The staccato piano hits like concentrated bursts of firework, ambient tones stretching out the drama with dialogue: "There are moments in a rock star's life that define who he is. Where there is darkness, there is no you." Yup, it's a trailer for music biopic, all right, but cut with scenes of surreal fantasy. Enter: Rocketman.
If last week felt a little more... exhausting than usual, you're not alone. And if you're already finding yourself in need of a palliative before lunchtime on a Monday, well, you've come to the right place.
This week on Homespun we heard new music from The Earls of Leicester, Joan Baez, and Michigan's own Jen Sygit! We also heard from Hank Bradley, Sandy Bradley & the Small Wonder String Band, The Red Squirrels, and newly inducted IBMA Hall of Famer Ricky Skaggs.