Tag: Woody Guthrie

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… The Cult of Dylan

Why did so many, when given the chance to speak, let Dylan speak for them?...

2012 Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Gift Guides

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Jeff Giles Picks His Favorite Music, Movies, Books, and Gadgets

A fond look back at some of the many pop culture highlights from the 2012 that was....

Music

A Thanksgiving Tradition: “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”

You can have anything you want......

Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: Sportin’ a Woody for Folk Music

For almost 80 years, Kirkus Reviews has served as the industry bible for bookstore buyers, librarians, and ordinary readers alike. Now...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Woody Guthrie, “Woody at 100: The Centennial Collection”

As habitual readers of this space are already aware, I’m celebrating Woody Guthrie’s centennial by helping put together a...

Keep Hoping Machine Running

Music

Letter from the Editor: Keep Hoping Machine Running

The Woody Guthrie centennial is coming up, and we're celebrating with music....

Scotty Alan

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Scotty Alan

If you could only listen to five albums, which ones would you choose? In this edition of Desert Island Discs, Scotty Alan makes his picks....

AM Gold: 1963

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 8

And just like that, 1963 is in our rear-view mirrors. But before we speed ahead to '64 let's fire up the old transistor radio and check out...

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 6

Our look at AM Gold's 1963 entry tackles five very different tunes - from folk to soul to country....

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Michael Gomoll of Joey’s Song

Michael Gomoll was someone that I first came to know in the early ’90s when we started trading bootleg tapes of concerts. Mike was a...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses, “Junky Star”

I don’t think I’ve used the word ‘astonishing’ in relation to an album in a long time. But the new Ryan Bingham...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Folk Festival 50, Newport, R.I. (Day Two)

To be honest, I had my doubts about Day Two of Folk Festival 50. First of all, I was still tired from the day one. Next, it appeared that...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Folk Festival 50, Newport, R.I. (Day One)

The Newport Folk Festival turned 50 over the weekend, and Popdose's Ken Shane was there. Read his recap of the festival's first day here....

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Music

Versionality: “Stagger Lee”

In our new series, Kelly Stitzel and the Popdose staff bring you 27 -- count 'em! -- versions of the great blues-folk song "Stagger Lee."...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Justin Townes Earle

Listen up, Americana fans: Ken Shane says Justin Townes Earle is going to be a very big star. Read his interview with the singer/songwriter...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Akron/Family @ Union Pool, 3/29/09

“Everyone is guilty,” Akron/Family sang at their second gig at Union Pool, but if their performance was any indication, that...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Simon & Garfunkel, “Live 1969”

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel gave the world something that has never been fully recognized, I think. Now, I enjoy folk music and several of...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Interview: Jonatha Brooke

Jonatha Brooke is one of those artists whose name always sounds familiar – if only because, really, how many people named...