Shakey 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!
Dolly 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.
The 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.
Shovels 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.
Shakey Graves- The Man Men
Shakey Graves performing “The Many Man” live in Portland, Oregon on August 3, 2013.
Lera Lynn- Good Hearted Man
Lera Lynn performing her tune “Good Hearted Man” live in Austin TX in Spring 2012.
JD 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.
Flatt and Scruggs with Maybelle Carter – You Are My Flower
Flatt and Scruggs performing a beautiful picking tune taught to them by Mother Maybelle Carter.
Langhorne Slim- Counting Fire Flies
Langhorne Slim performing an old tune of his, “Counting Fire Flies,” live in Colorado in September 2013.
Ray 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.