Joan, Bruce et al celebrate Pete Seeger 90th birthday (2009)

May 3, 2009 - more than 40 artists, including Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Kris Kristofferson, Richie Havens, Roger McGuinn, Ani DiFranco, Taj Mahal, Ben Harper, Dave Matthews and many others will celebrate Pete Seeger's 90th birthday at Madison Square Garden in New York. More Info

Bruce Springsteen releases his fourteenth album : ‘We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions’ celebrating Pete Seeger (2006)

Bruce Springsteen's 'We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions' is his fourteenth studio album featuring thirteen songs made popular by Pete Seeger, released on April 25, 2006 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Old Dan Tucker (Traditional) - 02:31 . 2.Jesse James (Billy Gashade) - 03:47 . 3.Mrs. Mcgrath (Traditional) - 04:19 . 4.O Mary Don'T You Weep (Traditional) - 06:05 . 5.John Henry…

We Remember Pete Seeger

January 27, 2014 - Mr.Pete Seeger, American folk music legend passed away aged 94. He is remembered.Bruce Springsteen' s 'We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions' is his fourteenth studio album featuring thirteen songs made popular by Pete Seeger, released on April 25, 2006 by Columbia Records. >> do not miss anti-Vietnam War activist Pete Seeger, John Mayall, -The Everly Brothers and…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 32/52

Caetano Veloso & Maria Bethânia, George Benson & Patti Austin, Gladys Knight & The Boston Pops, Jose James & Kori Withers, Arlo Guthrie & Pete Seeger, Dire Straits & Eric Clapton, Brandi Carlile & Pearl Jam, Johnny Hallyday & Luther Allison, Todd Terje & Bryan Ferry, Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussain, Esperanza Spalding & Flota Zjednoczonych Sił,…

Columbia publish The Byrds’ second album : ‘Turn! Turn! Turn!’ (1965)

The Byrds' 'Turn! Turn! Turn!' is their second album produced by Terry Melcher and released on December 6, 1965 by Columbia Records1 . Turn! Turn! Turn! (Live) 2 . It Won't Be Wrong (Hollywood A Go Go) 3 . It Won't Be Wrong (Hollywood A Go Go) 4 . He Was A Friend Of Mine (1967, Monterey Pop Festival) 5 . The Times They Are A Changin' (10/4/65) 6 . The Times They Are A Changing Track Listing :…

Happy Birthday David Bromberg. ‘Bromberg Variations’

This day (September 19, 1945), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born David Bromberg, an American bluegrass, blues, folk, jazz, etc. multi-instrumentalist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Big Road (2020) 2 . Statesboro Blues/Church Bell Blues (2019) 3 . Walkin’ Blues (2017) 4 . Dehlia (2015) 5 . I Like to Sleep Late in the Morning (2013) 6 . It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry (2012) 7 .…

‘Isaac Hayes at Wattstax’ is recorded at the Wattstax music festival held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (1972)

'Isaac Hayes at Wattstax' is his performance at the Wattstax music festival, recorded on August 20, 1972 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and released on April 1, 2003 by Stax.1 . Shaft (w/ Richard Pryor, Wattstax, 1973 ) 2 . Rolling Down A Mountainside (Wattstax, 1973) 3 . Soulville Track listing : . 1.Theme from Shaft (Isaac Hayes) - 04:38 . 2.Soulsville (Isaac Hayes) - 04:37 . 3.Never…

This week In Male Balladeers 32/52

George Benson, Isaac Hayes, Caetano Veloso, Paul Simon, Ibrahim Ferrer, Al Jarreau, Jamie Cullum, Anthony Hamilton, Arlo Guthrie, Lyle Lovett, David Bromberg, Joe Jackson

Happy Birthday Béla Fleck. ‘Fleck Flick’

This day (July 10, 1958), in New York City, is born Béla Fleck, a banjo player, solo or with the Flecktones.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Abigail Washburn- Let It Go (2018) 2 . w/ Abigail Washburn- The Final Countdown (2015) 3 . w/ Chick Corea - Mountain (2014) 4 . w/ The Flecktones - Sinister Minister (2011) 5 . w/ Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussein - Pile Up (2010) 6 . w/ Tony Trischka Pete Seeger…

Wyclef Jean releases his debut album : ‘The Carnival’ featuring ‘Gone Till November’ (1997)

Wyclef Jean's 'The Carnival' is his debut album, mixing hip hop, reggae, folk, disco, soul, Son Cubano and Haitian music, released on June 24, 1997 by Sony Music/Columbia Records.1 . Anything Can Happen 2 . Gone Till November 3 . Gone Till November (on 2 Meter Sessions) 4 . We Trying To Stay Alive (w/ John Forté, Pras 5 . Sweetest Thing (w/ Lauryn Hill) + We trying to stay alive(Cannes Festival,…

The Byrds release ‘Mr. Tambourine Man,’ their debut album featuring ‘All I Really Want to Do’ (1965)

The Byrds' 'Mr. Tambourine Man' feat. "All I Really Want to Do" is their debut album released on June 21, 1965 by Columbia.1 . Mr. Tambourine Man (w/ McGuinn, Hilman, Crosby and Dylan) 2 . I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (5/11/65 3 . I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (6/12/65 4 . The Bells of Rhymney 5 . Bells of Rhymney (Live) 6 . All I Really Want To Do (8/12/65 7 . I Knew I'd Want You (5/8/65 8 .…

Happy Birthday Taj Mahal. ‘Senor Mahal’

This day (May 17, 1942), in Harlem, New York, is born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks a.k.a Taj Mahal, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : w/ Keb' Mo' - She Knows How To Rock Me (2018) . Corrina (2016) . Queen Bee (2015) . Diving Duck Blues (2013) . Checkin' Up On My Baby (2012) . Senor Blues (2010) . w/ The Phantom Blues Band - New York (2012) . If The River Was Whiskey (2008) . w/ Eric…

We remember Richie Havens. ‘Stairway To Havens’

This day (April 22, 2013), in Jersey City, New Jersey, died Richie Havens an American folk singer and guitarist.Digest Tracklist : Freedom . Going Back To My The Roots (2008) . w/ Groove Armada - Hands Of Time (2002) . License To Kill . Wonder Child (1975) . Here Comes The Sun (1971) . High Flying Bird - How Late It Is (1969) . Tracklist : Here Comes The Sun . Handsome Johnny . Just Like A…

We remember Sonny Terry. ‘Sonny Left Brownie’

This day (March 11, 1986), in Mineola, New York, died Saunders Terrell a.k.a. Sonny Terry, an American Piedmont blues harmonica player.Tracklist : w/ Brownie Mcghee & Pete Seeger - Rock Island Line (1966) . Sonny Terry - Pt 1 . Sonny Terry - Pt 2 . w/ Brownie Mcghee - Drinkin' Wine . w/ Brownie Mcghee - Ride And Roll (1974) . w/ Brownie Mcghee - Burnt Child (Afraid Of Fire) (1967) . w/…

We remember Brownie McGhee. ‘Passing With The Blues’

This day (February 16, 1996), in Oakland, California, died Walter Brown 'Brownie' McGhee, blues singer and guitarist, known for his collaborations with harmonica player Sonny Terry.Tracklist : Born And Living With The Blues . w/ Bert Jansch - Come On Keep It Coming/Death Of Blind Boy Fuller (1992) . w/ Sonny Terry - Ride And Roll (1974) . w/ Sonny Terry - Burnt Child (Afraid Of Fire) (1967) . w/…

As we wish Dave Matthews, a Happy Birthday, let us have a ‘Dave Matthews Band At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, Dave Matthews a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Dave Matthews Band CREDITSPhoto : Julio EnriquezAudio : Crash into Me . So Much To Say . Two Step . Ants Marching . The Space Between . Satellite . #41 . Crush . Too Much . What Would You Say . Video : Crash Into Me . Dreamgirl . Two Step . Grace Is Gone . Ants Marching . Crush . You Might Die…

Happy Birthday Joan Baez. ‘Here’s To Joan’

This day (January 9, 1941), in Staten Island, New York, is born Joan Chandos Baez simply known as Joan Baez, an American folk singer and activist.Tracklist : It Aint Me Babe (BBC Television 1965) . With God on Our Side (1966) . Tears Of Rage (1968) . One Day at a Time (Woodstock, 1969) . Let It Be (Isle Of Wight, 1970) . Love Song to a Stranger (France, 1973) . Diamonds And Rust (French…

Guantanamera

Starting and ending with 'Guantanamera' made famous by Pete Seeger, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Ennio Morricone, Luiz Bonfa, Quincy Jones, Peter. Paul & Mary and many more.

Duetting Banjos

Featuring Todd Taylor . Banjo . Delivrance . Steve Martin . Bela Fleck . Tony Trischka . The Crow . Making the Oilcan Banjo . Ron Block . Bum Ditty . Clawhammer Banjo . Gerry O'Connor . Irish Banjo . Aguas de Marco