Thursday Music: When The Fire Sets Us Free – Steve Carlson

Hey gang, below is my entry into National Public Radio’s annual song contest, aka ” Tiny Desk Contest”. The video is rare footage of an irascible and cantankerous recluse in his natural habitat performing a surprisingly tender song at serious odds with his public persona. So if you could find…

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Thursday Music: Bard Extraordinaire – Steve Carlson

I wrote this song over 20 years ago. It was inspired by a dear friend who’s a great writer, and by William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech. No shit. I entered this video into NPR’s 2017 Tiny Desk Contest. Here I am, unplugged. I’m always unplugged. Bard Extraordinaire A stack…

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