Gillian Welch

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Barry Gibb: Greenfields – Gibb Brothers' Songbook Vol 1 review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
With subtle, beautiful arrangements, this foray into country-pop with covers by the likes of Dolly Parton, Jason Isbell and Gillian Welch is testament to the Bee Gees’ greatness

Alexis Petridis

07, Jan, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Gillian Welch: Boots No 2: The Lost Songs, Vol 3 review – more riches after the flood
This final instalment of unpublished gems from Welch and David Rawlings doesn’t disappoint

Kitty Empire

15, Nov, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Gillian Welch: Boots No 2: The Lost Songs, Vol 1 review – inspired outtakes from 2002
Spare yet perfectly formed, these discarded demos from Welch and David Rawlings – with more to come – offer riches galore

Phil Mongredien

09, Aug, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Emmylou Harris on her greatest hits: 'I was arrogant enough to think I could survive a flop'
The singer-songwriter talks us through her career, including duetting with Gram Parsons, discovering Gillian Welch – and wondering why today’s country music doesn’t speak to her

Marissa R Moss

22, Nov, 2018 @12:24 PM

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David Rawlings: Poor David’s Almanack review – his most Welch-like release by far
The guitar great delves deep into rural America on his third solo outing

Kitty Empire

06, Aug, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Gillian Welch: Boots No 1: The Official Revival Bootleg review – a dream debut revisited
(Acony) (2 CDs)

Neil Spencer

20, Nov, 2016 @7:45 AM

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Sarah Jarosz: Undercurrent review – classy modern Americana
(Sugar Hill)

Neil Spencer

19, Jun, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Gillian Welch and David Rawlings review – a dark, masterful journey through American history
The Nashville-based duo’s sparse, harrowing country music may have a high bodycount, but their real talent is bringing their characters to life

Martin Farrer

09, Feb, 2016 @12:49 AM

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Gillian Welch on the healing power of road trips: 'In every street sign there is poetry'
The Americana star and musical partner David Rawlings are embarking on a 7,000km-plus drive across Australia, taking in two laps of the east coast

Martin Farrer

26, Jan, 2016 @11:51 PM

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Various: Look Again to the Wind review –homage to Johnny Cash’s radical 60s album
The country giant’s tribute to Native Americans is given an impressive makeover on its 50th anniversary, writes Neil Spencer

Neil Spencer

27, Sep, 2014 @11:04 PM

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Hurray for the Riff Raff review – magnificent, rousing and tender

Alynda Lee Segarra takes tradition and adds her own spin – of a runaway American teen who rode the freight trains, writes, Kitty Empire

Kitty Empire

25, May, 2014 @10:00 AM

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Are David and Samantha Cameron Gillian Welch's biggest fans?

The cult American folk singer is best known for her dark, gloomy songs. So can she really be a favourite of the prime minister and his wife?

16, Apr, 2013 @3:32 PM

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