Song of the Week

Song of the Week: “Compared to What?”

Sophia Kinne explores the evolving perspective of the listener through her own journey with the song “Compared to What?” as performed in versions by Roberta Flack, John Legend, Les McCann & Eddie Harris.


Diddley Bow Blues

One of Paddock’s student workers, along with the Music Library Supervisor, recently made a trip across the hallway from Paddock to the Dartmouth Woodworking Shop to make diddley bows. /ˈdid-lē ˌbō/                        a home-made zither consisting of a single string tensioned between two nails on a board. The inspiration for making these instruments came while curating… Continue reading Diddley Bow Blues