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Get out your Stratocaster. Turn up the reverb. Surf’s UP!
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Seven songs inspired by or played by bluesman Blind Willie Johnson. Read about him in “American Originals.”Read More
Her voice aged badly with the years but her guitar rang as clear as ever.
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Five songs recorded during the Civil Rights Movement, including two sung by Fannie Lou Hamer.Read More
Seven songs of the open road, from Simon and Garfunkel to Counting Crows to Canned Heat.Read More