Tag: The Roots of Roots Music

The Roots of Roots Music – Stanley, Louvin, Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs

The Roots of Roots Music – Stanley, Louvin, Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs

June 29, 2016 | By

This past week Ralph Stanley left this world. He was, without doubt, one of the prime influences in 20th Century country music. So here are a few clips of Ralph and some of the other prime movers, shakers and music makers, back in the day. The Stanley Brothers – Worried Man Blues This is from […]

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The Roots of Roots Music – Bob Dylan

The Roots of Roots Music – Bob Dylan

June 22, 2016 | By

It has been said, by Steve Earle, that Bob Dylan invented the job of singer songwriter. It could be argued that Bob took the idea from Woody Guthrie and developed it, but it is clear that the arrival of Dylan on the scene in the early ’60s changed the course of popular music, such that […]

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WoodSongs on FolkNRoots with Judy Collins and Ari Hest

WoodSongs on FolkNRoots with Judy Collins and Ari Hest

June 17, 2016 | By

You may have noticed that we have recently been running a series of posts here on FolkNRoots Radio.com featuring artists who are part of ‘The Roots of Roots Music”. This week’s featured guest on Michael Johnathon’s WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour fits perfectly with that theme. Judy Collins burst onto the folk with her debut […]

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The Roots of Roots Music – Joan Baez

The Roots of Roots Music – Joan Baez

June 15, 2016 | By

Joan Baez has long been one of my heroes, as much for her activism and willingness to put herself out on the line in service of improving the world, as for the voice and music I love so well. She started as a young folk singer with one of the purest voices anyone had ever […]

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