Poetry & Storytelling
Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for May 3, 2014
Poetry and Storytelling / Life on the Road
Capercaillie, “The Marches,” At the Heart of It All, 4:30 Compass
Kate MacLeod, “PrairyErth,” Kate MacLeod at Ken Sanders Rare Books, 5:01 Waterbug
Claudia Schmidt, “Roads,” Roads, 3:52 (self-produced)
Tom Waits, “On the Road,” Jack Kerouac Reads on the Road, 3:52 Rykodisc
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, “Dog,” A Coney Island of the Mind, 2:50 Rykodisc
Lisa Hannigan, “Black-Eyed Dog,” Way to Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake, 4:00 StorySound Records
Oscar Isaac, “Green Green Rocky Road,” Inside Llewyn Davis, 3:15 Nonesuch
Nick Drake, “Road,” Pink Moon, 2:00 Island
Irish poet/author Eddie Stack reads “On the Road,” a chapter from his novella The Poet, the Psychic, and the Knave.
Musician/storyteller Kevin Carr recites a story about his first visit to Ireland and a possible encounter with fairies. Recorded on February 23, 2014 at an Oakland house concert.
Eddie Stack closes with an Irish poem.