I visited a church in Bean Blossom, Indiana yesterday. You may have seen the news stories of it being vandalized. This area has always been special to me. I shook hands with Bill Monroe across the street from this church… Continue Reading
Breakfast in northern Georgia. The waitress keeps calling me Yankee and we're the youngest people in the place. You can have your overpriced, overhyped, artisan, lifestyle joints that the NY Times raves about, I'll take mom and pop restaurants like… Continue Reading
Billy Bragg explains how Skiffle made the British Invasion possible.
Barry Mazor is the author of Ralph Peer And The Making Of Popular Roots Music and he’s sharing stories about how Ralph Peer changed the music business.
Mike Bub shares stories about hanging with The King Of Bluegrass, Jimmy Martin.
Mike Bub shares a lot of great stories about playing gigs with The Father Of Bluegrass Music, Bill Monroe.
Elijah Wald talks about Bob Dylan’s infamous electrified performance at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
Picking Wildwood Flower on Wayne Kramer's stratocaster. Brother Wayne knows a thing or two about revolution, so I figured this would make a good 4th of July photo. Happy 4th to you and yours! A photo posted by Otis Gibbs… Continue Reading
Elijah Wald shares a ton of great stories about Dave Van Ronk.
Joe Bussard’s collection of old 78s is believed to be the best in the world. Joe shares stories of how he found these records while going door to door in rural Appalachia in the1950s and beyond.
Otis talks about the events that lead to Woody Guthrie writing his iconic classic, This Land Is Your Land.
Bob Mehr, author of Trouble Boys: The True Story Of The Replacements, shares stories about The Replacements’ ill fated and sometimes disastrous gigs in Nashville.