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Here are the top ten articles for the Folk Music Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Another Man Done Gone
History and Lyrics of this classic folk tune describing the lament of the chain gangs in the late 1800s - early 1900s.
2. Oh Little Town of Bethlehem History and Lyrics
Philip Brooks, a priest, was inspired in 1865 when he was visiting the town of Bethlehem. Three years later, he wrote the poem for his church and his organist, Lewis Redner, added the music.
3. Poor Wayfaring Stranger Lyrics and History
Poor Wayfaring Stranger is a traditional folk song of unknown origin. Regardless of its origins, it is a hauntingly beautiful piece of music. This song has been recorded countless times.
4. Bryan Sutton Bluegrass Guitar Review
Bryan Sutton is one of the most "in demand" guitarists on the Bluegrass circuit. Bluegrass Guitar delivers hard sizzling bluegrass guitar rhythms.
5. Kenny & Amanda Smith Band
A review of "Tell Someone"; a classic bluegrass gospel project by two critically recognized bluegrass artists.
6. A Man of Constant Sorrow
History and lyrics for this traditional tune
7. Chateau Orleans – Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA
Review of a New Orleans Style Restaurant during a visit to San Diego for the Gator by the Bay Festival.
8. Folk Tunes Suitable for Halloween
Why not celebrate Halloween through music in your home? Here's a list 50 tunes to put in your listening rotation to set the proper mood.
9. Jingle Bells
One hundred and fifty+ years have passed since this song was penned and it lives on in the true tradition of Folk music being passed down through the generations vocally.
10. Alex Hargreaves Prelude Review
A review of Alex Hargreaves solo project "Prelude" Already an accomplished musician before the age of 20, Alex displays an impressive resume.
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