Tag Archives: Folk

AN ALBUM (OR TWO) IN MY HEAD THIS WEEK (0059)

A new release from Tony Allen, the drummer who arguably put the “Beat” in Afro Beat, and a 2-CD set from the unsung Bessie Jones are in my thoughts at the moment… TONY ALLEN FILM OF LIFE 2014 It’s hard … Continue reading

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GOODBYE, RICHIE HAVENS

  Hearing that Richie Havens passed away this week after 50 years of delivering beautiful music to the world doesn’t blunt this sharp sense of loss. Havens’ singing voice riveted to my brain the first time My Father played his … Continue reading

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