by Sean Jewell:: You may be more beat than me and already know about Allen Ginsberg‘s First Blues, his double LP of music originally issued in 1983. Even if you already know what I don’t, though, you’ll be glad to hear Omnivore Records is re-issuing the recordings. Featuring Bob Dylan (really), Arthur Russell, Happy Traum, David Amram, […]

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This perennial favorite animated by Drew Christie is based on a John Cohen interview we did years ago, when he told us the story of first meeting Harry Smith on the streets of NYC in the 60’s- and it’s all true!. John of course was at the forefront of the early folk revival scene and […]