Back to Van…

October 10, 2011

Final post – check out Van’s site here.


Neither, says Joni Mitchell!

October 10, 2011

or, in other words, FOLK FIGHT!

“Bob is not authentic at all.”


or Bob Dylan – rock icon? Which is more authentic?

October 10, 2011

Bob Dylan – Authentic Folk Singer?

October 10, 2011

Cultural relocation?

October 10, 2011

The Band. Not exactly at the forefront of the revolution.

Old Crow Medicine Crow, rolling easy…


Folk as activism – American roots

October 10, 2011

Pete Seeger sings of labor-activist and songwriter Joe Hill.

And Woody Guthrie sings his most famous song, one which has taken on cross-cultural connotations…

as can be heard in this Mexican version.


Intermission – time for a quiet read

October 10, 2011

New blog, Unpaved focusing on the Melbourne scene that Van is part of, and an Australian Government site detailing a history of the Australian folk scene.