- "The Easy Way"
- "You Rise And Meet The Day"
- "If I Wrote You"
- "It's Alright"
- "The Hudson"
In her fifth appearance on Mountain Stage, Dar Williams teams up with the Mountain Stage band to showcase her always beautiful soprano and idiosyncratic songwriting.
A major presence on the folk scene for nearly two decades, Williams' style has been compared to Joni Mitchell and Joan Baez — with a few acidic and humorous twists.
Before turning to writing and performing full time, Williams directed plays and served as stage manager for the Opera Company of Boston. In 1998, she teamed up with Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell for an acclaimed album and tour under the moniker Cry Cry Cry. Her 2008 album, Promised Land, featured collaborations with Jayhawks co-founder Gary Louris and Rob Hyman of The Hooters.
Williams' most recent release, a career-spanning two-disc set, is titled Many Great Companions.
This segment originally aired on May 17th, 2011.