In the school of American musical satire, Loudon Wainwright III is the dean, less because he's written topical songs and more because he's turned his wit inward. Somehow, he's transformed his private foibles and joys into the hard-polished mirrors of songs. In them, we simply recognize ourselves, no matter how uncomfortable it may be to look. After 40 years of music, he hasn't lost the touch. In 2010, Wainwright won a Grammy for his affectionate, wide-ranging homage to the great North Carolina songster Charlie Poole and followed that collection... More >>>