What an honor to be on this compilation with folks I grew up listening to! Sonny Terry and Brownie MGhee are folk blues legends that played in my great uncles living room in Boston, Massachusetts before I was born. They were filming an episode of Pete Seger's television show. Joan Baez was there, too. and made a big impression on my mom who was there in the audience and just 17 at the time.

I had a cassette of Doc Watson I used to listen to on my Walkman.

Life keeps moving and the music plays on. 

So many great artists on this CD.

Here's a version of the song Putumayo chose for the compilation :

"Change My Tune" from the Porch Sessions with special guest Erik Yates on Accordion.


1–Luke Winslow-KingYou Don't Know Better Than Me

2–Sonny Terry & Brownie McGheeI Was Born With The Blues

3–Jeffrey FoucaultLodi

4–Forest SunChange My Tune

5–Buck HowdyShenandoah

6–Doc WatsonSitting On Top Of The World

7–Eden BrentGoodnight Moon

8–Justin RutledgeYear Of Jubilo

9–Red Horse Feat. Eliza GilkysonJohn Gorka and Lucy KaplanskyWayfaring Stranger

10–Guy Davis (3)Everything Is Gonna Be Alright

11–The Jim Kweskin Band w/ Samoa WilsonSome Of These Days

12–Clay CumbieHere's To The Journey