Kate Miller-Heidke is a platinum selling recording artist in Australia, and her song "Caught in the Crowd" (co-written with her husband), won the grand prize in the International Songwriting Competition. Listen to Miller-Heidke's Mountain Stage debut.
Singer-songwriter Marc Cohn is most famous for his song "Walking in Memphis." In his second Mountain Stage performance, Cohn plays songs from his new record, Listening Booth: 1970, a tribute to influential pop songs of his childhood.
Pioneering folk singer Hazel Dickens, center, performs with Mollie and Tim O'Brien in 1997. Dickens died on Friday, April 22, at the age of 75.
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Leigh and Chandra Watson's gospel-influenced sibling harmony is the focal point of their albums. Here the duo performs songs from their second CD, Talking To You, Talking To Me, on their first appearance on Mountain Stage.
Clare and Olivier Manchon are at the heart of the chamber-folk ensemble Clare and the Reasons. Its second album, Arrow, is a collaborative effort that shows off the band's big sound. Here, it performs on Mountain Stage with Bob Hart and a brass section from West Virginia University.
Arguably the greatest blues pianist, Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins died yesterday. Perkins recorded with legends at Sun Records and spent 12 years as Muddy Waters' piano player before striking out on his own. Last month, Perkins made history as the oldest performer to win a Grammy.
Her sound conjures the best of 1930s and '40s pop, and her lyrics are inspired by entities as diverse as Judy Garland, Queen and the television drama Dexter. Here, Smith performs with her backing band, The Great Picture Show.
April Smith and The Great Picture Show on Mountain Stage - 06/15/2010
Dylan visits West Virginia with Three Legs, the rootsy ensemble featuring Neko Case and Kelly Hogan. The band plays songs from Dylan's sophomore solo release, the T-Bone Burnett-produced Women & Country.
At 19, Hammond hitchhiked to Los Angeles to start his career. Now, 40 years later, he's created a blues repertoire that spans generations. Hear Hammond perform a mix of original and cover songs, including "Get Behind the Mule" by Tom Waits.
John Hammond in Concert on Mountain Stage - 10/24/2008