Bob Dylan (photo courtesy Universal Music)

Bob Dylan

May 23, 2019|Kara Manning
Catching up to all things Bob, plus Rita Houston's Essential Bob Dylan Spotify playlist.
Richard Thompson (original photo by Gus Philippas)

Richard Thompson

April 03, 2019|Kara Manning
One of the best-kept secrets in British music. [Playlist]

Indigo Girls

March 26, 2019|Laura Fedele
There is a perfect yin-yang balance to Emily Saliers and Amy Ray. [Playlist]
Rickie Lee Jones in 2010 (photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Rickie Lee Jones

February 28, 2019|Kara Manning
Her songs are not so much sung as viscerally lived. [Playlist]
Nina Simone (1969 photo by Gerrit de Bruin, photo illustration by Laura Fedele)

Nina Simone

February 21, 2018|Kara Manning
Nina Simone made us weep, articulated our rage, and turned a mirror to our hate and prejudice. [Playlist]
Sam Beam of Iron & Wine (original photo by Veronica Moyer)

Iron & Wine

November 13, 2017|Carmel Holt
The elemental core of his artistry is visceral, tender and wise, like something mined from the earth. [Playlist]
Tori Amos

Tori Amos

August 21, 2017|Kara Manning
Amos kicked open the door to an avenue of confessional songwriting. [Playlist]
Mavis Staples (photo by Laura Fedele for WFUV)

Mavis Staples

July 17, 2017|Laura Fedele
Her big heart and sharp mind beg for a personal, creative connection with artists everywhere. [Playlist]
Brandi Carlile (original photo by Gus Philippas)

Brandi Carlile

May 29, 2017|Laura Fedele
Why we got on board with this talented charmer, and stayed on board. [Playlist]
Sharon Jones at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival (photo by Laura Fedele)

Sharon Jones

May 01, 2017|Laura Fedele
The great Miss Sharon Jones was a lover and a fighter. [Playlist]