Mississippi John Hurt

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Ramblin' Jack Elliott | A Stranger Here

The country-blues songbook as written by Son House, Blind Willie Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, and Charley Patton seems like natural, if previously unexplored, territory for this folk legend.
Anti- (2009)
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  March 30, 2009

ICA artists ring in the new year

If you feel you haven’t spent enough high-quality time with ANDREW WITKIN at the ICA’s Foster Prize exhibition (which closes January 4), or you just weren’t paying attention — fear not.
Andrew Witkin at LaMontagne, Douglas Weathersby at Judi Rotenberg
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  December 24, 2008

Split personality

Jenny Scheinman is such an unassuming, modest musician that it’s easy to underestimate the radicalness of her two new CDs, Jenny Scheinman and Crossing the Field .
Jenny Scheinman gets herself together
By JON GARELICK  |  June 02, 2008

Across countries

So much for keeping it local.
The Mercy Brother's Mike Dinallo gets around
By BOB GULLA  |  January 30, 2007

Both sides of the blues

When the Streets put out Original Pirate Material in 2004, there was much agreement that the crazy cadenced rap coming out of that Brit’s mouth was genuinely as original as music gets nowadays, exploring the very edges of contemporary music.
Meantone and Samuel James tackle America’s original musical form
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 15, 2006