"When I first started writing songs, I used my music as a vehicle for words, because that's what my childhood songwriting heroes seemed to do." James Toth wrote the music first for Clipper Ship.
Leah Toth/Courtesy of the artist
"Jack [Rose] transcended the shadow of [John] Fahey, and I think that's really difficult to do," Steve Gunn says. "It was undeniable when he played — people paid attention."
Sam Erickson/Courtesy of the artist