• Glen Campbell passes

    We share the sadness in the rest of the music world as news breaks today that Glen Campbell, celebrated country singer and guitarist, has died at the age of 81. Campbell had been suffering this past few years from Alzheimer's

  • Hartford and Forrester home recordings available

    Spring Fed Records, a label associated with the Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University, has announced a January 15 release for Home Made Sugar and a Puncheon Floor, a CD of home recordings made by John Hartford and Howdy Forrester. Serious

  • John Hartford – Life, Love & Music

    Raven Records has released a 2-disc CD package that contains the five early RCA albums by John Hartford. Life, Love & Music - 5 Essential Albums 1966-1969 contains all the tracks from John Hartford Looks at Life (1966), Earthwords & Music

  • Reflections on Aereo-plain

    I have a vivid memory of the first time I ever heard John Hartford’s Aereo-Plain album. It was on vinyl; played on a record player that dated back to the time of the album’s release, with speakers stretching out to their

  • John Hartford – Oh Yeah

    The producers of a documentary about musical free spirit John Hartford are among the latest bluegrassers to raise money for their project through Kickstarter, which allows fans and supporters to make on-line donations in amounts large and small in return

  • Hartford, Rice and Clements

    Here's one we missed when it was released in April, a recording by John Hartford, Tony Rice and Vassar Clements in 1988, with Roy Huskey Jr on bass and Mark Howard on mandolin. Titled simply Hartford, Rice and Clements, the album