Jared Rabin

Jared Rabin

Jared Rabin: An Americana and Folk Country Singer and Songwriter Jared Rabin, husband, dad, avid Cubs fan and Chicago native has been around music since he was a young child. His Grandfather was the first chair violinist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. There was...
Wildwood Flower by Emmylou HArris

Wildwood Flower by Emmylou HArris

It’s springtime, and the flowers are in bloom all across Appalachia. It seems like everywhere you go in the mountains you see hikers out looking for wildflowers. Thanks to the crazy weather this year, they haven’t been as in bloom as they usually are, but the ones...
Cumberland Gap by the Wayfarers

Cumberland Gap by the Wayfarers

It’s Friday, and ol’ AJ’s knocking off a bit early to enjoy the weather and do a little pickin’. Mountain music is one of the finest, most popular traditions of Appalachia, and there’s so much good music stretching back over hundreds of years of Appalachian history...
Wabash Cannonball

Wabash Cannonball

Wabash Cannonball Last week we covered a classic rock and roll song that was covered in a bluegrass style. This week, we’re going to cover a classic bluegrass song that’s been covered by rock musicians, and even has its own place at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! The...
Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones

Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones

Wild Horses Wait, the Rolling Stones song? That’s right! This one is a bit outside the usual definition of “mountain music”, but I think you’ll agree that the version we’re talking about today fits right in with the Appalachian style; it’s also an important landmark...