Hey, it’s with gratitude and humility we announce that Child Ballads has been nominated for two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards: Best Album, and Best Traditional Track “Willie Of Winsbury.” So happy to be included among our friends and fellow nominees. Best wishes and luck to everyone!
fRoots nominates Child Ballads for Album of the Year [...]
I don’t know if it’s really hard-to-find, or if I was just looking in all the wrong places. But finally coming upon a UK vinyl pressing of American folk singer-songwriters Jefferson Hamer and Anaïs Mitchell’s Child Ballads, released just four months ago and apparently vanishing about 20 minutes later, definitely ranks among the highlights of my record-buying year so far… [...]
Jefferson gives an interview and lesson with Acoustic Guitar magazine [...]
photo by Jordan Holloway – Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer on eTown 5.23.13
Child Ballads by Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer was recently featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition [...]
Here’s a link to Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer live on BB2 The Folk Show with host Mark Radcliff. Date: 2/27/2013
On ‘Child Ballads’, folk music, and his collaboration with Anais Mitchell
By Kim Ruehl, About.com Guide
Jefferson Hamer – Interview about Child Ballads.
“Through Mitchell and Hamer, these characters, made flat by design and even more by time, spring into full dimension, ache and grieve and flirt, live and die and get born again.”
Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer: Child Ballads | Album Reviews | Pitchfork.