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Garrin Benfield – Unbound

I’ve known San Francisco based singer-songwriter Garrin Benfield for some time. In the mid ‘oughties’ (this century has turned out sucky for decade names so far,) we were booked on the same bill at a local SF acoustic music showcase night. At the end of the evening, Garrin and I jumped onstage for an impromptu […]

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Mike Seeger Handed Us a Legacy

Mike Seeger, who died a few days ago, handed us a legacy. He made it his life duty to transfer to us the love and appreciation he felt for traditional American folk music, at the same time giving us the wherewithal to make use of it. In the 1950s, along with his family members and […]

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