All posts tagged "folk music"
Harry Chapin: Unraveling the Story Behind “Cats in the Cradle”
In musical narratives, few songs have captured the hearts of listeners like “Cats in the Cradle.” Released in 1974, this poignant ballad by singer-songwriter Harry Chapin has become an anthem of fatherhood, resonating with generations and reminding...
- Posted June 18, 2023
Nick Drake: Five Leaves Left
Today marks the 48th anniversary of Nick Drake’s debut album, Five Leaves Left, named after the warning found towards the end of a packet of Rizla cigarette papers. The sessions began in July 1968 at Chelsea’s Sound Techniques...
- Posted September 1, 2017
Jake Shimabukuro at The Palladium 11/7/16
Jake Shimabukuro at The Palladium 11/7/16 by Joe O’Gara While some people may only associate ukulele music with swaying palm trees and ocean waves crashing on the shore of a tropical island, those who attended Jake Shimabukuro’s...
- Posted November 16, 2016