FOLK & COUNTRY

Our brand of folk is definitely not all "kumbaya" and our brand of country definitely not "git'r done".

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  1. Here Comes Everybody: The Story of the Pogues

    Here Comes Everybody: The Story of the Pogues

    $18.95

    The Pogues injected the fury of punk into Irish folk music and gave the world the troubled, iconic, darkly romantic songwriter Shane MacGowan. Learn More
  2. Hear My Sad Story

    Hear My Sad Story: The True Tales That Inspired "Stagolee," "John Henry," and Other Traditional American Folk Songs

    $26.00

    In 2015, Bob Dylan said, "I learned lyrics and how to write them from listening to folk songs. And I played them, and I met other people that played them, back when nobody was doing it. Sang nothing but these folk songs, and they gave me the code for everything that's fair game, that everything belongs to everyone." Learn More
  3. Gram Parsons: God's Own Singer

    Gram Parsons: God's Own Singer

    $16.95

    Gram sang like an angel and dressed like a country star. Sadly he was neither - at least not in his own lifetime. Learn More
  4. Family Tradition

    Family Tradition: Three Generations of Hank Williams

    $24.99

    Covering three generations of Hank Williams, Family Tradition is both unique and vast in scope. Learn More
  5. Falling Cars and Junkyard Dogs

    Falling Cars and Junkyard Dogs

    $15.95

    In this collection of beautifully crafted autobiographical vignettes, Jay Farrar visits the places he’s journeyed to over twenty years as a traveling musician, and recalls his formative childhood, raised by his parents from the Missouri Ozarks. Learn More
  6. Dylan Goes Electric!

    Dylan Goes Electric!: Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night That Split the Sixties

    $26.99

    ne of the music world’s pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan “went electric” at the Newport Folk Festival, timed to coincide with the event’s fiftieth anniversary. Learn More
  7. Don't Suck, Don't Die

    Don't Suck, Don't Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt

    $22.95

    "Friend, asshole, angel, mutant,” singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt “came along and made us gross and broken people seem . . . I dunno, cooler, I guess." Learn More
  8. Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead

    Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead

    $27.99

    The Grateful Dead are perhaps the most legendary American rock band of all time. For thirty years, beginning in the hippie scene of San Francisco in 1965, they were a musical institution, the original jam band that broke new ground in so many ways. Learn More
  9. Darkest America

    Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy from Slavery to Hip-Hop

    $26.95

    An exploration and celebration of a controversial tradition that, contrary to popular opinion, is alive and active after more than 150 years. Learn More
  10. Dance of Death

    Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey, American Guitarist

    $26.95

    John Fahey is to the solo acoustic guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric: the man whom all subsequent musicians had to listen to. Learn More
  11. Buried Country

    Buried Country: The Story of Aboriginal Country Music

    $29.95

    It was country music that first gave Aboriginal people a voice in modern Australia, long before it was commonplace for Aboriginal dance companies to tour the world or for Central Desert “dot paintings” to sell for astronomical sums. Learn More
  12. Buck Owens

    Buck Owens: The Biography

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    Buck Owens was the top-selling country act of the 1960s. The Beatles covered his songs; Gram Parsons idolized him; the Grateful Dead loved him. At least six marriages, several TV shows, and a publishing and media empire followed. Learn More
  13. Bound For Glory

    Bound for Glory

    $16.00

    First published in 1943, this autobiography is also a superb portrait of America's Depression years, by a man who saw it all. Learn More
  14. Blind But Now I See

    Blind But Now I See: The Biography of Music Legend Doc Watson

    $16.95

    Blind But Now I See 2nd Ed From the day Doc Watson stepped off the bus in New York City, the North Carolina music legend changed the world forever. His influence has been recognized by presidents and by the heroes of modern music. Learn More
  15. The Bakersfield Sound

    Bakersfield Sound: How a Generation of Displaced Okies Revolutionized American Music

    $21.95

    The aesthetic known as the Bakersfield Sound transformed country music, its hard edge a stark contrast to Nashville's stringed orchestras. Learn More
  16. Austin City Limits

    Austin City Limits: A Monument to Music

    $45.00

    Honored as a “historic rock and roll landmark” by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Austin City Limits is the longest-running popular music series in American television history. Learn More
  17. Amplified

    Amplified: Fiction from Leading Alt-Country, Indie Rock, Blues and Folk Musicians

    $13.95

    Amplifed presents sixteen short stories by some of the most compelling songwriters performing today. Learn More
  18. Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World (trade paperback edition)

    Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World

    $20.00

    The remarkable life and times of the man who popularized American folk music and created the science of song. Learn More
  19. A Heartbeat and a Guitar

    A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears

    $16.99

    Johnny Cash recorded Bitter Tears in 1964, four years before his live performance at Folsom Prison and six years before he recorded Man in Black. Learn More
  20. A Drink With Shane MacGowan cover

    A Drink With Shane MacGowan

    $15.00

    One of the most unusual music memoirs to appear in years. Learn More
  21. 33 1/3: Facing Future

    33 1/3 Volume 70: Israel Iz Kamakawiwo'ole's Facing Future

    $10.95

    Even at four in the morning, the strip clubs and watering holes surrounding the Honolulu studio were still hopping. The recording engineer heard a car pull into the lot, and soon the biggest man he had ever seen walked in. When he stepped into the studio, the floated floor shifted beneath the engineer's feet. Israel Kamakawiwo'ole engulfed the engineer's hand in his and said, "Hi, bruddah." Learn More
  22. 33 1/3 Volume 63: Elliott Smith's XO

    33 1/3 Volume 63: Elliott Smith's XO

    $10.95

    This book focuses on the genius of Smith's 1998 debut that remains his defining album. Learn More
  23. The Flying Burrito Bros' The Gilded Palace Of Sin

    33 1/3 Volume 61: The Flying Burrito Bros' The Gilded Palace Of Sin

    $10.95

    The Burritos wanted country music that breathed and bled, that was relevant and vital. Learn More
  24. 33 1/3: The Pogues' Rum, Sodomy & The Lash

    33 1/3 Volume 60: The Pogues' Rum, Sodomy And The Lash

    $10.95

    The band heaped their cases and bags into the corner of a small tavern and came to rest around a table. Some of them continued to sing, while others put their brows to the table and slept. Learn More
  25. 33 1/3 Volume 58: Richard & Linda Thompson's Shoot Out The Lights

    33 1/3 Volume 58: Richard and Linda Thompson's Shoot Out The Lights

    $10.95

    Richard had been married for nearly a decade to Linda, who sang his songs with empathy and clarity and who, moreover, put up with his quest for truth and self-knowledge, and bore his children, and loved him throughout. Learn More

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