great song, lovely cover.
Howard Tate’s rich, soulful cover of Bob Dylan’s “Girl from the North Country.”
Learn more about Howard Tate, from his start as a teenage gospel singer to his late-career rise out of hard times and back to recording, on this week’s American Routes.
I can’t wait for July 18th :)
yep gonna follow @SteveMartinToGo now
(Steve Martin’s Twitter profile photo.)
On tap for today: Steve Martin. While we won’t hear about it on the show, the actor, comic, writer, and banjo-player joined Twitter in 2010 and now has over 3 million followers. He’s collected his funniest Tweets and some of the best responses from followers in a book, which you can learn more about in this NPR interview.
Below is a sampling of recent Martin tweets:
Can you believe I was arrested for wanting to watch Oprah? And I found out later she wasn’t even home.
Drank 32 oz. soda and now moving on to heroin
It was night. Not the kind of night where the sun has set, but a night like a chicken hunkering down on a clutch of fresh quail eggs.
In legitimate armed robbery, females have a way of not losing their stuff.
Sometimes it is correct to use three semicolons: Jamie, my brother, and I got in the canoe ;;;.