Mark Kemp

Mark Kemp

Former AG editor Mark Kemp is the author of Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race, and New Beginnings in a New South (Simon & Schuster, 2004; University of Georgia Press, 2006).

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Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents LA Folk Rockers Dawes

When Dawes came in to perform for Acoustic Guitar Sessions recently, they did stripped-down versions of three songs—"Roll with the Punches," "We're All Gonna Die," and "When the Tequila Runs Out," from their least stripped-down album yet: the bold new We're All Gonna Die

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Top 5 Countdown: Best Sara Watkins Acoustic Moments on Youtube

By Mark Kemp Sara Watkins isn’t particularly well-known for her acoustic-guitar playing — that’s been brother Sean’s role in most of her projects. She’s more well-known for her nuanced voice, fiddle playing, and generally great acoustic music-making. So, to celebrate the release of Watkins’ new…

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