Pokey LaFarge In Concert: Newport Folk Festival 2010

Pokey LaFarge performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival.

hide captionPokey LaFarge performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival.

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Set List

Mississippi River

Right Key, Wrong Key Hole

Feels So Good

Sweet Potato

Oh Mama

Home Away From Home

Sunny Side Of The Street


Walk Your Way Out Of Town

Red Rock Bottom

Bring On The Whistles

Keep Your Hands Off Of My Gal

Head To Toe

Old Black Dog

Claude Jones

La La Blues


Move Out Of Town

You wouldn't expect someone called Pokey LaFarge to grow up in fancy boarding schools, so it's not a huge surprise to learn that he came of age as an all-around rural wanderer who found his voice in roving packs of fellow buskers. Naturally, he keeps one eye on tradition, but — true to form for an adventure-seeking free spirit — he's always looking forward, too. LaFarge's newest album, recorded with his South City Three, is titled Riverboat Soul. Here, LaFarge and his band perform live at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I.



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