Sunday February 14th 2016, 6:49 pm
Happy Valentine’s Day, Lovers
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YouTube Preview ImageWillie Nelson and Dyan Cannon- Loving You Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)

YouTube Preview ImageKris Kristofoffers & Rita Coolidge – Help Me Make It Through The Night

YouTube Preview ImageJohnny Cash & June Carter Cash- ‘CauseĀ  I Love You




Tuesday January 05th 2016, 2:51 pm
Video of the Day: Chris and Morgane Stapleton
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YouTube Preview ImageChris Stapleton – More Of You

Chris Stapleton performing his song “More Of You” from his 2015 record Traveller with his wife Morgane for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert. You can watch the full concert here.




Saturday December 19th 2015, 3:46 pm
Video of the Day: Broken Circle Breakdown
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YouTube Preview ImageThe Broken Circle Breakdown- If I Needed You

The actors from the film Broken Circle Breakdown performing a beautiful cover of Townes Van Zandt’s “If I Needed You” live in concert on December 19, 2012.




Tuesday December 01st 2015, 5:48 am
Video of the Day: Pony Boy
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YouTube Preview ImagePony Boy- Magnolia

Pony Boy’s music video for “Magnolia”- a tune which apppears on her full-length album debut, Blue Gold, out now via Cosmic Thug.




Monday October 12th 2015, 11:59 am
Video of the Day: John Moreland
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YouTube Preview ImageJohn Moreland- You Don’t Care For Me Enough to Cry

John Moreland performing “You Don’t Care for Me Enough to Cry” at Music City Roots Live From The Factory on April 15, 2015.




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.