Cahalen Morrison & Eli West, 'Down In The Lonesome Draw' (Live) The Seattle folk duo's new song, "Down in the Lonesome Draw," is about searching for work and opportunity — a relevant topic for musicians and music lovers alike. Watch them perform the song live.

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Folk Alley Presents: Cahalen Morrison & Eli WestFolk Alley

Don't let Cahalen Morrison and Eli West's simple two-man sound fool you. The music itself isn't simple so much as an exercise in artful restraint. The Seattle duo's new album, I'll Swing My Hammer With Both My Hands, is packed with exquisite instrumentation and close country harmonies. But the stories they tell and the melodies they employ are complex and wrought with nuanced emotion.

"Down in the Lonesome Draw" is about searching for work and opportunity — an old American story with nearly as much relevance now as when the Western states were still a frontier.

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Recorded in Saranac Lake, N.Y., by BeeHive Productions.

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