July 25, 2011

Make No Mistake: Gillian Welch's The Harrow & The Harvest

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings are back at it, finally. On June 28th, Welch, with her 1956 Gibson J-50, and Rawlings, with his 1935 Epiphone Olympic, released The Harrow & The Harvest, their first new album since 2003. The stories woven into the minimalist guitar and banjo work are rich and varied (see interview with NPR's Terry Gross), but there's another interesting and unexpected story about the album. Check it out...

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