In November 2013, an intern at the New York State Museum in Albany, N.Y., uncovered the only known recording of a speech delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sept. 12, 1962, at the Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City. Continue reading
Music group Crooked Still goes back to old source material to create modern takes on traditional tunes by reworking instrumentation and lyrics. Continue reading
Front-woman of the Junior League Band, Lissy Rosemont is set to release her third full-length album, “Jelly Roll,” this week with a concert at Washington, D.C.’s Rock N Roll Hotel. Lissy is singer, guitarist, pianist, banjo player…and the author’s fiancee.
Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings have been singing harmony and picking guitars together for over a decade, but almost always under the marquee of her Bluegrass star power.