The other day, I woke up humming Guy Clark's "Dublin Blues."
That terrific performance is from Transatlantic Sessions
, a long-running project uniting musicians from different countries and varying musical backgrounds. "For almost two decades, the sessions have been inviting American musicians – from Rufus Wainwright to Emmylou Harris to James Taylor – to the UK to collaborate with British musicians steeped in the folk tradition, and filming the results
. Imagine Later with Jools Holland, if all the acts played on each other's songs. And with more accordion." Drawing from Wikipedia's list of performances
, I offer for your listening pleasure... Transatlantic Sessions. [more inside]