Show DescriptionA special show to celebrate the birthday of William Blake whose poems are set to music on beloved New York indie queen Martha Redbone’s new Roots Project album “The Garden of Love- Songs of William Blake” produced by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band founder John McEuen. In an unexpected twist Ms Redbone has returned to the music of her childhood years with her grandparents in Black Mountain, Kentucky. Warm, woodsy melodies take flight through the fusion of largely prewar string-band instrumentation and her heart-worn mountain holler, as Sister Martha tells William Blake’s tales of eternal humanitarian values through music distilled in the Southland since before America was founded. Already receiving critical acclaim the album is riding high in the Folk Charts.
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