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Gretchen Peters - Q&A

Q&A, Part 2

After a recent Q&A I did for a music blog, someone said to me that if they’d been doing the interview, they’d have asked different questions. I thought it was a fun idea, so I mentioned on social media and in my newsletter that if anyone had any burning questions they’d like answered, I’d compile … MORE

Gretchen Peters - Q&A

Q&A, Part 1

After a recent Q&A I did for a music blog, someone said to me that if they’d been doing the interview, they’d have asked different questions. I thought it was a fun idea, so I mentioned on social media and in my newsletter that if anyone had any burning questions they’d like answered, I’d compile … MORE

For Us The Living

50 years on

Fifty years ago today, Medgar Evers was gunned down in his own driveway, within earshot of his wife and three children. As a very young child, I experienced this event, and the ones that followed like a recurring nightmare (Kennedy, King, another Kennedy), mainly through the prism of my parents’ response. My mother cried in … MORE

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Woman On The Wheel 2013 Tour – Walk In Music

Barry Walsh has once again put together a great set of walk-in music for our upcoming UK/EU tour. You can read about it at his website. Here’s what you’ll be hearing before the lights go down if you’re coming to a show: Monteleone – Mark Knopfler (Get Lucky) Down From Dover – Marianne Faithful (Easy Come … MORE

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2012 Highlights

It’ll take me awhile to process everything that happened in 2012. It was an amazing year that went by so fast I’m not sure how it got to be December already. Covering all the highlights would be difficult, but here are some of my favorite moments, in no particular order.           … MORE

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Ghosts and Heroes

You don’t think it’s going to be as big a deal as it turns out to be. I wasn’t raised on the Grand Ole Opry – in the suburbs of New York City it was as unknown as grits or turnip greens. But I did fall in love with country music as a teenager, thanks … MORE

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UK/EU Tour Walk-in music

If you’ve attended a show on the current UK/EU tour, here’s what you’ve been listening to beforehand: 1. At The Same Time – Tom Waits 2. Moonlight Mile – Cowboy Junkies 3. The Best is Yet to Come – Patty Griffin 4. Come Home – Ryan Adams 5. Millionaire – Solomon Burke 6. Speed of … MORE

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Tower Of Song on Sirius/XM The Village – Show #4 playlist

Recently Sirius/XM asked me to host a series of shows on The Village, the folk channel. The show is called Tower Of Song, and the playlist for show #4, which aired on February 15, 2012, is below. Show #4 (Feat. guest: Mary Gauthier) intro: Tower Of Song song: Donovan “Catch The Wind” song: Fairport Convention … MORE

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Tower Of Song on Sirius/XM The Village – Show #3 playlist

Recently Sirius/XM asked me to host a series of shows on The Village, the folk channel. The show is called Tower Of Song, and the playlist for show #3, which aired on February 8, 2012, is below. Show #3 (Feat. guest: Will Kimbrough) intro: Tower Of Song song: Tom Rush “Driving Wheel” song: artist Rosanne … MORE

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Tower Of Song on Sirius/XM The Village – Show #2 playlist

Recently Sirius/XM asked me to host a series of shows on The Village, the folk channel. The show is called Tower Of Song, and the playlist for show #2, which aired on February 1, 2012, is below. Show #2 (Feat. guest: Slaid Cleaves) intro: Tower Of Song song: Jesse Winchester “Mississippi, You’re On My Mind” … MORE