Follow Me Home   2 comments

Michael Stevenson has the blog The HOBBLEHOY.
Recently he posted a The Irish Times review of Rhiannon Gidden’s 
new album with Francesco Turrisi, “They’re Calling Me Home.

We first became aware of Giddens about 15 years ago as one of the founding members of the country,
blues, and old-time music band Carolina Chocolate Drops, where she is the lead singer, fiddle, and
banjo player. In 2008, we attended the annual Houston iFest where local and international musicians and the
“iFest New Artist of the Year,” the Carolina Chocolate Drops, were scheduled to appear.

Since then, this very talented musician and her unique artistry continue to blossom.

Carolina Chocolate Drops (April 2008) — Images by kenne

“For nearly a decade, Giddens has been heralded as a luminary in the world of Americana,
and for some time, she was one of the few African-American faces represented.”
— American Songwriter

There are no words for a voice that evokes so much complexity of emotion.
This music and video will transform you into a different place. — kenne

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  1. “There are no words for a voice that evokes so much complexity of emotion.
    This music and video will transform you into a different place.”

    Absolutely true, Kenne. Just now, while I’m listening to it, it sends shivers down my spine. Thanks for making me aware of that singer and her voice.
    Have a wonderful weekend,
    Pit

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  2. Giddens does a superb job of the song, Calling Me Home, written by Alice Gerrard. https://livesessions.npr.org/videos/alice-gerrard-calling-me-home-by-alice-gerrard-from-wunc-music

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