Folk music

Little Grey Sheep

Jan 1, 2008 By Jeff McCord

There’s a quality—an easygoing, lyrical storytelling manner that eschews stridency or pretension—that all folksingers strive for and few attain. But Danny Schmidt has it in abundance: With seductive simplicity, his music demands your attention. Schmidt is a native Austinite who honed his craft amid the music scene in Charlottesville,…

Folk Hero

Nov 1, 1998 By John Morthland

He’s one of the most influential men in American music. So why haven’t you heard of Alan Lomax?