Taproot Media

Special audio show about the making of The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams. 13 singer/songwriters were given the opportunity to set lyrics from Hank Williams' notebooks to music and perform them on the CD. On this show hosted by Alejandro Escovedo, we hear the artists such as Jack White, Rodney Crowell, and Alan Jackson talk about what it was like to “collaborate” with Hank Williams.

Direct download: tmf0068.mp3
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Joanathan Harkham talks about trying to capture the textures of the southern California landscape and latino culture, listening to his mother's country music while growing up in Los Angeles, and why he chose to cover "Green Green Grass of Home."

Direct download: tmf0067.mp3
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Ted Hefko talks about the extremely competitive music scene in  NYC and how that's a positive influence on artists, how Dylan's early work was a uge inspiration for him, riding the Greyhound Bus to move to New Orelans when he was just out of high school, and learning to "fix his face."

Direct download: tmf0066.mp3
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Mary Flower talks about the Piedmont blues as "band in a hand," how she met Elizabeth Cotten, her square-necked Gibson and when she works it into her shows, playing everywhere from bars to Merlefest, and talks about three tracks from her Misery Loves Company CD.

Direct download: tmf0065.mp3
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