Friday October 17th 2014, 5:08 am
Video of the Day: Shakey Graves
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YouTube Preview ImageShakey Graves- Dearly Departed

Our boy done good! A n old friend of When You Awake, Shakey Graves, just appeared on Conan performing the tune “Dearly Departed” off of his brand new record, And the War Came. Check it out and then go on and buy the record. So proud of ol’ Shakey!




Sunday March 23rd 2014, 3:50 pm
Video of the Day: Dolly Parton
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YouTube Preview ImageDolly Parton- My Blue Tears (acoustic demo)

Dolly Parton singing an acoustic demo version of her song “My Blue Tears”. Listen to the final version, which appeared on her 1971 record Coat of Many Colors, after the jump.
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Monday March 10th 2014, 5:22 am
Video of The Day: The Ouse Valley Collective
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YouTube Preview ImageThe Ouse Valley Collective- All My Trials

These fellas, who hail from Lewes, UK, posted this video over on our Facebook page and it’s quite a charming three-part harmony-laden version of the traditional tune. It was recorded in the Spring of 2013. Check out their rendition of “Rolling In My Sweet Baby’s Arms” after the jump.
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Tuesday March 04th 2014, 5:58 pm
Video of the Day: Shovels And Rope
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YouTube Preview ImageShovels And Rope – Build Around Your Heart A Wall

Shovels And Rope performing their murder ballad “Build Around Your Heart A Wall” live in Athens, Georgia in December 2011.




Monday March 03rd 2014, 9:58 am
Video of the Day: Shakey Graves
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YouTube Preview ImageShakey Graves- The Man Men

Shakey Graves performing “The Many Man” live in Portland, Oregon on August 3, 2013.




Sunday March 02nd 2014, 9:52 am
Video of the Day: Lera Lynn
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YouTube Preview ImageLera Lynn- Good Hearted Man

Lera Lynn performing her tune “Good Hearted Man” live in Austin TX in Spring 2012.




Tuesday February 18th 2014, 10:11 am
Video of the Day: JD McPherson
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YouTube Preview ImageJD McPherson- Your Love (All That I’m Missing)

JD McPherson performing his tune “Your Love (All That I’m Missing)” live in Nashville, Tennessee for The Attic Sessions in November 2012.




Monday January 20th 2014, 7:14 pm
Video of the Day: Flatt and Scruggs with Maybelle Carter
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YouTube Preview ImageFlatt and Scruggs with Maybelle Carter – You Are My Flower

Flatt and Scruggs performing a beautiful picking tune taught to them by Mother Maybelle Carter.




Monday December 23rd 2013, 9:22 pm
Video of the Day: Langhorne Slim
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YouTube Preview Image Langhorne Slim- Counting Fire Flies

Langhorne Slim performing an old tune of his, “Counting Fire Flies,” live in Colorado in September 2013.




Friday December 20th 2013, 1:22 pm
Video of the Day: Ray Price
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YouTube Preview ImageRay Price- Crazy Arms

We are back after an extended holiday with the oh so sad news that the great Ray Price has passed away. Here a few videos to pay tribute to the man, including the tune that put him on the map and earned him his first #1 record back in 1956, “Crazy Arms.” More videos are after the jump.
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