The live music extravaganza that is the Cat’s Cradle launched into the new year with a rockin’ rompin’ show by The Devil Makes Three. A pleasant surprise to the evening was Phillip Roebuck’s opening act. I had never heard of Mr. Roebuck before, but after his first song I became a fan.
But if you only have 20 minutes, and you’d like a more uplifting story about Afghanistan, listen to Andrew Solomon on the Moth. I failed in holding back tears of joy. Click on segment 1 to listen to the full story.
All Songs Considered recently had a “songs that make you weep” edition. Here are my top three at the moment.