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The Wildwood Flower


This week the Tuesday Guitar 3 class at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, studied the Wildwood Flower. 

The Wildwood Flower is an American song with a beautiful melody, best known through the performances and recordings of the Carter Family. …

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vol. 54 #4

by Scott Sheldon

The music of Chicago songwriter, troubadour and music educator Mark Dvorak is best described in one of his lyrics: "Another hopeful song for a dismal day." That is the themes on this, his fourth album for Waterbug, are often gloomy - the coming of middle age, lost love, a fallen soldier, or just "livin' with the blues" - but he delivers those songs in a clear, sweet tenor that conveys humor and optimism. …

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