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Big Star, Indian Folk Songs, Josh Ritter

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Big Star, Indian Folk Songs, Josh Ritter

Big Star, Indian Folk Songs, Josh Ritter

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Powerful new folk rock from Dave Dondero; Pete Seeger's grandson with The Mammals; Indian folk songs: Shujaat Husain Khan; Contemporary blues from Kelly Joe Phelps; and Alt country singer/songwriter Josh Ritter. Featured Artist: Big Star.

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Big Star, Indian Folk Songs, Josh Ritter

Big Star Story

In the Street

  • from Big Star Story
  • by Big Star

Big Star is largely credited with creating the power-pop sound, made famous by bands like R.E.M.

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The Transient

Ashes on the Highway

  • from Transient
  • by Dave Dondero

David Dondero's latest album tells the story of a street musician passing from town to town, his battles with drug addiction, love, loss and hopelessness.

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Evolver

Way Down the Old Plank Road

  • from Evolver
  • by The Mammals

This is the debut release from a folk supergroup of sorts that includes Tao Rodriguez-Seeger, grandson of Pete Seeger, and Ruth Ungar, daughter of fiddler Jay Ungar and guitarist Lyn Hardy.

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Hawa Hawa

Hawa Hawa

  • from Hawa Hawa
  • by Shujaat Hussain Khan

Shujaat Husain Khan is a master of "Imdadkhani gharana," a kind of Indian sitar playing. His latest CD consists entirely of traditional Indian folk music he heard as a child.

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Slingshot Professionals

Cardboard Box of Batteries

  • from Slingshot Professionals
  • by Kelly Joe Phelps

rom Portland, Oregon, Kelly Joe Phelps is an acoustic/slide guitarist who got his start in free jazz before finding his calling in contemporary blues.

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Hello Starling

Kathleen

  • from Hello Starling
  • by Josh Ritter

We first featured Josh Ritter as a great unknown artist when he released his debut, The Golden Age of Radio in May 2002.

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