - John Doe
PodcastsApr 28, 2022

Grace Givertz, born and raised in South Florida, began writing and performing at age eleven when she got a guitar and learned to play off of YouTube videos. Grace is a survivor in many ways: She manages and confronts several chronic illnesses, she survived having her Berklee scholarship rescinded due to a systematic error and…

Basic Folk - John Doe
PodcastsApr 21, 2022

LA-based singer-songwriter Amy Correia will tell you that she is not a prolific writer, which... okay maybe she doesn't write a million songs in one year, but holy crap, those songs and that voice will wallop you. Originally from Lakeville, Massachusetts, Amy's musical roots lay in New York City's Lower East Side in a scene…