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Folk for Folk Who Like Kidfolk

Apr 13th, 2015 | By

When my kids were born I wanted to play them music during their childhood that was authentic, diverse, memorable, and fun. One recommendation I got was for Sam Hinton’s “Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts.” It came with the stamp of approval from Smithsonian Folkways, so I was in. It fit nicely with my high-brow
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Tripping the Dirt Fantastic

Feb 7th, 2015 | By

Elton John became my first rock hero after I saw him play the Pinball Wizard in the movie Tommy. Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy was one of the first albums I bought for myself to try and get a little closer to the Pinball Wizard himself. Elton was more than his boots, it
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