Basic Folk 171 – Dietrich Strause

June 30, 2022

Dietrich Strause, raised in Lancaster, PA, was classically trained on trumpet growing up, but the allure of songwriting and performing his own music pulled him into the Americana world. He found his way to the Boston area and into the super collaborative and supportive community found there. On his new album, You And I Must Be Out Of My Mind, Dietrich found himself more in control of the creative process thanks to spending years cultivating his skills at Great North…

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Basic Folk 166 – Richard Thompson

May 26, 2022

Richard Thompson‘s memoir, Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice 1967 – 1975 (now out in paperback) is a…

Basic Folk 165 – John Doe

May 19, 2022

Powered by RedCircle John Doe‘s career has gone from poetry to punk to country to acting to punk to folk…

Basic Folk 164 – Steve Forbert

May 12, 2022

Steve Forbert is not a dramatic person. His stories are fairly straight forward even though he’s lived a pretty incredible…

Basic Folk 163 – Lily Henley

May 5, 2022

Fiddler and sing/songwriter Lily Henley‘s latest album, Oras Dezaoradas, is a full-on celebration of her Sephardic Jewish Heritage. The lineage…


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