Leaving the gloomy past, presidential meltdowns, multiracial whiteness, and a new museum of African American music.
Richie Havens, Mavis Staples, & Rhiannon Giddens build our resolve on the weekend we honor MLK.
After the insurrection at the Capitol, remember that it is darkest just before dawn.
Articles on the relevance of history, Brexit, steps to save democracy, and a famous Martin D-28.
A special New Year’s Eve edition of Saturday Soundtrack, with music as you lift a glass to finally say goodbye to 2020.
Articles on history and patriotism, Southern albums of 2020, gutting minor league baseball, and phrases you need to stop using right now!
Tony Rice, one of the most influential acoustic guitarists of the last 50 years, passed away on Christmas Day. Rest in peace.
The top ten posts – chosen by reader views – from the Saturday Soundtrack series in 2020.
December is for “Best of…” lists. To celebrate 2020 here are the top 10 posts based on reader views.
Some new favorites uncovered while composing Saturday Soundtracks in 2020.