Creating a Folk Song to Bring a Community Together

& WFDU-FM’s Traditions Playlist for June 28, 2015 Songwriter Peter Mulvey Invites Other Songwriters to Contribute Verses to Honor Memory of Charleston Victims … and Protest the Confederate Flag Charles Seeger, the father of the late Pete Seeger, created the term “folk process” in an attempt to help define exactly … → read more

Don’t You Call My Name — Caleb Meyer, pt. 2

Jaywalkers This is the second post on the Gillian Welch and David Rawlings song “Caleb Meyer.” Read the first post here.  In the last post, we heard how Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings’s “Caleb Meyer” successfully embraces trappings of Southern Appalachian musical authenticity to do something innovative through something utterly … → read more