Reviews // 2 Articles
Forgetting the Roots: Does It Matter Who Makes Folk Music?
23 Sep 2012 // 5:14 PM
The authenticity trap: How did folk music end up in such a paradoxical place?
Best Albums of 2006
22 Dec 2006 // 11:00 PM
At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.
Ramblin' Jack Elliott: A Stranger Here
8 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM
Whether Elliott directly absorbed what was happening remains questionable, but he certainly soaked up the songs and culture on a deeper, more primal level.
Ramblin Jack Elliott: I Stand Alone
12 Jul 2006 // 6:00 PM
The album's 16 tracks clock in at a mere 32-and-a-half minutes, but there's a fullness to the disc because Elliott gives it all on every song, no matter the length. There really isn't a bad cut on the record.