Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Flower & Tree
Calling all folkies to check out Forest Mountain Hymnal and their new project Dear Balladeer. In installments of two a month, Nashville husband-and-wife duo Rebecca and Jonathan Moody will be releasing 24 previously unrecorded folk tunes as collected by the legendary 'dean of American balladeers' John Jacob Niles. Try on their Shirt Of Lace for size below.
Forest Mountain Hymnal - Shirt Of Lace
And just in case you're wondering what all the fuzz is about, here's the maestro himself. "And bid me farewell for ever-o..."
John Jacob Niles - The Gypsy Laddie