Saturday Songs with Arlo Guthrie

I’ve been quiet this month. Sorry about that. It’s been a rough start to 2019 for my boys and I. Since having what was really a lovely Christmas there have once again been hospitals and grief and pain. Reasons for discouragement, but also hope. Tonight I am thinking of a song by Arlo Guthrie when…

Auld Lang Syne, the Original Words and Tune

How is this for a Flashback Friday? Happy 2016, my friends. If you sang this song just after midnight last night, my guess is that you didn’t sing all the original words (though if you did, I want to know–that’s fantastic!), nor did you sing them to the original tune. On this lazy first day…

Saturday Song with The Lumineers, “Dead Sea”

It’s Saturday, and I’ve had a long, long day and just a little sleep. So now with a glass of wine in hand I bring you the song I am unwinding to right now. The last couple of years I’ve really gotten into bands with a lot of instruments, and a decidedly folk-rock feel–Devotchka, Beruit,…