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Big Ears Festival with Marc Ribot

to any and all within the sound of my virtual voice! (and any who, perhaps, have a brother-in-law with a late-model buick who might ferry you to knoxville, TN...

The Garfield House

    NOW IT CAN BE TOLD… This house –looking here like a cross between fairytale doom and a Christmas cookie— is called the Garfield House. It was built...

Sam Phillips & Joe Henry: Alone and Together

To whom it may concern: I have been discussing this possibility for years with my dear friend of a quarter century – my true sister –  Sam Phillips; and...

The Barber of Seville

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Invisible Hour

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN My new album that stands trembling upon your threshold, Invisible Hour, is my 13th as a solo artist. It represents plenty to me beyond sheer endurance;...

The 78 Project

I trust some of you may have noticed the formal album release this week of The 78 Project, on which I am –in duet with my friend Lisa Hannigan...

Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him

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Japan with Lisa Hannigan

Nearly 3 years ago, i toured Japan for the first time. I accepted the invitation with uncertainty, believing that –since i had never been– i’d be starting from scratch...

Touring with Lisa Hannigan

dear friends, now it can be told… throughout much of june, i will be touring in collaboration with my friend and sister, the great lisa hannigan of ireland. we...

GONE / NOT GONE: Levon Helm in Motion

This past Tuesday afternoon, many of us began to receive and share word that Levon Helm was in the final stages of his long and heroic battle with cancer....

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