Folk

‘We’ll figure it out; we’ll wing it’: Robbie Robertson remembers thrilling unrehearsed Band set with Bob Dylan

‘We’ll figure it out; we’ll wing it’: Robbie Robertson remembers thrilling unrehearsed Band set with Bob Dylan

Dylan joined the Band on stage for an off-the-cuff New Year’s Eve 1971 set.

‘I’m not trying to slag the guy’: David Crosby returns to Crosby Stills and Nash’s failed Rick Rubin collaboration

‘I’m not trying to slag the guy’: David Crosby returns to Crosby Stills and Nash’s failed Rick Rubin collaboration

This mismatched partnership generated far more headlines than actual music.

One Track Mind: Peter Himmelman, “Too Afraid to Lose” from The Boat That Carries Us (2014)

One Track Mind: Peter Himmelman, “Too Afraid to Lose” from The Boat That Carries Us (2014)

Himmelman moves away from specificity, and into something far more resonant.

‘I have these new songs coming’: Resurgent David Crosby is already thinking about next album

‘I have these new songs coming’: Resurgent David Crosby is already thinking about next album

David Crosby’s latest went to No. 36, his highest individual finish since 1971.

Forgotten series: Val Stöecklein – Grey Life (1969)

Forgotten series: Val Stöecklein – Grey Life (1969)

Not long after leaving the Blue Things, Stöecklein laid bare his deepest yearnings and despair.

‘He doesn’t want to do it’: David Crosby appeals to Roger McGuinn for long-awaited Byrds reunion

‘He doesn’t want to do it’: David Crosby appeals to Roger McGuinn for long-awaited Byrds reunion

The surviving members of the Byrds haven’t appeared together since 2000.

One Track Mind: Robyn Hitchcock, “The Ghost In You” from The Man Upstairs (2014)

One Track Mind: Robyn Hitchcock, “The Ghost In You” from The Man Upstairs (2014)

A synth-driven Psychedelic Furs song might not seem like a great cover idea. But it was.

Jan Luley featuring Thomas L’Etienne – Boonoonoonous (2014)

Jan Luley featuring Thomas L’Etienne – Boonoonoonous (2014)

The title is derived from Creole patois for “wonderful.” And wonderful, it is.

Bronwynne Brent – Stardust (2014)

Bronwynne Brent – Stardust (2014)

Here’s a voice so entrancing that it delays my processing of the delivered lyrics.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “The Hitter” (2005)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “The Hitter” (2005)

Over time, I realized I’d missed the true heart of this song.