She Moved Through The Fair, the traditional Irish song is this week’s piece on Soul Music.
Tagged with “folk” (7)
The blind folk musician from North Carolina revolutionized not just how people play guitar but the way people around the world think about mountain music. He was 89 years old.
His manager said in a statement that Watson died at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, after abdominal surgery last week.
Watson was born in Deep Gap, N.C., in the Blue Ridge Mountains, in a three-room house he shared with eight brothers and sisters. He revolutionized not just how people play guitar but the way people around the world think about mountain music.
Singer-guitarist Roger McGuinn, best known as leader of The Byrds, is a folk-rock pioneer. Since the group disbanded, McGuinn has pursued a solo career, and also created the Folk Den Project, an online database of traditional songs he records.
As Bob Dylan’s 70th birthday approaches, Emmy the Great and the Guardian’s Stephen Moss join guest presenter John Harris in choosing their favourite Dylan tracks
Another in the series of experimental, filmic, soundscape, found sound, ambient, folk, classical montage mixes.
Headphones recommended. Darker in tone than previous mixes, but that darkness is punctuated by positivity and possibly resolved.
Listening in eeries places (like whilst on the London Underground alone) is perhaps not recommended.
- 00:00 First Commercial Message (1890) — P T Barnum
- 00:09 For Francis Bacon (Part 2) — Anduin
- 06:42 Terrified Bad Music Will Be Made Into Records — Sir Arthur Sullivan
- 07:11 Past Tense Kitchen Movement — Ezekiel Honig
- 10:58 Saffron Revolution — Fennesz
- 16:06 Reeds of Brown Lake — Lawrence English
- 17:48 Footpath Apparition — Loren Chasse
- 22:40 Melodia (li) — Johann Johansson
- 24:16 Porselein — Machinefabriek
- 30:47 Last Light — Svarte Greiner
- 37:57 Intercepted Communications — Lawrence English
- 38:02 The Raven — Edgar Allen Poe
- 41:14 Terminal Motor — Lawrence English
- 45:01 Silver Wings — Inca Ore
- 50:11 Figase — Gultskra Arikler
- 55:06 Forest Mountain — Nalle
- 61:15 San Solomon — Balmorhea
- 63:24 Final Farewell — Florence Nightingale
- 64:05 Voice in the Headphones — Mount Eerie With Julie Doiron And Fred Squire
Tapestry of the Times is a partnership between WYPR 88.1 FM in Baltimore and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Episode #29: North Carolina’s Elizabeth Cotton shows off how to play a guitar upside down and backwards, Blues piano legend Victoria Spivey puts her man in his place, New Orleans chanteuse Lizzy Miles asks ‘Who’s sorry now?’, Lucinda Williams mourns a one-night stand, Peggy Seeger sounds off on the pitfalls of matrimony, and Kazakh bardic diva Ulzhan Baibussynova sings an epic poem. Real music, real people, and the stories behind the sounds.
- Ontario Blues by Elizabeth Cotten
- Fare You Well, My Darling by Elizabeth Cotten
- You’re My Man by Victoria Spivey
- Who’s Sorry Now? by Lizzy Miles
- One Night Stand by Lucinda Williams
- Go Dig My Grave by Jean Ritchie and Doc Watson
- Talking Matrimony Blues by Peggy Seeger
- Kisses Sweeter Than Wine by Pete Seeger
- I Sing Because My Soul Is Happy by Mahalia Jackson
- Oren Zhyirik by Ulzhan Baibussynova
- Oti Nikan by Asani
- You’ll Sing a Song and I’ll Sing a Song by Ella Jenkins
- Yesterday’s Kisses by Mary Lou Williams
The soundtrack of autumn!