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  1. respect the classics
    The Dos and Don’ts of Referencing Leonard CohenDO: Harness the prophetic wisdom of “Anthem” (and obviously DON’T cover “Hallelujah”).
  2. switched on pop
    The L.A. Guitar Shop Reinventing Indie FolkEveryone from Taylor Swift to Phoebe Bridgers is on an Old Style kick.
  3. grammys 2022
    How to Change a GenreThree Grammy-nominated musicians grapple with racism and respect in roots music.
  4. my christmas single is dropping
    Joni Mitchell Debuts ‘River’ Music Video“A Christmas song for people who are lonely at Christmas! We need a song like that.”
  5. obits
    Folk Singer-Songwriter Nanci Griffith Dead at 68Her songs became hits for Bette Midler and Suzy Bogguss, and she collaborated with John Prine and Emmylou Harris.
  6. tributes
    Steve Earle Honors Late Son Justin Townes Earle With Covers AlbumProceeds from J.T. will go toward a trust for Justin’s 3-year-old daughter.
  7. the inside track
    Adrianne Lenker’s instrumentals Are Stunning Sounds of IsolationThis time, the singer-songwriter’s challenge to listen comes as a gift.
  8. vulture guides
    Your Map to the Musical Woods of Taylor Swift’s folkloreSeventeen post-folklore music recommendations, from Bob Dylan to Sixpence None the Richer.