"Brand New Dance by Loudon Wainright III Not a new song (Emmylou Harris, 1990) and he has re-imagined the lyrics.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGgQ9pelARA A music sampler from his new album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UF7AVlqNYJk
Stay in touch: http://www.lw3.com/home.php
"A Feather's Not a Bird by Roseanne Cash THE perf of a great song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8twd-9W472k << she owns this song. BTW, there's quite a few vids of Ry Cooder with...from the Americana Music Award 2014--all gems.
Her Site: http://rosannecash.com/home/
"Cherie" by Baaba Maal An Afro-Pop master doing nice, accessible-to-Western-sensibilities-and-ears stuff. Here's a 2-fer live from 20 years ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J0tJ6AZnOc << A brilliant artist making world-class music for 1/4 Century. Here's the kicker: nobody else I know so well mixes Amero/Euro music with African...and yet he's a secret to most of us (me included--I was hipped by satellite radio recently). His AMG bio and Discog: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/baaba...1273/biography and http://www.allmusic.com/artist/baaba...73/discography << be as amazed as his fans always are.
His Site: http://www.baabamaal.tv/home.html << he is socially and politically aware, and has done a lot for other African musicians. Helluva guy.