Tag Archives: Folk

SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – Like a Dream

The ethereal qualities of Camden-based artist, Chelou first captured my attention nearly four years ago and ever since then I’ve had the pleasure of following his progress as his music continues to bewitch and enchant. His name derives from a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dave Van Ronk – Poor Lazarus

“Who told him he could sing!!“…these were the words my Mum exclaimed when I tried to share the delights of Dave Van Ronk with her recently!  I even tried guiding her through his great version of the House of the Rising … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dave Van Ronk – Tell Old Bill

New York native Dave Van Ronk, also known as the Mayor of MacDougal Street, is considered by many to be “music’s  music’s raconteur, troubadour and provocateur.”  Arriving on the music scene somewhere in the mid 1950’s, he spent much of his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Clark – Cold at Dusk

Possessing the same magical traits as his Dad, Michael Clark’s music is woven intricately around heartfelt lyrics and natural imagery.  Swirling around like the early morning mist, his gentle sound settles delicately and unassumingly upon the ears, demanding nothing, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Colter Wall – Sleeping on the Blacktop

Canadian singer-songwriter Colter Wall hails from Swift Current, Saskatchewan and grew up with a love for music from a very early age. When he was 13 he began learning the guitar and, already familiar with the sounds of country, started playing the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dollar Band – High Desert Walk

I’d never heard of LA’s Dollar Band until I stumbled upon Too Sensitive on Friday, so today I tracked down the album the song was taken from to see if the rest was as good as this track…and it most certainly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Clark – Something To Be Won

Earlier this month I discovered the magical sounds of Michael Clark.  Following in his fathers footsteps, but forging out his own path I hasten to add, Clark is the son of the late (and most great) Gavin Clark . To date he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Wilson – Tomorrow’s Child

North Carolina-born and now LA-based, Jonathan Wilson is a musician and producer whose sound has been described as “hippie-soul drenched folk-psych-rock.” He has been recording and releasing his music in bands since 1995, embarking on his solo career in 2011, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Clark – End Is Near

When I heard this song on the radio the other day my ears instantly pricked up, the voice reminded me of Gavin Clark and I really liked its sound, but little did I realise how close I was and what … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kevin Morby – Harlem River (Live)

After nursing what has been one giant beast of a headache all day, I nearly didn’t post a song, but Mr Morby has proved to be the closest thing I’ve found to a soothing remedy so I had to share … Continue reading

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