For weeks now, I have been listening to and been inspired by this extraordinary compilation of 18 songs. They’re on on two CDs – music from around the world, beautifully recorded, varied, and a source of continued pleasure. Call them folk, or roots; you don’t have to understand the words to […]
Articles written by: Irwin Block
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