Sam Morrow

With his latest record, Concrete and Mud, Sam Morrow cuts the profile of a Southern gentleman-rocker. Morrow harnesses the swampiest guitar licks reminiscent of…

Seth Walker

In 1913, Victrola issued a violin with piano version of Shubert’s Ave Maria. The violinist, Mischa Elman, had been a child prodigy. He studied…

AJ Ghent

It was 1936 in Philadelphia, and a Hawaiian named Jack was playing something called a lap steel guitar on the radio. It was mercurial…

Corb Lund

Curley Fletcher’s first memory was of cattle He was born in San Francisco in 1892, but his family shifted east to California’s Owens Valley…

Mary Gauthier

“Mary Gauthier, Mary Gauthier/ She write all night, sleep all day/ Damndest thing I ever seen/ Was that woman in a limousine.” So, sings…

Son Little

Washington Phillips preached. He plowed the Lord’s earth in Texas as the 20th Century dawned, lifted his voice to sing of unity– one people…

Travis Meadows

Uncle Buzzy came out to play whenever Travis Meadows drank. He was memory from the right knee down, constantly instigating and doomed to fear….