Mose Allison’s take on the jazz-blues he grew up on in the South proved irresistible to many rock bands of the 60s.
Robbie Robertson helped us rediscover the sound (and the lore) of Americana and roots music. And we thank him.
For veteran rock artists who’d made their mark in the 70s, the transition to the MTV-ruled 80s presented some challenges.
Connie Converse preceded Bob Dylan by a few years. Then she disappeared. Her folk songs — and story — have taken on cult status.