Poetry & Storytelling

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for May 3, 2014
Poetry and Storytelling / Life on the Road

First Set

Capercaillie, “The Marches,” At the Heart of It All, 4:30 Compass

Ian Kearey & Ivor Cutler, “Wheely Down,” The World Is a Wonderful Place: Songs of Richard Thompson, 4:21 Green Linnet

Kate MacLeod, “PrairyErth,” Kate MacLeod at Ken Sanders Rare Books, 5:01 Waterbug

Second Set

Ben Gibbard & Jay Farrar, “California Zephyr,” One Fast Move or I’m Gone, 2:27 Atlantic Records

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

Michael McClure & Ray Manzarek, “Spanish Roses,” Love Lion, 2:51 Shanachie

Ben Gibbard & Jay Farrar, “The Void,” One Fast Move or I’m Gone, 2:59 Atlantic Records

Lisa Hannigan, “Black-Eyed Dog,” Way to Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake, 4:00 StorySound Records

Third Set

Emmylou Harris & Mark Knopfler, “All the Roadrunning,” All the Roadrunning, 4:59 Nonesuch

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.