Essential New Music: Billy Bragg And Joe Henry’s “Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad”

The railroad looms large in America‚Äôs history and mythology alike and makes a rich, fitting subject for these two veteran troubadours/amateur roots-ologists. Their latest project takes on the vast, varied repertoire of train songs; both traditionals and folk, pop and country staples that might as well be. This March, engaging in a bit of ballad-worthy … Continue reading Essential New Music: Billy Bragg And Joe Henry’s “Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad”