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  1. Hear It First: John Gorka, 'True In Time'Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | Folk Alley

    John Gorka is a towering figure in folk music thanks to his longevity, powerful baritone, collaborative spirit, and remarkable songwriting. Gorka has been on the scene since the early 1980's, where he cut his teeth in the Fast Folk circles in New York, playing in coffeehouse alongside folks like Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin and Nanci Griffith.

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  2. John Gorka to play Jan. 22 as part of Club Jaeb seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... eTown, CNN and more. Many artists have recorded and/or performed his songs, including Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nanci Griffith, Eliza Gilkyson, Mary Black and Maura O'Connell. Gorka got his start at Godfrey Daniels, a neighborhood coffeehouse in ...

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  3. Bonnie Hearne, fixture of New Mexico's folk and country scene, dies at age 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | The Westerner

    ... 47 years next Tuesday," Bill Hearne said. The Hearnes have appeared on albums with such musical greats as Nanci Griffith, Lyle Lovett, Jerry Jeff Walker, Buck Owens and Emmylou Harris. Lovett once opened a show for the Hearnes. Born in Corsicana, ...

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  4. Folk, ountry music singer, piano player Bonnie Hearne dies at age 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    ... Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center. The Hearnes have appeared on albums with such musical greats as Nanci Griffith, Lyle Lovett, Jerry Jeff Walker, Buck Owens and Emmylou Harris. Lovett once opened a show for the Hearnes. Former Santa Fe ...

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  5. Johnny Cash Songwriter Richard Dobson Dead at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | RollingStone

    Songwriter and novelist Richard Dobson, whose songs were recorded by Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Guy Clark, Nanci Griffith, David Allan Coe, Carlene Carter and Dave Edmunds, among others, died Saturday in a hospital in The writer of the title cut to Guy Clark's celebrated 1988 LP  Old Friends , Dobson was called the "Hemingway of country music," by Nanci Griffith, who recorded his "Ballad of Robin Winter-Smith," the tale of a motorcycle daredevil, on her 1984 album  Once in a Very Blue Moon . His tune "Baby Ride Easy" was recorded as a duet by Johnny and June Carter Cash as well as Carlene Carter and Dave Edmunds.

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  6. A Musical Healing on the AirwavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | KQED

    ... Robin Pressman knew exactly which song to open her first show back on the radio: "I Wish It Would Rain," by Nanci Griffith. Pressman feels the region's loss as much as anyone. Like many of her listeners, she also lost everything in the Oct. 8 fire, ...

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  7. Bill Staines Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Metro Times

    ... musician with a gift for instantly memorable tunes that are liable to turn into singalongs at any time. Says Nanci Griffith (for whom Staines's "Roseville Fair" has been a longtime staple): "Bill Staines has been my hero since 1977. He carries on ...

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  8. Thomm Jutz Releases "Crazy If You Let It"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Cybergrass

    ... than twenty albums over the past five years. Albums by Country Music Hall of Famer Mac Wiseman, folk legend Nanci Griffith, fabled country-punk Jason Ringenberg, Grammy-nominated duo Eric Brace & Peter Cooper, Otis Gibbs and many more, all recorded ...

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  9. Folk performers Clive Gregson and Liz Simcock are on tour togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    FOLK duo Clive Gregson and Liz Simcock will play Black Dyke Mills at Queensbury on October 7 with songs from their first joint album Underwater Dancing. Clive's songs have been recorded by many artists, including Nanci Griffith, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Kim Carnes, Claire Martin, Smokie, Norma Waterson, Matt Cardle and Fairport Convention.

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  10. Author, musician Cooke dies at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Jackson Hole News And Guide

    Bill Briggs, off stage, Rob Sidle, John Kuzloski, Hank Phibbs, Christine Langdon, Tasha Ghozali and John Sidle perform a rendition of Nanci Griffith's "Love at the Five and Dime" in memory of John Byrne Cooke during Monday evening's Hootenanny at Dornan's. Cooke died Sunday at St. John's Medical Center while friends from the Hootenanny played his favorite songs at his bedside.

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  11. This day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Boston.com

    Birthdays: Singer Della Reese is 86. The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is 82. Actor Ned Beatty is 80. Singer Gene Chandler is 77. Actor Burt Ward is 72. Former president George W. Bush is 71. Actor-director Sylvester Stallone is 71. Ex-football star and actor Fred Dryer is 71. Actress Shelley Hack is 70. Actor Geoffrey Rush is 66. Actress Allyce Beasley is 66. Actor Grant Goodeve is 65. Country singer Nanci Griffith is 64. Jazz musician Rick Braun is 62. Former first daughter Susan Ford Bales is 60. Hockey player and coach Ron Duguay is 60. Actress-writer Jennifer Saunders is 59. Reporter/moderator John Dickerson is 49. Wu-Tang Clan rapper Inspectah Deck is 47. TV host Josh Elliott is 46. Rapper 50 Cent is 42. Comedian-actor Kevin Hart is 38. In 1885, French scientist Louis Pasteur tested an anti-rabies vaccine on 9-year-old Joseph Meister, who had been bitten by an infected dog; the ... (more)

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  12. Today in History for Thursday, July 6, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Amarillo.com

    ... Reese is 86. Former President George W. Bush is 71. Actor-director Sylvester Stallone is 71. Country singer Nanci Griffith is 64. Actor Brian Posehn is 51. Rapper 50 Cent is 42. Actress Tia Mowry is 39. Actress Tamera Mowry is 39. Comedian-actor ...

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  13. Spotlight with Lauren Daley: Folk Festival must-see actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... duo have been making beautiful music together for more than 20 years. They were both members of folk singer Nanci Griffith's band, The Blue Moon Orchestra, in the early 1990s, when Griffith hit her zenith with her Grammy-winning album, “Other ...

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  14. Loretta Hagen plays NJBGRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The West Milford Messenger

    ... Crenshaw among others. Following her critically acclaimed CD "Something More," co-produced by Pat McInerney (Nanci Griffith), Hagen released "Sundown Till Dawn," a CD that garnered rave reviews and radio play across the country. "Sundown Till Dawn" ...

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  15. Loretta Hagen plays NJBGRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The West Milford Messenger

    ... Crenshaw among others. Following her critically acclaimed CD "Something More," co-produced by Pat McInerney (Nanci Griffith), Hagen released "Sundown Till Dawn," a CD that garnered rave reviews and radio play across the country. "Sundown Till Dawn" ...

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  16. Chatfield will host troubadour StainesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... people gather to hear his original songs. Those songs have been recorded by the likes of Peter, Paul & Mary, Nanci Griffith, Jerry Jeff Walker, Glen Yarborough and others. One of his songs, "All God's Critters," has been released as a children's ...

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  17. Loretta Hagen plays NJBGRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The West Milford Messenger

    ... Crenshaw among others. Following her critically acclaimed CD "Something More," co-produced by Pat McInerney (Nanci Griffith), Hagen released "Sundown Till Dawn," a CD that garnered rave reviews and radio play across the country. "Sundown Till Dawn" ...

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  18. Concert: Caravan of ThievesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... audiences of all ages as they shared stages with world renowned artists such as Emmylou Harris, Dan Hicks, Nanci Griffith, The Decembrists, Ricky Skaggs, Tom Tom Club, Iron and Wine, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Tony Trischka, John Hammond, John Jorgenson ...

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  19. LIVE: Sarah Jarosz @ The Egg, 3/9/17Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Nippertown!

    ... in Jarosz's set: Bob Dylan's "Ring Them Bells," Guy Clark's "Baton Rouge," the Trio's "High Sierra" and Nanci Griffith's "I Wish It Would Rain," but frankly they were eclipsed by Jarosz's own very personal songwriting. The title track from 2013's ...

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  20. Vaudevillian gypsy jazz on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... Lewis has performed around the world with the Indigo Girls, Pat Benatar, Judy Collins, Richie Havens and Nanci Griffith. She has released seven albums of original material and is working on a new CD and a one-woman play. The Music in Bass Hall ...

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