Ben Sollee And Daniel Martin Moore: Newport Folk 2010
It's no surprise that two Kentucky singer-songwriters would come together to bond over their love of mountain life. But the first album-length collaboration by cellist Ben Sollee and guitarist/banjo player Daniel Martin Moore, Dear Companion, is about little else. Recorded to raise money and awareness for Appalachian preservation — most pointedly in opposition to mountaintop-removal coal mining — the album was produced by another likeminded Kentuckian, Jim James of My Morning Jacket. Here, Sollee and Moore perform live at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I.
Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.