Born on this Day

Don McLean was born on this day in 1945, according to This Day in Music. American Pie was released in...

Happy Labor Day

Last Labor Day, The Nation's Peter Rothberg offered his take on top songs about labor. It's a good list. Above is Which Side Are You On? sung by the Almanac Singers. The description at the page is very...
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The Newport Music Festivals are Almost Here

There is a very nice piece in The Washington Post about The Newport Folk Festival, which starts runs from July 28 to the 29th at Rhode Island’s Fort Adams State Park. The upshot of the story is that the...

Bruce Springsteen: John Henry

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DZWIJOU44Vc Like Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen has managed to remain relevant as a musician and as a lyricist despite being a superstar. Being a...