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2024-02-15T14:40:39.000Z
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Video Title:
Charlie Parr - "Portland Avenue" (Official Audio)
Description:
Listen to Charlie Parr's “Portland Avenue," from his new album 'Little Sun.' The song tells the story of a missing neighbor in a tune that's at once uptempo, ambulatory, and familiar. An anthem of care and community, "Portland Avenue" asks us, as Parr writes in his liner notes, to "lend support and care like we used to lend cups of sugar." Purchase/Stream: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/charlie-parr/little-sun Bandcamp: https://charlieparrmusic.bandcamp.com/album/little-sun All other platforms: https://orcd.co/charlie-parr-little-sun Over the last couple of decades, Charlie Parr has crisscrossed the world on tour more times than one can count. He also has released over a dozen albums of his songs, acclaimed for their poetic simplicity. Little Sun, his most ambitious album to date, was recorded with Tucker Martine (The Decemberists, Sufjan Stevens, My Morning Jacket) and features Parr augmenting his raw and affecting songs with stunning full-band arrangements. The remarkable backing band here includes Marisa Anderson, Victor Krummenacher, Andrew Borger, and Asher Fulero. Masterfully channeling the philosophical and transcendental qualities of the blues, Parr takes us on a journey through the winding streets of his imagination. Charlie Parr: http://www.charlieparr.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Charlie.Parr.Music Twitter: https://twitter.com/theCharlieParr Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/charlie.parr Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways Support our work! Become a Friend of Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/friends-of-folkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
Video Duration:
4 min 30 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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