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Thursday, October 15 2009

The Ever-Shifting, Hour-Glass World of Loudon Wainwright III

Loudon Wainwright III has recently undertaken the ambitious task of writing songs that Charlie Poole might have given voice to had he not sabotaged his own career trajectory.


Reviews

Tuesday, May 8 2012

Loudon Wainwright III: Older Than My Old Man Now

Gerard Manley Hopkins it ain’t, but Wainwright too knows that when he grieves for others, he mourns for himself.


Friday, May 6 2011

"Maybe It's Hate, Probably It's Love": Honesty, Art, and Loudon Wainwright III

From Richard Pryor to Bill Hicks to David Foster Wallace to Spalding Gray, the motivating current for honest humour has been truthfulness about despair. And no one, not even those guys, has ever been as honest as Loudon.


Tuesday, July 27 2010

Loudon Wainwright: 10 Songs for the New Depression

Amusing musings on the financial crsis from Wainwright Sr.


Thursday, May 31 2007

Loudon Wainwright III: Strange Weirdos

This is kind of a staggering achievement up in here.


Monday, April 18 2005

Loudon Wainwright III: Here Come the Choppers!

Look out! A dozen new songs from Loudon Wainwright III show he has not mellowed during the past four decades. If anything, he's gotten meaner.


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