An evening pause: Some nice folk music, written by Eden MacAdam Somer and Larry Unger and performed by them live in 2010.
An evening pause: One of the most beautiful songs ever written, sung by one of the world’s best singers.
An evening pause: In tribute to Doc Watson, who died last week at the age of 89. Blind from the age of 1, Watson is widely considered one of America’s best folk guitarists. Watch what he does here in this 1991 live performance.
An evening pause: Kate & Anna McGarrigle – Talk to me of Mendocino
I bid farewell to the state of ol’ New York,
My home away from home.
In the state of New York I came of age
when first I started roaming.
An evening pause: I know this was the song from yesterday’s evening pause, but I found both performances to be so nicely done that I wanted to share them both.
An evening pause: A belated memorial to Kate McGarrigle, who passed away from cancer on January 18, 2010. Here she and her sister Anna sing their classic, “Heart like a Wheel”, Cafe Lena 1990.
An evening pause: Stan Rogers’ classic song, Northwest Passage.
For just one time, I would take the northwest passage
To find the hand of Franklin reaching for the Beaufort Sea,
Tracing one warm line through a land so wide and savage,
And make a northwest passage to the sea.