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NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2012 - NPR (blog)

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2012 - NPR (blog) | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
NPR (blog)NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2012NPR (blog)Bill Fay, "The Never Ending Happening" Intimate piano balladry from an English folk-rock elder who spent his 40 years away from the recording studio gathering the wisdom that makes his music...
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Intriguing mix among Americana music Grammy nominees

Intriguing mix among Americana music Grammy nominees | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
The Grammy nominees for Best Americana album included some surprises and a couple of locks. The Avett Brothers' The Carpenter and Mumford & Sons' Babel were heavy favorites, with both critical and commercial success ...
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Cream of the Crop - Twang Nation Top Americana and Roots Music Picks of 2012 « Twang Nation - The Best In Americana Music Twang Nation – The Best In Americana Music

Cream of the Crop - Twang Nation Top Americana and Roots Music Picks of 2012 « Twang Nation - The Best In Americana Music Twang Nation – The Best In Americana Music | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
RT @TwangNation: Best of 2012 pick - http://t.co/rOuRzETX - @CorbLund with the @TpTroubadours "Ramblin Fever" - http://t.co/3m5XHTuw
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Singer-songwriter Carole King to receive U.S. Gershwin prize

Singer-songwriter Carole King to receive U.S. Gershwin prize | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - American singer-songwriter Carole King will be awarded the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the U.S. national library said on Thursday.The multiple Grammy Award winner (Singer-songwriter Carole King to receive U.S.
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Today's "New" Music Is All Folked Up | PopMatters

Today's "New" Music Is All Folked Up | PopMatters | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
Last year's Grammys acknowledged the new trend by putting Mumford & Sons and the Avett Brothers on stage alongside Bob Dylan, arguably the most important figure in the history of folk music. Just a few weeks ago, the ...
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Zoiks! Online - Music. Stand-up. TV. Film. "Funny Name. Seriously ...

Zoiks! Online - Music. Stand-up. TV. Film. "Funny Name. Seriously ... | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
A folk-pop duo comprised of vocalist Joy Williams and guitarist John Paul White, The Civil Wars made an appearance last year in the ACL Presents special, Americana Music Festival 2011, and ACL has been excited to have them back for a full set ever...
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40th Anniversary of "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" - Interview with John McEuen

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Kathy Mattea gets back to her folkie roots - Chicago Tribune

Kathy Mattea gets back to her folkie roots - Chicago Tribune | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
Kathy Mattea gets back to her folkie rootsChicago TribuneMattea performs Friday at the Old Town School of Folk Music. Like its predecessor, the aptly titled "Calling Me Home" continues her exploration of the mountain country from which she came.
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The 8 Ball 9.23.12: The Top 8 Political Songs - 411mania.com

The 8 Ball 9.23.12: The Top 8 Political Songs - 411mania.com | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
The 8 Ball 9.23.12: The Top 8 Political Songs411mania.comThere was a time when folk music rose to the forefront of the political music scene, acting as a voice for the people in crying out for changes in the world and in the government.
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The Politics of Folk Music - First Things (blog)

The Politics of Folk MusicFirst Things (blog)I was recently asked to return to my alma mater, Swarthmore College, to participate in a forum on politics and folk music.
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Album review: Mumford & Sons, 'Babel' - Chicago Tribune

Album review: Mumford & Sons, 'Babel' - Chicago Tribune | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
CBS NewsAlbum review: Mumford & Sons, 'Babel'Chicago TribuneMumford & Sons aren't really interested in any sort of folk revivalism.
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Bob Dylan's song about the Titanic makes you wish you'd been on board

Bob Dylan's song about the Titanic makes you wish you'd been on board | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
Could someone who doesn't love the rock canon, but does love lyrics, listen to Dylan's new album and understand the praise?
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Bob Dylan: his Hells Angel conversion

Bob Dylan: his Hells Angel conversion | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
Dylan says his brush with a dead Hells Angel has helped him 'fly above the chaos'.
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Folk/roots/Americana Nominees for the 55th Grammy Awards

Folk/roots/Americana Nominees for the 55th Grammy Awards | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
... music, earning a nomination is still a notable feat for artists and songwriters. It's been a couple of years since the Recording Academy re-organized its folk and roots categories, separating the folk categories into Americana, ...
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Review: Artists' Tribute to Nanci Griffith

Review: Artists' Tribute to Nanci Griffith | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
12-Lookin' For The Time- Red Molly 13- I Don't Wanna Talk About Love – Carolyn Hester 14-Love At The Five And Dime- Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart. Highly recommended. Follow Sun209: Americana Music News on Twitter ...
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VVN Music: Biggest of 2012: Americana Music Association

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VVN Music: Biggest of 2012: Americana Music Association: http://t.co/LLiQMWib
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Music Review: Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott - We're Usually A Lot ...

Music Review: Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott - We're Usually A Lot ... | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
Darrell Scott and Tim O'Brien have travelled the highways and byways of America recording and playing their unique brand of country, Americana, and bluegrass music. Both have been ...
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Andrew Bird – Hands of Glory

Andrew Bird – Hands of Glory | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
What exactly do we mean when we talk of folk music? Traditionally speaking this is a deceptively easy question to answer. Folk music is the music of the people; made by the people and performed by the people.
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Singer/songwriter: Leonard Cohen, live and in concert - Denver Post

Singer/songwriter: Leonard Cohen, live and in concert - Denver Post | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
Singer/songwriter: Leonard Cohen, live and in concertDenver PostSaturday. Broomfield's 1stBank Center (11450 Broomfield Lane) is in the midst of the weirdest week in its 2½-year history.
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Martyn Joseph – Songs For The Coming – reviewed by Trish Roberts

Martyn Joseph – Songs For The Coming – reviewed by Trish Roberts | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
After 30 plus years of making music you would be forgiven for thinking an artist would plateau at some point, happy to remain within familiar boundaries of the singer/songwriter, the man, voice and guitar.
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Roll on, Bob - Hornell Evening Tribune

Roll on, Bob - Hornell Evening Tribune | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
Scottish Daily RecordRoll on, BobHornell Evening TribuneThe times are ever changing, and Bob Dylan's longevity on the pop music scene is owed in large part to his refusal to stay in one place musically.
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Bob Dylan and John Lennon's Weird, One-Sided Relationship - The Atlantic

Bob Dylan and John Lennon's Weird, One-Sided Relationship - The Atlantic | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
Scottish Daily RecordBob Dylan and John Lennon's Weird, One-Sided RelationshipThe AtlanticThough The Beatles stayed fairly up to date on popular music in the early 1960s, Bob Dylan wasn't on their radar until the spring of 1964, a full year after ...
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Folk hero Gordon Lightfoot enjoying his artistic freedom - Toledo Blade

Folk hero Gordon Lightfoot enjoying his artistic freedom - Toledo Blade | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
Toledo BladeFolk hero Gordon Lightfoot enjoying his artistic freedomToledo BladeThe native of Canada was at the forefront of the folk music movement that included Ian and Sylvia, Peter Paul and Mary, and even Bob Dylan (who is a big fan of Lightfoot...
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Mint drops demand for royalty on penny-inspired folk-music album - Globe and Mail

Mint drops demand for royalty on penny-inspired folk-music album - Globe and Mail | My Kind of Music | Scoop.it
Globe and MailMint drops demand for royalty on penny-inspired folk-music albumGlobe and MailThe Canadian Folk Music Award winner said Thursday he would still accept the donations and forward them to a Halifax children's hospital.
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