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Caroline Herring

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NPR Interview!!

Caroline Herring Listserv - January 2010

Happy New Year, everyone! I am so pleased to announce that I had a terrific interview with Mary Louise Kelly on last weekend's All Th...
posted 6 years ago
Caroline Herring: Gothic Story Songs-NPR



January 2, 2010 - Mississippi singer-songwriter Caroline Herring's new album, Golden Apples of the Sun, is her most intimate and mature work to date, mixing timelessly personal story songs with Gothic tales of the modern South. But the record also includes a handful of familiar tunes, rendered anew by the singer, including classics such as "See See Rider," "Long Black Veil" and even a reinvention of Cyndi Lauper's 1986 hit "True Colors."

"I thought I could never sing it like Cyndi Lauper did," Herring tells All Things Considered guest host Mary Louise Kelly. "I'm a folksinger. I don't have that range; I don't have that style. I think Cyndi Lauper is amazing and a real American original, and so I thought she wouldn't mind. In fact, I thought she'd like it if I changed things around."
posted 6 years ago
New Video Just out! "Tales of the Islander" from Golden Apples of the Sun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--RMxPB7h-w
posted 6 years ago
Golden Apples of the Sun is now available at Amazon.com
Thank you for your support!
posted 6 years ago
Hi Everyone!  My new albums Golden Apples of the Sun and the companion EP, Silver Apples of the Moon, are now available on my website! GA will be available at ITunes on October 27th, and in stores on ...
posted 6 years ago
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About Caroline Herring

Caroline Herring is a Mississippi-born artist whose music has been hailed for combining traditional folk and bluegrass sounds with striking, original observations of modern life and love. Thoroughly steeped in southern culture, Herring began her music career in Austin, TX, where she released her first album, “Twilight,” and won Best New Artist in both the Austin American Statesman and Austin Chronicle in 2002. Since that time, Herring has built an international following and released three more albums, including the masterpiece “Golden Apples of the Sun.”

The critical acclaim for “Golden Apples of the Sun” firmly supports Herring’s status as one of the top musical artists of her generation. The Oxford American says, “Golden Apples is the album of a woman who has come into her powers as a singer-songwriter, claiming as her stomping ground the territory where folk meets alt-country.” NPR’s All Things Considered interviewed Caroline in January 2010 about the making of the record, and Jim Allen of All Music Guide said the following: “It's not easy being a great folksinger -- Kate Wolf, Linda Thompson, and Iris DeMent are some of the names on the short... (+) expand
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zirconet (level 36) wrote:
THK
Bye from Italy
6 years ago
zenfira (level 35) wrote:
Beautiful!
6 years ago
Slinger (level 39) wrote:
Fantastic new song. I was very proud to get the first bump of this one. Really nice work.
6 years ago
matrixer (level 13) wrote:
Nice!!!
6 years ago
kweinberg (level 34) wrote:
Congratulations on Sam's Song Hitting the Home Page...
6 years ago
kweinberg (level 34) wrote:
Wow - Both new tracks are simply fantastic!
6 years ago
richies (level 22) wrote:
Here in California is one of my all time favorite Kate Wolf songs. Thanks for your simply beautiful version
6 years ago
faberex (level 42) wrote:
another two pearls of songs
6 years ago
iancat87 (level 13) wrote:
Quite an interesting take on Long Black Veil. I like it!
6 years ago
KomycFairey (level 26) wrote:
thanks for sharing your wonderful music. your voice is beautiful:)
6 years ago
elainehudson (level 44) wrote:
A beautiful voice! Thanks for sharing your music on t61.
6 years ago
faberex (level 42) wrote:
just beautiful
6 years ago
Namlek (level 12) wrote:
Song For Fay is great! Thanks
6 years ago
kweinberg (level 34) wrote:
Another beautiful song! Thank you.
6 years ago
casey55 (level 1) wrote:
Absolutely love this finely crafted music...this is poetry...this is songwriting..this is what art is all about.
6 years ago
todash (level 36) wrote:
How about a show in Athens, GA.
6 years ago
todash (level 36) wrote:
Wow. You are awesome.
6 years ago
songasm (level 28) wrote:
rock on
will come back with more hearts...
6 years ago
Wishful (level 38) wrote:
Beautiful for sure! ;>)
6 years ago
luminousspice (level 25) wrote:
I love Tales of the Islander :)
6 years ago
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