Music for the Day 3/31

It is Tuesday. And we’re off. Peter Rowan – The Free Mexican Airforce – Here it is, the great vibe check of all vibe checks. Greensky Bluegrass – Hoxeyville – Early, early, early Greensky. There’s no words in this, but I’ve personally seen about half the people on this email list dance to this song after a […]

Music for the Day 3/30

It’s Monday, the people are furloughed, but I want some semblance of routine so HERE WE GO Robert Earl Keen – Feelin’ Good Again Starting us off is the man from Houston, a 2012 inductee into the Texas Songwriters Hall of Fame, a 2019 inductee into the Texas Cowboys Hall of Fame, and many more nonsensical […]

Music for the Day 3/27

What a week that was. Everyone do a pat down. Legs still there? Head screwed on? Sniffer still sniffing? I think…I think we’re gonna make it. Cool, now for the quarantunes: Willie Nelson – On the Road Again A timeless tune of impermanence and transience. These corona days are pretty weird, and if you don’t get outside and […]

Music for the Day 3/26

It’s sunny out and there’s a mourning dove that’s been singing outside the window all morning so we might as well get singing too. Here we go! California Honeydrops – When it was Wrong  I learned about the California Honeydrops on a concert special that Delta was showing on a cross-country flight, and boy o […]

Music for the Day 3/25

Humpday to put it lightly. The sun also rises. Here are the Quarantunes. Trout Steak Revival – Brighter Every Day Trout Steak Revival is a colorado bluegrass/folk/everything else band from Colorado. For me, this was the first thing I woke up humming today. Let the light in. Toots & the Maytals – Take Me Home (Country […]

Music for the Day 3/24

Careening into Tuesday! Here we are, doing the thing. Let’s have some music to push us through the rest of it. Ray Charles & Willie Nelson – Seven Spanish Angels When people talk about a song painting a picture in your mind (I talk about that quite a bit), I almost always think of this […]

Music for the Day 3/23

It’s Monday, it’s snowing, it’s time to listen to some music. I’m With Her – Hear Jerusalem Moan (Greyfox Festival 2019) I’m a big fan of the Greyfox festival for two reasons. 1) They record almost everything and put it on YouTube. Love that. 2) Because we get some pretty awesome people playing together. I’m With Her […]

Music for the Day 3/20

It’s Friday. Here’s the music, you can make it. Rising Appalachia (NPR Tiny Desk) Rising Appalachia. These two sisters are making incredible music. Rage Against the Machine meets a traditional revival meets a Green Peace poetry slam. They are awesome. Molly Tuttle & Billy Strings – To Lay Me Down (Live, Greyfox Festival 2018) Molly […]

Music for the Day 3/19

Welcome back, and welcome to Thursday. Thursday starts with a T and so do the words “Train” and “Trucks”, two of the very best things to write songs about. So without further adieu, train ‘n truck Thursday…. Arlo Guthrie – City of New Orleans From America’s royal family of sticking a thumb in the air, Arlo […]

Music for the Day 3/18

Good day, weary travelers. Come, peruse my wares…. Tyler Childers (Live) We’re starting the day off with the maddog Tyler Childers. He wasn’t quite as big here as he is now, and you’d have to pay a pretty penny nowadays to see him play on the front porch of a shack to 40 people in lawnchairs. […]