Folk

One Track Mind: Pokey LaFarge’s Central Time Tour, “Mama Don’t Allow” (2014)

One Track Mind: Pokey LaFarge’s Central Time Tour, “Mama Don’t Allow” (2014)

They take a kind of orchestral approach to the hootenanny aesthetic.

One Track Mind: Cat Stevens, “Dying to Live” from Tell ‘Em I’m Gone (2014)

One Track Mind: Cat Stevens, “Dying to Live” from Tell ‘Em I’m Gone (2014)

Both the singer and the song are revitalized here.

‘You just want to get the job done': Graham Nash talks frankly about Crosby Stills Nash and Young’s squabbles

‘You just want to get the job done': Graham Nash talks frankly about Crosby Stills Nash and Young’s squabbles

David Crosby wasn’t the only one who derailed this group over the years.

‘I was there more as a servant': Bob Dylan remembers seminal visits with Woody Guthrie

‘I was there more as a servant': Bob Dylan remembers seminal visits with Woody Guthrie

Bob Dylan spoke as part of a forthcoming Guthrie-related audio book.

Gimme Five: Songs of despair by Townes Van Zandt, Nick Drake, Phil Ochs, others

Gimme Five: Songs of despair by Townes Van Zandt, Nick Drake, Phil Ochs, others

A visit with singers who know what it means to lose heart.

One Track Mind: Jesse Winchester, “All That We Have Is Now” (2014)

One Track Mind: Jesse Winchester, “All That We Have Is Now” (2014)

A ringing reminder of his ability to inspire, in good times and those decidedly worse.

‘We could make really good music together': Two Byrds want a reunion; Roger McGuinn does not

‘We could make really good music together': Two Byrds want a reunion; Roger McGuinn does not

David Crosby and Chris Hillman still wrestle with McGuinn’s solo ambitions.

Phil Ochs – Live Again (2014)

Phil Ochs – Live Again (2014)

We find Phil Ochs sharpening his weapons for a final attack on injustice.

Jackson Browne – Standing in the Breach (2014)

Jackson Browne – Standing in the Breach (2014)

As layered as it is honest, as reflective as it is determined.

One Track Mind: Richard Thompson, “Walking on a Wire” from Acoustic Classics (2014)

One Track Mind: Richard Thompson, “Walking on a Wire” from Acoustic Classics (2014)

Thompson takes an old favorite, and does an unexpected thing.