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Tom Russell

Columns

Sunday, July 31 2011

Knocking on History's Door with Singer-Songwriter Tom Russell

Deep in the texture of Tom Russell's songs exists a well-examined stockpile of history told from the point-of-view of a sociologist with nimble literary prowess.


Reviews

Wednesday, September 7 2011

Tom Russell: Mesabi

Tom Russell's Mesabi offers powerful meditations on heroes and legends.


Monday, October 19 2009

Tom Russell: Blood and Candle Smoke

Cut from the same cloth as songwriting alchemists Kris Kristofferson and Guy Clark, Russell's evocative portraits of everyday life draw as much from Graham Green as they do Johnny Cash.


Thursday, March 26 2009

Gretchen Peters with Tom Russell: One to the Heart, One to the Head

Two talented songwriters lay their pens down for a cover album that's one of the best folk records in recent memory.


Thursday, January 22 2009

Tom Russell: Veteran's Day

A two-disc journey through the work of a great American storyteller in song.


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