“Unprepared to Die”: An Interview with Paul Slade

From the time we started Murder Ballad Monday in 2012, one of our neighbors in the curious portion of the web focused on murder balladry has been Paul Slade, journalist and owner of PlanetSlade.com. While not exactly a blog, Slade’s web site provides, among other content, in-depth articles on the “true stories” behind … → read more

CD RECOMMENDATION- “PEGGY SEEGER: THREE SCORE AND TEN”

Folk music has always done a good job celebrating its visionaries and pioneers. Glancing at the CD and LP library, I can find a number of recordings of retrospectives and concerts that honor these individuals – the classic Woody Guthrie tribute concerts from 1968 & 1970, tribute concerts and recordings … → read more