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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. House of Cash (paperback)

    House of Cash: The Legacies of my Father, Johnny Cash

    $14.99

    House of Cash is an unprecedented look at the life and inspirations of the Man in Black, by none other than his namesake son, John Carter Cash. Gathering together previously unpublished photographs, lyrics, art, notes, and recollections from the Cash family archives, John Carter paints a portrait of his father’s inner life, and the values he imparted to his son and family. Learn More
  9. I'm Your Man

    I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen

    $16.99

    The legend behind such songs as "Suzanne," "Bird on the Wire" and "Hallelujah" and the poet and novelist behind such groundbreaking literary works as Beautiful Losers and Book of Mercy, Leonard Cohen is one of the most important and influential artists of the most important and influential artists of our era, a man of powerful emotion and intelligence whose work has explored the definitive issues of human life—sex, religion, power, meaning, love. Learn More
  10. Introducing Bert Williams

    Introducing Bert Williams: Burnt Cork, Broadway, and the Story of America's First Black Star

    $18.95

    According to critics of his time, Bert Williams was “the Greatest Comedian on the American Stage.” Learn More
  11. John Fahey: Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You: The Fonotone Years 1958-1965

    John Fahey: Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You: The Fonotone Years 1958-1965

    $60.00

    More than ten years in the making, this critically acclaimed box set-originally published in 2011-features the earliest recordings of one of the most influential guitarists of the 1960s and '70s, blues and folk pioneer John Fahey (1939-2001). Learn More
  12. Johnny Cash: I See A Darkness

    Johnny Cash: I See a Darkness

    $17.95

    The first and only illustrated biography of "The Man in Black", Johnny Cash, the most famous country singer of all time. Learn More
  13. Johnny Cash: The Life (paperback)

    Johnny Cash: The Life

    $20.00

    The definitive biography of an American legend. Learn More
  14. Kansas City Lightning (paperback)

    Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker

    $16.99

    Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in America. Learn More
  15. The Letters of Joe Hill

    Letters of Joe Hill: Centenary Edition

    $11.95

    Radical songwriter and organizer Joe Hill was murdered by the capitalist state in 1915, but his songs continue to inspire working-class activists and musicians. Learn More
  16. Man From Muscle Shoals (paperback)

    Man from Muscle Shoals: My Journey from Shame to Fame

    $18.95

    This is the story of legendary record producer Rick Hall and his historic role in the development of the world-famous “Muscle Shoals sound.” Learn More
  17. The Mayor of MacDougal Street

    Mayor of MacDougal Street: A Memoir

    $15.99

    Dave van Ronk (1936-2002) was not only one of the founding figures of the 1960s folk music revival; he was a pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter and arranger, a powerful singer, and one of the most influential guitarists of his era. He was also a marvelous storyteller, a peerless musical historian, and one of the most quotable figures in The Village. Learn More
  18. The Nashville Sound

    Nashville Sound: Bright Lights and Country Music

    $26.95

    While on a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard, journalist and novelist Paul Hemphill wrote of that pivotal moment in the late sixties when traditional defenders of the hillbilly roots of country music were confronted by the new influences and business realities of pop music. Learn More
  19. Nick Drake: Dreaming England

    Nick Drake: Dreaming England

    $25.00

    Since his death in 1974 at the age of twenty-six, singer-songwriter Nick Drake has gained a huge international audience and come to be thought of as the epitome of English romanticism. But while his small body of work has evoked poetic comparisons with Blake and Keats, closer inspection of Drake’s music reveals many global and cosmopolitan influences that confound his status as an archetypal English troubadour. Learn More
  20. On Highway 61 (paperback)

    On Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom

    $16.95

    On Highway 61 explores the historical context of the significant social dissent that was central to the cultural genesis of the sixties. \ Learn More
  21. Pocket Cash

    Pocket Cash

    $19.95

    Completed just before legendary music photographer Jim Marshall's death, Pocket Cash brings us unique moments from the illustrious career of The Man in Black. Learn More
  22. Satan Is Real (paperback)

    Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers

    $14.99

    The beautiful and tragic saga of the Louvin Brothers—one of the most legendary country duos of all time—is one of America’s great untold stories. Learn More
  23. So Long, Marianne

    So Long, Marianne: A Love Story

    $24.95

    At 22, Marianne Ihlen travelled to the Greek island of Hydra with writer Axel Jensen. Axel wrote and Marianne kept house, until the day Axel abandoned her and their newborn son for another woman. One day while Marianne is shopping in a little grocery store, in walks a man who asks her to join him and some friends outside at their table. He introduces himself as Leonard Cohen, then a little-known writer. Learn More
  24. So Many Roads (paperback)

    So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead

    $19.99

    Fifty years after they first came together and changed the sound of rock 'n' roll, the Grateful Dead remain one of rock's most beloved bands—a musical and cultural phenomenon that spans generations and paved the way for everything from the world of jam bands and the idea of independently released music to social networking. Learn More
  25. The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax

    Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music

    $35.00

    A new look at the legendary folklorist and his work. Learn More

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