Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Valerie June

Posted by Mark Segal Kemp

AG continues its video series, Acoustic Guitar Sessions, today with Tennessee-born folk singer Valerie June, who performs a song from her critically acclaimed fourth album, Pushin' Against a Stone.

We caught up with June in the upstairs poster room at the legendary Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco. She talked about her Carter Family and Mississippi John Hurt influences; being nurtured early on by the great Norman and Nancy Blake; and falling in love with her little Triple-O Martin.

Best of all, June played a smoking, raw version of her song “Workin' Woman Blues.” Look for a AG’s interview with the singer in the June issue (naturally) of Acoustic Guitar mag, and until then, check out more on June's career and recordings at her website

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